Aircraft Maintenance Authority - Australian Government

Service summary

You may require an aircraft maintenance authority if you are a licensed aircraft engineer. Maintenance authorities allow you to carry out maintenance on a particular aircraft that is of a type that is not covered by your Aircraft Engineer Licence (AEL). You may be required to hold more than one maintenance authority, whilst you work towards improving the scope of your AEL.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authority you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old (unless otherwise approved);
  • Be able to speak, read and write English;
  • Not suffer from a disability that is likely to affect your technical skill or judgement;
  • Have the appropriate experience and training for the type of maintenance for which the MA is required; and
  • Have passed the required written, oral and /or practical tests.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$130 per hour. Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Maintenance Personnel Licensing
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300737032
ame.licensing@casa.gov.au

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