Accredited courses address industry, enterprise, educational, legislative or community needs that are not covered in nationally endorsed Training Packages. Accredited courses can respond to changing skill requirements, including changes to the needs of emerging and converging industries and sectors.
Why have a course is accredited ?
Course accreditation is formal confirmation that the course:
is nationally recognized
meets an established industry, enterprise, educational, legislative or community need
provides appropriate competency outcomes and a satisfactory basis for assessment
meets national quality assurance requirement
participant/employer financial assistance through various government agencies
Who can deliver an accredited course?
Subject to permission from DGCA, only a APPROVED training organization can offer and deliver accredited courses that lead to nationally recognized qualifications.
Who is the regulatory body in India for Accreditation of AME course ?
Director General of Civil Aviation is the regulatory body and approving authority of AME training schools. They are empowered to approve under rule 133 B of Indian Aircraft Rules.
Rule 61 of Aircraft Rules, stipulates that for grant of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s (AME) license, and for obtaining relaxation in total Aeronautical Maintenance Experience one should do this AME course from DGCA, approved training schools.
Series E, Part VIII of CAR deals with the approval of Training Institutes under Rule 133B, for imparting ab- initio training to students in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering in the following streams , and prescribes the minimum requirements for grant of approval and its continuity :
Mechanical stream (Aeroplane and Powerplants) -- comprising of Light Aeroplanes (LA), Heavy Aeroplanes (HA), Piston Engine (PE) and Jet Engine (JE).
Mechanical stream (Helicopters and Powerplants) -- comprising of Rotary Wing Aircraft (RA), Piston Engine (PE) and Jet Engine (JE).
Avionics stream - comprising of Electrical System (ES), Instrument System (IS) and Radio Navigation System (RN).