Course Details

Maintenance and Inspections Regulations

The course is divided into four modules that cover a range of maintenance and inspection topics regarding the privileges and limitations afforded to an FAA certificated Airframe and Powerplant technician, the details of required maintenance and inspection actions, how to use the required maintenance publications and documentation, how the regulations are applied to all aviation products and parts, and ethical pathways that can be followed to reduce and eliminate safety risks caused by human factors. Each lesson within the course serves to provide a deeper understanding of the specific topics mentioned above and connects the knowledge of this framework to required skills needed to perform proper maintenance and inspection of aircraft.

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic Reading Comprehension, Basic Computer Skills, Basic Internet Browsing Skills

What You’ll Learn

Course Module Listing


Course Pre-Test

Course Introduction

Module 1: Maintenance, Inspections, and Mechanic Privileges

Module Introduction

Overview 1: Title 14

Overview 2: Maintenance Related Regulations

Lesson 1: Overview of the Maintenance Technician

Lesson 2: Mechanic Certification – General

Lesson 3: Mechanic Certification – Specific

Lesson 4: Inspection Authorization

Lesson 5: FAR Part Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

Lesson 6: FAR Part General Operating and Flight Rules

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Module 2: Performing and Recording Maintenance and Inspections

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Types of Inspections

Lesson 2: Special Inspections

Lesson 3: Preparation for Inspection

Lesson 4: Publications

Lesson 5: FAA and Non-FAA Documents

Lesson 6: Forms

Lesson 7: Records

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Module 3: Products, Parts and LSA

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Parts Certification Regulations

Lesson 2: Control of Parts

Lesson 3: Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) Maintenance

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Module 4: Maintenance Ethics and Human Factors

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Ethical Decision-Making for Aviation Technicians

Lesson 2: The Importance and History of Human Factors

Lesson 3: Current Approaches in Human Factors

Module Summary

Module Assessment

End-of-Course Test and Survey

Course Assessment

Course Survey