An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is responsible for maintaining and repairing aircrafts to ensure their safe and efficient operation. In India, to become an AME, one typically completes a course from a DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) approved Institute. The course typically includes the following:
Theory classes: Students are taught the principles of aircraft systems, aerodynamics, avionics, and maintenance procedures.
Practical training: Students receive hands-on training on aircraft systems and components, as well as maintenance and repair techniques.
Examinations: Students are required to pass both written and practical examinations in order to be certified as an AME.
Certification: On successful completion of the course, students are awarded with DGCA approved AME License.
The course duration varies depending on the institute, usually it varies between 18 months to 2 years. The course is open for candidates who have completed 10+2 level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects and should have a minimum of 50-60% marks in aggregate.
It's worth noting that The DGCA has a list of approved institutes and students should verify that the institute they choose is on the list before enrolling.read more..