- Development of Training/Qualification and Certification Programs for Composite Maintenance Technicians
- Date issued
- Office of Primary Responsibility
This advisory circular (AC) is intended as a guideline for repair organizations to develop a formal training program for qualification and certification of composite technicians that they employ. This AC contains recommendations for the experience, training, qualification, and examination of persons performing maintenance and repair of aircraft composite structures or other aviation composite components. It recommends criteria for the qualification of personnel to be able to understand the technical principles involved in the maintenance and repair of aircraft composites. This document applies to those individuals directly responsible for providing training, supervision, or oversight of composite maintenance personnel. Organizations may use the information contained in this AC to develop a written program describing the guidelines used to train, qualify and certify personnel. This AC provides a means, but not the only means, of developing a composite maintenance training program.
- AC 65-33A (PDF)