Exploring the AW139: Familiarisation (Cat.C) course vs. Type Training Course

AW139 Familiarisation Cat. C Course - Next-AT

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of aviation, knowledge is not just power; it’s the key to safety, efficiency, and professional development.

As a senior aircraft maintenance engineer, you understand this better than most. You know that continuing education is crucial, but the many course offerings can be overwhelming, each course can significantly enhance your understanding and skills.

In this article, we will explore the main differences between the Type Training Course and the Familiarisation (Cat. C) Course, both tailored specifically for the prestigious AW139 helicopter.

But what exactly separates these two courses, and how can each enrich your professional life? Let’s delve into the details.

Familiarisation Course (Cat. C): An Overview from a Higher Perspective

The Familiarisation (Cat. C) Course offers a broad overview of the AW139. It includes general familiarisation and Category C theoretical training, making it an ideal refresher for those who want to keep their knowledge current and their skills sharp.

This Level 1 course provides a clear, straightforward description of the helicopter and its systems, giving you a broad understanding without overwhelming details.

Imagine comprehending the AW139 at a glance, recognizing its systems, their functions, and how they interact. This is the insight the Familiarisation (Cat. C) Course provides!

The duration of the course is 5 days of Theoretical Training via virtual classroom. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance.

If you request the final exam, once is passed, you will be able to get the CoR (Certificate of Recognition) for Category C according to EASA Part-66 & GCAA CAR 66 regulations.


The Type Training Course: Comprehensive and Detailed Instruction

The AW139 Type Training Course is more than just a learning experience; it’s an extensive exploration into the AW139 (PWC PT6). Crafted in accordance with EASA Part-66 and GCAA CAR 66, Appendix III “Type Training and Examination Standard”, this course provides an exhaustive understanding of the helicopter’s systems and their complex interrelationships.

Moreover, it equips you with the practical knowledge necessary for the proper execution of your duties. Imagine possessing an intimate understanding of an AW139, being familiar with each component and system as though it were an extension of yourself.

It’s not just about understanding; it’s about mastery. That’s the level of proficiency the Type Training Course aims to provide!

The duration of the course is 5 weeks of Theoretical training via Virtual Classroom and 2 weeks of Practical element on real aircraft. After finishing and passing the final exam, you will be able to get the CoR (Certificate of Recognition) according to EASA Part-66 & GCAA CAR 66 regulations.

Secure your spot in our next AW139 Familiarisation (Cat. C)course now!

We’re launching our next AW139 Familiarisation (Cat. C) Course on August 5th!

This is an incredible opportunity for you to refresh your knowledge, stay at the cutting edge of technology, and ensure your skills remain top-notch.

Are you prepared to take your professional understanding and expertise to the next level? If you’re intrigued, we’re more than happy to provide additional information and guidance to help you decide which course aligns best with your learning objectives.

Remember, in the fast-paced world of aviation, knowledge is the key to power, growth, and success. And we’re here to help you unlock that power. So, don’t delay!

Contact us today to learn more about these courses and to receive a quotation.

We’re excited to guide you on your journey from the realm of the familiar to the extraordinary.

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey?

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