SAME is offering CAR 147 (BASIC) AME training in two categories i.e. Category B1.1 (Aeroplane Turbine) and Category B2 (Avionics) in line with DGCA’s regulations as per CAR 147 Basic.
Category B1.1 (Aeroplane Turbine) - Students enrolled under Category B1.1 (Aeroplane Turbine) are trained to obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License with respect to maintenance performed on aircraft structure, powerplant of Light Aeroplane (LA), Heavy Aeroplane (HA), Piston Engine (PE) and Jet Engine (JE).
Category B2 (Avionics) - Students enrolled under Category B2 (Avionics) are trained to obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License with respect to maintaining an aircraft’s Electrical System (ES), Instrument System (IS) and Radio Navigation System (RN).
AME course for both the categories is of 2 years’ duration split into four semesters.
In those four semesters, a total of 1440 hours are devoted to classroom instruction, and a total of 960 hours approximately to practical trainings, out of which 288 hours are spent at IndiGo's maintenance facility at IGI Airport, New Delhi as required by DGCA guideline CAR 147 (BASIC).
An important part of the curriculum is the practical knowledge, in addition to classroom instructions. SAME has developed twelve workshops/laboratories, so as to impart the highest standards of practical training and skill development.
SAME ensures that it follows the DGCA prescribed curriculum and prepares the students to appear for the examinations to obtain a license conducted by the DGCA.