This course can only be taken as a Standalone Short Course.

The 3 day AMAC Fundamentals course provides you with a thorough understanding of airworthiness organisations, policies and processes. The lectures are a combination of academic learning by Cranfield University academic staff and training briefs by Military Aircraft Airworthiness (MAA) and military subject matter specialists.

The target audience for this course are Letter of Airworthiness Authority (LoAA) Holders within the project team environment and Front Line Command (FLC) personnel supporting Chief Air Engineers and Military Continuing Airworthiness Managers (MilCAM). You should review your suitability for this course with line managers and MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) mandate if applicable.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 09 - 11 Jul 2024
    • 19 - 21 Nov 2024
  • Duration3 days
  • LocationOnline/Hybrid or Face-to-face
  • Cost£770 Concessions available

Course structure

The course has an assessment that tests the individual’s ability to interpret and apply the MRP to delivery team and FLC airworthiness activities.

Core content

  • Airworthiness principles
  • Military airworthiness development and the maa regulatory framework
  • Concept of certification and approvals
  • Role of a project team
  • Type airworthiness
  • Continuing airworthiness
  • Safety management systems and risk management
  • Human factors and error management
  • Lessons learned from accident
  • Release to service
  • Legal accountability
  • Integrity management of military aircraft
  • Beyond life airworthiness management

Who should attend

This course is suitable for those requiring an understanding of military airworthiness. It is suitable for military and civilian personnel from within the defence industry, both the UK and internationally.  It would be highly relevant MOD CAMOs and MAA personnel and aircraft designers and aviation industries involved with the MOD.

You are expected to be familiar with the role of Delivery teams and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) and prepared to engage fully in group discussions and technical debates. This course is not aimed at those new to the military air domain, or have little or no experience of airworthiness as you will need to apply airworthiness principles taught in context to your environment.


A limited number of MOD sponsored places are available.

Location and travel


How to apply

To apply for this course please use the online application form.

Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.