Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Identify the regulatory requirements pertinent to the aircraft maintenance manager.
2. Analyze and apply the fundamentals of an approved aircraft maintenance program
3. Determine and analyze the requirements necessary to develop effective and efficient maintenance programs as carried out by manufacturers, carriers, General Aviation, repair facilities or corporate aviation operations.
4. Compare and contrast the various requirements for a maintenance program and how they relate to maintenance program development.
5. Evaluate the integration of the maintenance and engineering organization and its relationship to ancillary functions within a business or corporation.
6. Describe the organization and functions of a maintenance department, such as specific tasks performed by the maintenance activity, use of computer technology in management functions, and performance measurement.
7. Analyze the requirements for engineering technical services and why they are essential for maintenance problem resolution.
8. Analyze and apply the requirements for Technical Publications, organizational training, as well as how to integrate and maximize computer support.
9. Interpret different maintenance levels to gain an understanding of where maintenance is performed and why as well as the varying requirements at each maintenance level.
10. Evaluate oversight functions in a maintenance organization including Quality Control and Assurance, Reliability and Reliability Programs and the Maintenance Safety Function.
11. Analysis Human Factors in aircraft maintenance and inspection.