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Introduction

AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine is a Part-147 approved aerospace training campus and is the only one of its kind in Europe which offers all training courses for all levels and all types of students.

General Information

AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine provides initial training, from Bac professionnel (vocational A-levels) to BTS (advanced vocational training certificate), either through educational training or apprenticeship, and continuing vocational training in aircraft maintenance.

AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine is situated near Bordeaux, on a 26-hectare site. Due to its size, it can be used to host conferences or seminars, and it also offers many training facilities (class rooms, multipurpose rooms, aviation workshops, technical platforms, aircraft hangars, etc.) and innovative training tools (immersive virtual reality room, A320 maintenance simulator, etc.).

  • Initial training / aeronautical maintenance for school students and professional bachelors
  • Continuing training for employees
  • Vocational training for job seekers
  • On-site or Abroad for international trainees


  • The campus is installed in a wooded park with a 13th century castle. Its goal is to tailor the training offered to the needs of companies, initiate new projects in new sectors (Data Space Campus | The Bateau des Métiers) and promote the level of excellence of the aviation sector in the Aquitaine region. Formerly a site of the French Ministry of Defence, the campus is now the property of the Conseil régional d’Aquitaine (the regional council of Aquitaine) and it is operated by the AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine association.

    Approvals & Certifications

    AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine is Part-147 approved [in accordance with the European regulations and the EASA] and can therefore provide training and tests for students in order to allow them to acquire the basic aeronautic knowledge.

    B1-1: Turbine powered aeroplanes

    B1-3: Turbine powered helicopters

    B2: Avionics systems of aeroplanes and helicopters

    AHTS & Aerocampus

    Since 2014, AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine hosts H120 training with instructors and training devices provided by Airbus Helicopters Training Services.

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