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Pre-entry level courses

Avionics training

Pre-Entry Level Training

The Pre-Entry-level Training (PELT) courses are designed for ab-initio technicians or maintainers who did not practice operational maintenance on helicopters in the past months or years.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Pre-Entry Level Training

Trainees can benefit from several Self-Assessments available on the AHTS Learner Portal, in order to check if they have the prerequisites to join a Type Rating course.
More information on Self-Assessment

In case of low or average grade, it is recommended to join a Pre-Entry-level training to acquire the necessary level and thus perform the type rating course in the best conditions. The Bridge courses have different durations according to the topics, trainees’ background and goals for the planned conversion to type course.

These programs are valid for any aircraft, and can be customized for each customer. The PELT course is planned the week prior to the Type Rating course.

PREQUESITES

Applicants must have the knowledge of B1-3, B2 category.

To evaluate your aptitudes to join the course, the following tests are available on the Learner Portal, free of charge for the customer:

  • Technical English

  • Aeronautical English

  • Fundamentals of Avionics

  • Fundamentals of Mechanics

  • Standard Practices

  • COURSE CONTENT

    Theoretical and Practical Instruction

  • Technical English (one week)

  • Avionics Standard Practices (two weeks)

  • Mechanics Standard Practices (two weeks)

  • Basics of Hydraulics (1 to 2 weeks)

  • Autopilot basics (1 week)

  • Radio/Coms & Radio/Nav Basics (1 week)

  • Maintenance practice on AH fleet (Ab Initio 2 to 3 months)

  • NH 90 Avionics Standard practices (1 week)

  • NH 90 Mechanics Standard practices (1 week)

  • Rotary wings generalities (2 to 4 days)

  • Electronic Technical documentation (3 to 5 days)


  • Important note: All these courses are not Part 147 approved. This is a non-exhaustive list, course can be adapted upon request

    CERTIFICATE

    After successful course completion, the trainee will be awarded an AHTS diploma.

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Pre-Entry Level Training

    Avionics Standard Practices

    The Standard Practices course provides knowledge on general maintenance procedures and best practices to use maintenance tools. This course also provides safety instructions for technical operations (ex: Refueling, fire extinguishers).

    2 weeks

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Avionics Standard Practices

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST

  • Hold a valid type rating on the corresponding type of aircraft
  • AND
  • Be capable of reading and understanding the official maintenance documentation, and have the ability to write and communicate in comprehensive English, to prevent any misunderstandings.


  • To evaluate your aptitudes to join the course, the following tests are available on the Learner Portal, free of charge for the customer:
  • Technical English
  • Standard practices
  • COURSE CONTENT

    THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS (Duration: 2 WEEKS)

  • General maintenance and repair procedures
  • Standard repairs
  • Cleaning – Protection – Paint
  • Sealing
  • Bonding
  • Handling, safety and technical instructions
  • Periodical and optional monitoring, routine inspections
  • Storage and preservation
  • Blade standard practices
  • Practical “hands-on”


  • Important note: This course is not Part 147 approved.

    CERTIFICATE

    After successful course completion, the trainee will be awarded an AHTS diploma.

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Avionics Standard Practices

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Avionics Standard Practices