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Specific courses

Mechanics training

Airframe Repair

The composite repair training course is designed to provide the technicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to detect and repair damages on the composite fuselage of the helicopter.

1-3 weeks

GENERAL INFORMATION

Airframe Repair

PREQUESITES

APPLICANTS MUST

(Note: In this course, the number of trainee is limited to 4 persons)
  • Hold a basic technical knowledge on aircraft.
  • 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 (strongly recommended):
  • Technical English
  • Standard practices

  • COURSE CONTENT

    THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION (Duration: 1 to 3 WEEKS)

    (Note: 80% of the course is hands-on practical training. This course is customized according to the applicable type of aircraft)

  • Standard repair practice (Implemented resins, creation and use of a vacuum bag, honeycomb exchange)
  • Basic composite knowledge (monolithic and sandwich manufacturing items, vacuum, autoclave, press)
  • Various damage identification and estimation before repairing (tap test, ultrasound check)
  • Material management (glue, tools, equipment)
  • Operation on thermoplastic materials (stop cracks, patch)
  • Inserts removal and installation (cowling, fairing, floor panel
  • Composite and metallic material riveting
  • Touch paint
  • OPTIONAL COURSES

  • Painting course
  • Non-destructive test (NDT) course
  • CUSTOMIZED COURSE

    Customized course can be proposed upon request.

    Important note: All these courses are not Part 147 approved.

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Airframe Repair

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Airframe Repair

    Mechanical Assembly

    The Mechanical Assembly training provides practical knowledge and proficiency to inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair the major components of the aircraft. These skills will be useful for “basic maintenance” and shop repair.

    1-4 weeks

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Mechanical assembly

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST

    (Note: In this course, the number of trainee is limited to 4 persons)

  • Hold a valid type rating on the corresponding type of aircraft
  • 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 (strongly recommended):
  • Technical English
  • Standard practices
  • Fundamentals of Mechanics
  • COURSE CONTENT

    THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION (Duration: 1 to 4 weeks)

    During this training, the trainee will be able to discover the description, function and repair process of the helicopter components.
  • Documentation
  • Main rotor head
  • Main gear box
  • Tail gear box – Tail rotor head
  • Tail gear box – Tail rotor drive shaft
  • Practical hands-on
  • ADVANTAGES

    (Note: This course may be customized according to customer’s request.)
  • Practical tasks on major components
  • Time saver


  • Important note: All these courses are not Part 147 approved.

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Mechanical Assembly

    Medium Range

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Mechanical Assembly

    Auto-pilot hydraulic unit

    This course provides knowledge on how to perform Autopilot Hydraulic Unit maintenance, troubleshooting, inspection and repairs.

    1-2 weeks

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Auto-pilot hydraulic unit

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST

    (Note: In this course, the number of trainee is limited to 4 persons)

  • Hold a valid type rating on the corresponding type of aircraft
  • OR
  • Have 3 years of experience as an active technician on helicopters, whether civil or military
  • OR
  • Have 5 years of general experience as a civil or military aircraft mechanics or avionics technician
  • 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 (strongly recommended):
  • Technical English
  • Standard practices
  • Fundamentals of Mechanics
  • COURSE CONTENT

    THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION (Duration: 1 to 2 WEEKS)

    During this training, the trainee will be able to discover the function and repair process of the Autopilot Hydraulic Unit.

    Classroom courses and workshops will enable trainees to practice on the systems and associated maintenance tasks.

    ADVANTAGES

    (Note: This course may be customized according to customer’s request.)
  • Time saver
  • Practical exercises with specific tools
  • Strengthens knowledge and use of technical documentation
  • Quickly acquire know-how and expertise
  • Facilitate maintenance operation on the unit


  • Important note: All these courses are not Part 147 approved.

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Auto-pilot hydraulic unit

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Auto-pilot hydraulic unit

    Mechanical 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

    Mechanical 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

    Mechanical Standard Practices

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Mechanical Standard Practices

    Emergency Floatation System

    The Emergency Floatation System Annual Practice course provides knowledge and proficiency on the annual inspection including the folding of the main and front floats of the helicopter.

    1 week

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Emergency Floatation System

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST

  • 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: 1 week)

    (Note: 80% of this course is “hands-on” Practical training)

  • Description and presentation of the floatation system
  • Annual inspection following the component maintenance manual (CMM)
  • External checks
  • Routine inspection
  • Floats inflating and deflating
  • Floats folding
  • Leak test
  • Bottles check


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

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Emergency Floatation System

    Search & Rescue Equipment

    The Offshore & SAR Mission Equipment training provides knowledge and proficiency in order to inspect, maintain, and repair specific equipment operated during Offshore and SAR missions

    2 weeks

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Search & Rescue Equipment

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST

    (Note: The course can be delivered to Mechanics and Avionics technicians with specifications related to the client area of expertise)

  • Hold a valid type rating on the corresponding type of aircraft
  • 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

    DURING THIS TRAINING, THE TRAINEE WILL BE ABLE TO DISCOVER THE FUNCTION AND REPAIR PROCESS OF THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS:

    (Duration : Up to 2 weeks)

  • Icing conditions equipment
  • Hydroelectric group
  • Emergency floatation gear
  • Crew change layout/ SAR layout
  • Naval mooring
  • GPS/ FMS
  • NVG Cockpit lighting
  • Search lights
  • Moving map
  • SAR Systems
  • Weather Radar
  • TCAS
  • Radio-communication
  • Auto-Pilot
  • EGPWS
  • Hoist
  • FLIR

  • (Non-exhaustive list)

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Search & Rescue Equipment

    Air Conditioning

    The Air Conditioning course provides knowledge and proficiency to carry out repairing tasks on air conditioning systems which are fitted on all types of aircraft. It includes a theoretical refresh on refrigeration system principles and a large part of on-the-job training on mock-ups or customers’ helicopters.

    1 week

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Air Conditioning

    PREQUESITES

    APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Hold a basic technical knowledge on aircraft

  • 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 (strongly recommended):

  • Technical English

  • Standard practices



  • Note: In this course, the number of trainee is limited to 6 persons.

    COURSE CONTENT

    THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION

    Note: 80% of the course is hands-on practical training. This course is customized according to the applicable type of aircraft

  • System Theory (R134a refrigerant loop) - Theory

  • Location of elements - Theory and mockup

  • Logic of operation - Theory and mockup

  • Using the R134a bench - Charging, recovery, vacuum on mockup with ground support equipment

  • Removal / Installation of elements of the air conditioning circuit (AMM - mockup)

  • Rinsing Principle of the cooling circuit - mockup

  • System Operation - mockup

  • Using the trouble shooting tool ACS-D


  • Customized course

    Course can be customized upon request.

    Important note: All these courses are not Part 147 approved.

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Air Conditioning

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Air Conditioning

    Tech Pub & Support

    The Technical Documentation & Logistic Support course provides knowledge on Airbus Helicopters technical publications and their application during maintenance operations on the helicopters. Also, this course offers trainees an overview of the main specificity of Airbus Helicopter’s logistics organization; from the anticipation of customer spare parts needs to the improvement of parts availability for all types of orders.

    2 weeks

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Tech Pub & support

    TARGET GROUP

    This course is recommended for technicians, logistics and maintenance managers

    APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Be able to write and communicate in comprehensive English, to prevent any misunderstandings.


  • To evaluate your aptitudes to join the course, the following test is available on the Learner Portal, free of charge for the customer:
  • Technical English
  • COURSE CONTENT (Duration : 2 WEEKS)

    TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

    CODE “P” DOCUMENTATION
  • Flight manual
  • Master servicing recommendations
  • Routine inspection

  • CODE “M” DOCUMENTATION
  • Maintenance manual
  • Troubleshooting manual
  • Standard practices manual
  • Storage manual

  • CODE “I” DOCUMENTATION
  • Illustrated parts catalog
  • Tools catalog

  • CODE “S” SPECIAL DOCUMENTATION
  • Introduction to TPI
  • Service bulletins
  • Service letters

  • AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTATION
  • Individual record manual
  • LOGISTIC SUPPORT

    Visit of Airbus Helicopters Global Logistics Buildings:
  • Order administration
  • Forecast planning
  • Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)
  • Warehouse & Transport


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

    CERTIFICATE

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

    COURSE SYLLABUS

    Tech Pub & Support

    COURSE SCHEDULE

    Tech Pub & Support