Aircraft Maintenance Certification

In this article, we will explore what an Aircraft Maintenance certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Aircraft Maintenance by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Aircraft Maintenance certification?
An Aircraft Maintenance certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Aircraft Maintenance. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • Aircraft maintenance, safety, and troubleshooting.
  • quality control and calibration.
  • the safety regulations and rules.
  • aircraft adhesives, sealants, bonding techniques, repair procedures and the types and detection of defects in aircraft materials.
  • aircraft sheet metal and synthetic, material structures.
  • general airframe structural repairs, the structural repair manual, and structural control program.
  • aircraft component disassembly, reassembly, and troubleshooting.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Aircraft Maintenance?
The free Aircraft Maintenance certification by Sanfoundry helps to find work in the field of Aircraft Maintenance. The aircraft maintenance field is a huge industry, with many job opportunities available for people with this certification. This certification focuses on Radio Shop, Aviation Communication Systems, Radar, Cockpit Overview, Glass Cockpit, Aircraft Electronics, Electro-Static Sensitive Devices and Leading Edge Slat.

What type of jobs can I get with an Aircraft Maintenance certification?
Aircraft Maintenance jobs are available for people with Aircraft Maintenance certification. You can get a job as an aircraft mechanic or technician at a repair facility, aircraft inspector or as an instructor, these employees may be responsible for maintaining a fleet of aircrafts by performing routine maintenance tasks.

What topics are covered in the Aircraft Maintenance certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Aircraft Maintenance Certification Syllabus
Aircraft Maintenance Aircraft Fundamentals Flight Dynamics and Control
Aileron Aircraft Instruments Icing and De-Icing
Airbus Family Overview Boeing Family Overview Instrument Shop
Radio Shop Aviation Communication Systems Radar
Cockpit Overview Aircraft Cockpit Glass Cockpit
Aircraft Electronics Electro-Static Sensitive Devices Leading Edge Slat
Aircraft Systems and Aviation Overview Cabin Pressurization Flight Management System
Boeing Family of Aircraft’s Boeing Business Jet Boeing 757

Sanfoundry Aircraft Maintenance Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Aircraft Maintenance for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Aircraft Maintenance from Sanfoundry.

Aircraft Maintenance Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Aircraft Maintenance Certificate

How to prepare for Aircraft Maintenance Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Aircraft Maintenance MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Aircraft Maintenance Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Aircraft Maintenance Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Aircraft Maintenance Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Aircraft Maintenance? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Aircraft Maintenance certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Aircraft Maintenance exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Aircraft Maintenance in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Aircraft Maintenance certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Aircraft Maintenance course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Aircraft Maintenance online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Aircraft Maintenance.

7. Which online Aircraft Maintenance Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Aircraft Maintenance. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Aircraft Maintenance Certification Course.

8. Can I get Aircraft Maintenance certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Aircraft Maintenance certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Aircraft Maintenance certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Aircraft Maintenance Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Aircraft Maintenance MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Aircraft Maintenance Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Aircraft Maintenance certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Aircraft Maintenance?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Aircraft Maintenance certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

If you find any mistake above, kindly email to [email protected]

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