Courses and Programs

BAS Aircraft Engineering Training Centre (BAETC) operates the most specialized, EASA-approved Part-147 aviation training centre in the region. BAETC was established in 2004 and is fully owned and operated by Bahrain Airport Services (BAS). BAETC is internationally accredited in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

BAETC’s training program combines practical and theoretical aspects of aircraft maintenance engineering, designed to offer personalised instruction with a maximum of 25 students per class. BAETC offers a range of professional courses from introductory, foundation courses that provide an overview of aircraft systems and maintenance processes, through to the approved courses necessary for licensed engineer status.

BAETC’s licenses are recognised in over 80 countries worldwide and form the basic qualifications for employment in Aviation, not just in the Kingdom of Bahrain but across the globe. Graduates of BAETC are currently working throughout the world as Licensed Engineers with a significant number holding key roles in multinational institutions.

EASA Part 66 B1/B2 License

BAETC is currently accredited by EASA to deliver training in the B1 & B2 Categories. Both categories require a total of 2400 Guided Learning Hours which are completed during the first two-years of training.

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Aircraft Type Rating Courses

Aircraft Type Training courses include theoretical and practical elements of specific aircraft types and consist of the appropriate courses in relation to the license holder’s privileges.

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Special Courses

These courses cover initial and recurring training requirements designed to meet the specific needs of sponsoring organisations, with the content and duration being based on a thorough Training Needs Analysis.

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Conversion Course

This course is designed to provide engineers holding an ICAO License with the necessary knowledge to acquire an EASA Part-66 License. It is a condensed Basic Part-66 program run over 45 working days.

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HND Level 5 in Aeronautical Engineering

The Level 3 Diploma in Engineering and Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering are now incorporated in the Part 66 B1/B2 course for both current and incoming students in order to expand the educational capacity of the programme.

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EASA Part-66 Work Experience Program

Upon completion of the two-year theoretical training and in order to qualify for a Part 66 Basic License, students are required to complete a minimum of 2 years work experience to acquire hands-on aircraft maintenance experience.

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