UK CAA/EASA Part-FCL Examinations

Where can I sit a CAA International examination?

Please refer to the website page entitled ‘Take an Exam’ where you will find the location of all our overseas exam venues.

How do I register for an examination?

Please refer to the website page entitled ‘Take an Exam’ and select the exam location and you will find all the required information.

To book an exam, you will be required to register for the UK CAA e-Exams online service.

  • Go to the CAA website at www.caa.co.uk and register a portal account (setting username and password);
  • Provide personal details including permanent address, full name, date of birth, gender and telephone number;
  • You will be required to confirm your identity by providing high resolution scanned/photographed images of ‘primary’ and ‘secondary’ evidence. The types of required evidence are described in the e-Exams registration process but will include examples such as Passport or Driving Licence. Please note that without completing this stage of the registration process, you cannot progress to the examination booking system.
  • Login to your portal account and select the option to apply for the e-Exams service;
  • On completion, you will receive a system generated email notification advising you are now eligible to access the CAA TASMAN e-Exams Service.
  • The CAA will endeavour to process and verify your online registration within 5 clear working days for standard cases. However, the process may be extended for more complex cases and to allow for the data transfer of any prior examination sitting history. The CAA reserve the right to restrict or deny access to the e-Exams platform at its sole discretion at any time.
  • For more information and/or instructions on how to setup your CAA Web Services e-Exams portal, please download the instruction manual.
When can I book an examination?

Once you have created an e-examination account and request the AML or FCL service and this has been granted, you will be able to view the available examination dates and times.

I cannot find the date I need to book an examination on?

The examination session may not have been opened yet or, the examination session may be allocated to a particular training organisation, (closed session) especially when the examination takes place at an approved training organisation venue.  Or, all examination slots may have been booked.

How do I pay for an examination?

Booking and payment for e-Examinations is a fully automated online process. Amendments to booked examinations, including transfers and cancellations are also self-service. Candidates are required to login onto the CAA Customer Portal (www.caa.co.uk) to access the e-Exams service in order to make these bookings or make amendments. ATO Administrators, processing bookings on behalf of candidates, will be provided specific login credentials by the CAA. Details of payment methods can be found on the TASMAN e-Exams payment screen. All payments are in GBP sterling and must be made to CAAi in the UK. We cannot accept payments at any of our overseas exam venues.

Examination fees are as published in the CAA Scheme of Charges, however some international venues have different fees and these are annotated against the examination you are applying for.

What happens after I have booked an e-Examination?

Candidates will receive an email notification containing their booking confirmation, An electronic copy will also be held in your e-Exams portal account which can be access at any time.

Can I make changes to my booking?

Examination bookings and amendments will be accepted up to 72 hours before the examination sitting after which examination sessions will be closed. Bookings can be amended without contacting the CAA Examinations Administration Team up to 72 hours before the examination setting, after which amendments can only be made by the CAA Examinations Administration team.

I have booked the incorrect examination

Please double check your examination booking confirmation thoroughly after you have made your booking.  If this has been made by your ATO, you are responsible to check this as well.  If booked yourself, you can cancel the incorrect, exam up to 7 days before the exam and re-book the correct one, or advise your ATO ASAP.  If during the examination, inform the invigilator at the session immediately.

What are the transfer and cancellation fees?

Please refer to the CAA Terms & Conditions.

What is the pass mark?

The pass mark for European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-FCL (Flight Crew Licensing) examinations is 75%.

I cannot attend my examination for medical reasons, what procedure should I follow?

Cancellations are permitted for unavoidable medical reasons and will not incur an administration fee, providing that a valid medical certificate (original) is provided, together with a letter of explanation. Please contact the CAA for details.

When will I get my results?

Results of the examinations are available once the examination sitting is closed by the CAA Administration Team. A ‘sitting’  shall be a period of examinations as scheduled by the CAA to occur within a working week.

An email notification will be sent to the candidate (and ATO where a membership relationship exists) to advise once the results are available in the candidate’s e-Exams TASMAN account. To obtain the result information the candidate must log onto the examination system, via the CAA portal website and download the result notification. The candidate will receive a separate result notification for each examination completed.

Each result notification will provide a statement of the candidate’s knowledge deficiency, this report is generated by matching questions failed by the candidate to the published learning objectives from the EASA Syllabus. Candidates whose score less that 50% will not receive a knowledge deficiency report.

What is a Knowledge Deficiency Report, (KDR)?

A KDR, highlights areas in which an examination candidate could have improved their score. It can be found on the examination result slip and is only included where the candidate scores between 51% and 99%. If candidate result is below 51% candidates should study all Learning Objective areas covered by that examination.

The KDR, report shows fewer KDR’s than I expected?

If more than one question falls under the same Learning Objective (LO), the LO is only shown once.

How do I change my ATO?

Please agree this with your old and new ATO, once agreement has been made, they can cancel your membership and you can request membership of your new ATO.  Your new ATO can then approve or reject your membership.  Additionally, training records can be transferred to your new ATO.

My date of birth is incorrect?

Please note we use the format (DD/MM/YYYY), D-Date, M-Month & Y-Year.  E.g. 1 July 2016 = 01/07/16.

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UK CAA/EASA Part-66 Examinations

Where can I sit a CAA International examination?

Please refer to the website page entitled EASA Part 66 Exam where you will find the location of all our overseas exam venues.

Can I still sit paper exams with CAA International?

No , from January 2015 The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has introduced electronic examinations (e-Exams) for Aircraft Maintenance Licences to replace the paper-based examinations system.

How do I register for an e-Exam?

To book an exam, you will be required to register for the UK CAA e-Exams online service via the UK CAA website

How do I Book and Pay for an examination?

Once you have registered and have access to your e-Exams Portal, booking and payment for e-Exams is a fully automated online process.

Amendments including transfers and cancellations are also self-service.

All payments are in GBP sterling and must be made online using a credit or debit card.
We cannot accept payments at any of our overseas exam venues.

When can I book an examination?

Once you have created an e-examination account and request the AML or FCL service and this has been granted, you will be able to view the available examination dates and times.

I cannot find the date I need to book an examination on?

The examination session may not have been opened yet or, the examination session may be allocated to a particular training organisation, (closed session) especially when the examination takes place at an approved training organisation venue.  Or, all examination slots may have been booked.

I have booked the incorrect examination

Please double check your examination booking confirmation thoroughly after you have made your booking.  If this has been made by your ATO, you are responsible to check this as well.  If booked yourself, you can cancel the incorrect, exam up to 7 days before the exam and re-book the correct one, or advise your ATO ASAP.  If during the examination, inform the invigilator at the session immediately.

What is the exam fee per module?

The current fee for Part 66 examinations sat in international venues is £87.00 per module (£96.00 in Malaysia).

What happens after I have booked an e-Examination?

Candidates will receive an email notification to advise that their booking has been made. The full booking confirmation document will be available to view or print in the candidate e-Exams portal.

Can cancel or amend my booking?

Please refer to the CAA Terms & Conditions.

I am not able to attend my examination for medical reasons, what procedure do I need to follow?

Please refer to the CAA Terms & Conditions.

What is the pass mark?

The pass mark for European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 examinations is 75%.

How many exam modules can I sit in one day?

There are usually 3 exam sessions available on each exam day, you can sit one module (MCQ or Essay) per session.

What materials are permitted into the examination?

A list of permitted, prohibited and supplied materials for each exam will be included in the Booking Confirmation received online by the candidate as soon as the booking is confirmed.

When will I get my results?

Results for multiple choice modules are usually available the day after the exam session has been completed. Candidates are notified by email that the results are available to view via their portal account.

Essay exams require manual marking by subject matter experts and usually are released within 10 working days.

What is a Knowledge Deficiency Report, (KDR)?

A KDR, highlights areas in which an examination candidate could have improved their score. It can be found on the examination result slip and is only included where the candidate scores between 51% and 99%. If candidate result is below 51% candidates should study all Learning Objective areas covered by that examination.

The KDR, report shows fewer KDR’s than I expected?

If more than one question falls under the same Learning Objective (LO), the LO is only shown once.

The KDR, report shows syllabus areas that are not included, in the syllabus learning objectives?

In some AML syllabus areas the learning requirement and level of difficulty are the same for different modules.  This mainly affect 11, 12 & 13, but a small number are affected from other modules.  A small number of questions are therefore used across all 3 modules.  Where this happens the syllabus reference used in the KDR automatically reverts to the lowest Module reference first, in the case of Module 13, this may mean reference to modules 11 & 12.

Do Part 66 examination certificates expire?

Yes, training courses and examination should be passed within the10 years prior to the application for a Part 66 licence.

What is EASA Part 66?

Part 66 details the requirements to be met by individuals and National Aviation Authorities for Aircraft Maintenance licence initial issue and continued validity.

  • Category A – Maintenance Certifying Mechanic
  • Category B1 – Maintenance Certifying technician (Mechanical)
  • Category B2 – Maintenance Certifying Technician (Avionics)
  • Category B3 – Maintenance Certifying technician (Non-pressurised aircraft 2000kg and below)
  • Category C – Base Maintenance Certifying Engineer
Am I eligible to take the Part 66 exams?

There are no experience requirements to sit the EASA Part 66 modules. You will however need to supply proof of your practical maintenance experience to the licensing authority to be assessed along with your examination results in order to apply for the EASA Part 66 Licence.

I already have an AME qualifications/an AME License from a non-European Union (EU) country, do I get any Part 66 module credits through prior learning?

Part 66 only allows national certifying staff qualifications from member state countries to be converted to Part 66 licences. There is no provision to recognise non-member state Aircraft Maintenance licences.

How do I change my ATO?

Please agree this with your old and new ATO, once agreement has been made, they can cancel your membership and you can request membership of your new ATO.  Your new ATO can then approve or reject your membership.  Additionally, training records can be transferred to your new ATO.

My date of birth is incorrect?

Please note we use the format (DD/MM/YYYY), D-Date, M-Month & Y-Year.  E.g. 1 July 2016 = 01/07/16.

Where can I find the syllabus, number of questions and the duration for the Part 66 exams modules?

Please see the COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No. 1149/2011

Where can I find more information on EASA Part 66 Engineer Licensing?

Please refer to the main UK CAA website.

Please address all licensing enquiries to the UK CAA licensing department at eldweb@caa.co.uk

Training FAQs

Here you can find answers to our most frequently asked questions.
If you can’t find what you are looking for, feel free to contact us directly on training@caainternational.com or via +44 (0)1293 768 700.

Why can I not see a course?

To allow you to comfortably browse our entire course catalogue, you will be able to select filters on the left side of the page. Please ensure that all filters are marked as not selected, when you have problems finding a course you are looking for.

Alternatively feel free to contact our training team directly to discuss what courses we can recommend you. We can also offer tailored training courses in case you can’t find what you are looking for, so please do get in touch with us to discuss. You will also be able to find out more information on the tailored training services we offer on www.caainternational.com/training-services/tailored-training-services

We look forward to hearing from you either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

How will I know if I have to pay VAT (Value Added Tax)?

On all questions around VAT please also see our dedicated VAT page, which details in more detail who is required to pay VAT and who may be VAT exempt. https://caai.myshopify.com/pages/vat-exemption-criteria

If you have any questions on VAT, please do feel free to contact our friendly training team directly either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or problems you may have on VAT.

Why did I receive an email to ask for more evidence on my tax status, even though I am a business from inside the EU?

To produce your invoice as swiftly and quickly as possible, we will use the European database to verify your tax information. However in cases where the database is unavailable, we may ask you to provide us with additional evidence of your tax status. This could be a copy of your tax registration certificate or comparable documentation. If you have any questions on why this is required or how we can help you ease the process, please do get in touch with our training team, who will be happy to help. You can contact us either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

If the course is full, will I automatically be transferred to the next available one?

Should a course you have selected already be full, we will get in contact with you immediately to try and re-arrange. If you are not available for the new date, we will arrange for a refund of the course costs accordingly.

If I booked a course but can’t attend, can my colleague attend in my place and will there be a charge for this?

We would be happy to welcome your colleague in your place. There would be no charge to substitute another delegate in your place. Please contact us on any changes to your plans as soon as you find out, so we can ensure your colleague receives all the information required for the course. If you think this may be the case with your booking please do contact our training team who will be happy to assist you further either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

If I booked a course, but can’t attend, will I receive a refund?

If you can’t attend a course you have already booked, please do contact us immediately to discuss your circumstances in more detail. You can contact our training team either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

Please also see our Terms and Conditions for more detail on refunds.

How will I know where the course will take place and how to get there?

We will send you an email with instructions on where the course will take place, how to get there and other useful information, a few weeks before your course. Please note that we will only send these instructions to fully confirmed delegates, so please ensure on-time payments in case of paying via invoice. If you have any other questions relating to your course location, please do also feel free to contact us anytime on training@caainternational.com or via +44 (0)1293 768 700.

How can I get a visa letter to satisfy immigration around my reason for travelling to the UK?

If you will require a visa letter, please tick the box ‘visa letter’ during your check out process. As soon as your status is fully confirmed, we will send you your visa letter via email. Please ensure any outstanding payments are completed well before the training, to enable us to send you this letter as soon as possible.

Will the visa letter cover only the days where the course will take place, or does it allow for travel time?

The visa letter will cover only the days of the training, but this does allow you to travel to the training. Please note though that the letter will not cover any additional days you may wish to stay in the UK.

If the course is cancelled, will I get a refund for my visa booking?

We always do our very best to avoid any changes to course dates. In the unlikely event that a date does have to change, we will not be able to refund any visa booking or other travel related costs. If you have any questions on this please do not hesitate to speak to our friendly training team, who will be happy to assist you with further details either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

Will CAAi arrange my travel and book my hotel?

As part of our training, we will provide you with suggestions for nearby hotels and where applicable discounted rates. CAAi does however not arrange your travel for you. If you have any questions relating to your travel or our training course in general, please contact our training team anytime, who will be happy to assist you with further details either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

Will I have to prepare anything for the course?

Some courses will require you to do some preparatory work in advance of the course. You will be able to find all details relating to your selected course on our CAAi Training portal  training.caainternational.com

We will send you log in details to our CAAi Training portal as soon as your place on the course has been confirmed. Please feel free to contact our friendly training team anytime if you have any questions regarding this system or your booking in general. Our team will be happy to assist you with further details and can be contacted either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700.

Will there be an exam?

Our courses do not currently include an exam.

Will I get a certificate of attendance?

We will be able to issue you with a certificate of attendance at the end of the course. This will be sent to you via email to the address used with your registration. You will also be able to download your certificate at any point in the future, when accessing our CAAi Training portal. If you have any questions on where to find the certificate or if you have not received your certificate, please contact our friendly training team either via email on training@caainternational.com or via telephone on +44 (0)1293 768 700

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