Content last revised: 2021/10/20
1. The following table summarizes the requirements for each AME license rating. This table shall be applied together with the requirements specified in this standard. To use the table, first refer to the rating requested, then read across horizontally, to identify training, experience, and examination requirements.
2. Experience requirements are given in months. Each column specifies a different type of experience, and the applicant will be assessed separately against each one.
The same time period may be applied to more than one column.
3. In columns 4, 5, and 6 of this table, the following descriptions of the various types of aviation maintenance experience shall apply:
- (a) "Total" refers to experience in the maintenance of aeronautical products, including aircraft, engines, propellers, components, systems and structures.
- (b) "Specialty" refers to experience in the maintenance of aeronautical products of the kind defined in paragraph 566.03(8)(a). It must cover the full range of the specialty, which in the case of M1 and M2, includes on-aircraft maintenance of the entire aircraft, including its engines, propellers, components, systems and structures.
- (effective 2021/10/20)
- (c) "Civil" refers to experience in the maintenance of civil registered aircraft, or parts thereof, that is subject to a maintenance release pursuant to CAR 605.85, or an equivalent certification under the rules of a contracting state.
Chapter 566 Table of Requirements
|Rating||Scope of Privileges||Basic Training||Aviation Maintenance Experience||Technical Examinations
|Regulatory Requirements Exam|
|M1||Small aircraftFootnote 3||Yes||48 MonthFootnote 4||12 Month||6 Month||Yes||Yes|
|M2||Large aircraftFootnote 3||Yes||48 Month||12 Month||6 Month||Yes||Yes|
|E||Electronics||Yes||48 Month||12 Month||6 Month||Yes||Yes|
|S||Structures||YesFootnote 5||36 Month||24 Month||6 Month||Yes||Yes|
|B||Balloons||YesFootnote 6||120 hr.||120 hr.||120 hr.||Not required||YesFootnote 7|
|M1/M2||SPM||Standard Practices M Rating|
|AF||Airframe (fixed and rotary wing)|
|PP||Power Plant (includes propeller)|
|E||SPE||Standard Practices E Rating|
|AV||Avionics (all systems)|
|S||SPS||Standard Practices S Rating|
|ST||Structures (all structures)|
There are currently no Transport Canada Technical Exams applicable to the Balloon Rating