General Aviation Professional Baccalauréat


General aviation technicians are specialists in maintenance of light aircraft (piston engine aircraft weighing less than 2 tonnes). The purpose of this training course is to develop the necessary maintenance technician skills and to prepare for the Part 66 B3 European licence examination.
Course structure :
This is a distance-learning training course delivered in English using the Bristol method and includes :

  • Training manuals
  • DVD and e-learning platform
  • Revision weeks with instructor before sitting the certificate examinations
  • 2 years of Professional Baccalauréat
  • via an apprenticeship or sandwich course (1 month in-company training/1 month at the training centre)
  • Two-year apprenticeship contract

Subsequent study opportunities :

  • BTS (brevet de technicien supérieur)
  • Aeronautics BTS (brevet de technicien supérieur)
  • European (Part 66) helicopter licence
  • European (Part 66) avionics licence
  • European (Part 66) piston engine aeroplane licence

Training course in partnership with the Saint-Louis d'Armentières apprentice training centre

Recruitment :
Recruitment is based on academic record, interview and assessment. Candidates will be required to sit a two-hour assessment and attend an information meeting. Selection is carried out by the host company and the training centre.

Prerequisites :
Maintenance on Aircraft Systems (MSA) CAP (certificat d'aptitude professionnelle) Technical CAP (certificat d'aptitude professionnelle) Aeronautics Specialisation Automated Mechanised Systems Maintenance BEP (brevet d'études professionnelles)Electrotechnical BEP (brevet d'études professionnelles) Electronics BEP (brevet d'études professionnelles)
Theoretical and practical training programme :
  • Mathematics
  • Physical sciences
  • General/aeroplane electricity
  • Digital avionics
  • General/aeroplane technology
  • Mechanics
  • Technical drawing
  • Circuits
  • Structure
  • Airframe
  • Hydraulics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Engine
  • Health, accident prevention and safety
  • Aeronautics regulations
  • Flight instruments
  • Radio navigation
  • General and technical English
  • French
  • Contemporary world
  • Applied arts
  • Physical and sports education
  • Management

approvals aeronautics IAAG is an aeronautics training organisation recognised by the Direction Générale de L’Aviation Civile (DGAC, the French civil aviation authority). The training courses offered by the Amaury de la Grange Aeronautics Institute are recognised by different Civil Aviation Authorities around the world through various accreditations.