The Aircraft Maintenance Training begins at Airways Aviation Academy – ESMA with an Aircraft Maintenance Professional A-Level (with an option for cell system or avionic).
Students may also follow an Aircraft Maintenance HND to acquire the skills of Senior Aircraft Maintenance Technician. Other training programs deliver more qualifications as the Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Licensing or the Aircraft Maintenance Complementary Mention and give Technicians the opportunity to gain responsibilities in their daily work.


Airways Aviation Academy – ESMA is a Vocational Training Center dedicated to Aircraft Maintenance Professional A-Level. Students can choose between an apprenticeship or an initial program. By choosing an apprenticeship, students have to find a company where they will work 5 weeks alternated with 5 weeks of course at our Academy.

The diploma is approved by the Ministry of National Education and courses respect the official baseline for Professional A-Level.

The courses delivered by national education teachers to students are the following:

  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences
  • History and Geography
  • Economy and Management
  • French
  • English
  • Artistic Education
  • Sport

Supplemented by aviation applied courses:

  • Sciences and industrial techniques
  • Cell Systems
  • Turbomachinery
  • Hélicopters
  • Flight mechanic
  • On-bord instruments
  • Piston engine
  • Radionavigation

At Airways Aviation Academy – ESMA, theoretical courses are completed by practical exercises realised within the workshop where students put in practice the technical documentation use, the pieces standard exchange, tests and settings, control and repair.

At the end of your Professional A-Level, you will have various opportunities:

  • Work in an aircraft maintenance workshop
  • Continue your studies in Aircraft Maintenance Complementary Mention (B1.1 or B2), as apprentice only, with the aim to validate the Part 66 License after 3 years of experience.

The Aircraft Maintenance Professional A-Level lasts two years, alternating between courses at our academy and training sessions at a company.

The Aircraft Maintenance Professional A-Level in apprenticeship is funded by the Region.

Our Facilities

  • An Aeronautical campus with advance technology and adapted equipment
  • I.T. facilities: 2 computer classrooms

Note: this course is delivered in French.


The Aircraft Maintenance Professional A-Level in apprenticeship is funded by the Region

Ab-initio training price: €5,000

Entry Requirements

  • English Speaking
  • 18 years or over
  • Bac or similar level
  • Tidy presentation

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