Human Factors  Course Syllabus: EASA Part 145 (EU No 1321/2014 Annex II)

Release date: 05-Mar-2016 

Course Information


Course Description:

This course is developed with EASA Part 66 Appendix I Basic Knowledge requirements  10.1 and 10.3 of Module 10 Aviation Legislation and EASA Part 145.A.20 till 145.A.95, including AMC and GM, as a reference.


This EASA Part 145 training course is not only intended for Technicians and Certifying Staff, but also for other functions directly or indirectly related to maintenance activities. HACE recommends managers to participate in this classroom course as well, as they are required to be aware of the Part 145 requirements and the changes to the requirements.



Course Objectives:

This course is created with the intention get intorduced, or to refresh the basic knowledge of the aviation maintenance legislation required for Part 66 Category A, B1, B2 and C licensed Technicians, Certifying Staff and Supportive personnel. Besides introduction/refreshing the basic knowledge, relevant changes to the requirements are addressed as well.



Learning objectives:

This course will provide you with the following:



  • understand the role of ICAO and the relation with EASA
  • understand the structure and principles of the EASA parts
  • understand part 145 requirements and the relevant recent changes



  • being aware of the importance of the correct implementation Part 145 requirements
  • having the willingness to report any none conformances or violations related to Part 145 requirements
  • being able to understand the relation between the Part 145 requirements and the organisational maintenance procedures and practices



Regulatory requirement compliance:

This training course includes the following amendments to the regulation, AMC and GM: 


  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 including amendments (EU) 2015/1088 and (EU) 2015/1536 
  • Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Annex II (Part 145) to Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014 Issue 2 — Amendment 1





A general understanding and some background knowledge of the operation of EASA Part 145 approved Maintenance Organizations.




Course Topics



  • History International Aviation Requirements
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) 
  • Structure of EASA requirements



  • 145.A.10 Scope 
  • 145.A.15 Application
  • 145.A.20  Terms 
  • 145.A.90 Continued Validity
  • 145.A.95 Findings



  • 145.A.25.Facility Requirements
  • 145.A.30 Personnel Requirements
  • 145.A.35 Certifying Staff and Support staff
  • 145.A.40 Equipment. tools and materials
  • 145.A.45 Maintenance data
  • 145.A.47 Production Planning



  • 145.A.42 Acceptance of components
  • 145.A.50 Certification of maintenance
  • 145.A.55 Maintenance Records



  • 145.A.60 Occurrence reporting
  • 145.A.65 .Safety and quality policy, maintenance procedures and quality system
  • 145.A.70 Maintenance organisation exposition



  • 145.A.75 Privileges of the organisation
  • 145.A.80 Limitations on the organisation
  • 145.A.85 Changes to the organisation  



Course Duration:

The course programme shall consist of one day and starts at 9.00 till 17.00. Additional breaks may be taken as needed. The course programme will be as follows: 


Day 1:

09.00 – 10.30 Part 1 and 2

10.30 – 10.45 Coffee Break

10.45 – 12.00 Continue Part 2 and Start Part 3

12.00 – 12.45 Lunch Break (30 to 45 minutes depending on the local needs)

12.45 – 14.30 Start module 4

14.30 – 14.45 Coffee Break

14.45 – 16.00 Start Module 5

16.00 – 17.00 Examination


Materials used


Required Materials:

  • None


Supplemental Materials:

  • None



Hardware/Software requirements and Browser information


Hardware requirements:

We recommend to bring a laptop or tablet with WiFi connection. During the course, we will visit the EASA website regularly and at the end of the course you will perform an online examination.


Software requirements:

No additional software requirements are applicable. 


Browser information:

A reliable computer or tablet with WiFi internet connection and internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox) are required.




Instructor information


Instructor credentials:

Danny Goergen has over 10 years of experience in the aviation industry. After several years working as an aircraft mechanic, he graduated as Bachelor in Aviation Engineering and started as a process engineer in an EASA Part 145 approved component repair shop. 


Within this organisation he had two EASA Form 4 positions as Technical Manager and Quality Assurance Manager. In this last position he developed himself as an internal trainer, providing training in EASA/FAA/CAAC Part 145 regulations, Human Factors and Company Processes and Procedures.  


At the moment Mr. Danny Goergen is, on behalf of HACE, contracted in several interim quality management positions. One of his clients is the Part 147 approved Aviation Competence Centre (ACC), where he holds the EASA form 4 position of Quality Assurance Manager. Besides managing the Part 147 quality system, he is also responsible for training the ACC staff in EASA Part 66-147 regulations awareness and MTOE procedures.


Contact information:

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Assessment and Grading


Testing procedure:

Students will need to go through examination by online testing.


Grading procedure:

In order to receive a Certificate of Course Completion, the student needs to attend the full course and complete the examination with >75% score. 




Assignments and Participation


Assignments and Projects:

The are no assignments or projects included in this course. 


Class Participation:

Students must participate in all interactive aspects of the course. Students are expected to communicate with the instructor as a learning resource and actively participate in discussions. 



Course Ground Rules


Participation is required. The student expected to communicate with other students in team projects, learn how to navigate in the learning environment system, keep abreast of course announcements, use the student e-mail address opposed to a personal e-mail address.


The students shall address technical problems immediately and observe course netiquette at all times. 



Communication guidelines



  • Always include a subject line.
  • Select your wordings in the e-mail carefully. Use of emoticons can help to include the correct emotion in the message.
  • Use standard fonts
  • Do not send large attachments
  • Special formatting such as centring, audio messaging, tables, html, etc. should be avoided as much as possible.
  • Respect the privacy of other students or class members


Discussion Groups:

  • Review the discussion threads thoroughly before entering the discussion.
  • Try to maintain threads by using the reply button, instead of starting a new topic
  • Do not make insulting or inflammatory statements to other members of the discussion group. Be respectful of other's ideas
  • Be patient and read the comments of other group members thoroughly before entering your remarks
  • Be cooperative with group leaders in completing assigned tasks
  • Be positive and constructive in group discussions
  • Respond in timely manner



  • Introduce yourself in the chat session
  • Be polite. Choose words carefully. Do not use derogatory statements.
  • Be concise in responding in the chat session
  • Be prepared to open the chat session at the schedules time



Course content change


The instructor reserves the right to make changes to this syllabus and the course content. If changes are necessitated during the term of the course, the instructor will notify the students of such changes.



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Pricing and Course Registration


Price/Fee (excl VAT):


1 student: € 360,00 per person
2 - 4 students: € 185,00 per person
5 - 8 students € 125,00 per person
9 - 12 student € 100,00 per person
13 - 20 students € 95,00 per person



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