In Canada an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) is a person who is Transport Canada (TC) licensed to sign the maintenance release for certified aircraft returning the aircraft to service. In Canada an applicant for an AME licence must be at least 21 years of age. AMEs complete a course of training at a TC Approved Training Organization, which are mostly Canadian vocational colleges, such as British Columbia Institute of Technology and SAIT Polytechnic, and then complete a period of apprenticeship prior to writing the licensing examinations. Upon successful completion they are granted an AME licence, which is valid for six years and may be renewed.

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  • In Canada an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) is a person who is Transport Canada (TC) licensed to sign the maintenance release for certified aircraft returning the aircraft to service. In Canada an applicant for an AME licence must be at least 21 years of age. AMEs complete a course of training at a TC Approved Training Organization, which are mostly Canadian vocational colleges, such as British Columbia Institute of Technology and SAIT Polytechnic, and then complete a period of apprenticeship prior to writing the licensing examinations. Upon successful completion they are granted an AME licence, which is valid for six years and may be renewed. AMEs retain their recency by completing maintenance or related work. The Canadian Aviation Regulations require that once the holder's licence is more than two years old that they complete six months' worth of work in the previous two years performing or supervising aircraft maintenance, act in an executive capacity in a maintenance organization, or teach or supervise teaching of aviation maintenance at an approved training organization. (en)
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  • In Canada an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) is a person who is Transport Canada (TC) licensed to sign the maintenance release for certified aircraft returning the aircraft to service. In Canada an applicant for an AME licence must be at least 21 years of age. AMEs complete a course of training at a TC Approved Training Organization, which are mostly Canadian vocational colleges, such as British Columbia Institute of Technology and SAIT Polytechnic, and then complete a period of apprenticeship prior to writing the licensing examinations. Upon successful completion they are granted an AME licence, which is valid for six years and may be renewed. (en)
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  • Aircraft maintenance engineer (Canada) (en)
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