Published on April 8th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Continued Airworthiness & Maintenance Management Specialist Diploma at UL

Postgraduate Education in Aviation Maintenance Management (Specialist Diploma, NFQ Level 9, Minor Award)

With global commercial fleets projected to double over the next 20 years, the Irish aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and technical services sector, including EASA Part-21 Design Organisations and Part-M Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMO), is entering a phase with significant international growth opportunities – this programme is focused on meeting this vibrant sector’s specific technical education needs. Developed in partnership with the Aviation and Aerospace Skillnet and Aviation MRO/Technical Services sector, modules will be delivered by leading Aviation sector practitioners and is the first of its kind nationally.

This one-year, part-time, specialist diploma programme will be delivered via blended learning, with a number of face-to-face workshops on-campus in both semesters, supported by an online Learning Management System and online tutor interaction. Participants are expected to attend:

  • Autumn Semester: four separate on-campus workshops in the Autumn semester (4 days in total)
  • Spring Semester: four x 2-day workshops (8 days in total)

Entry Requirements:

A 2.2 honours primary degree plus 3 to 5 years’ experience in the aviation and related industries.

For applicants who cannot satisfy the minimum entry requirement the course board may, at its discretion, accept a level lower qualification with stronger evidence of prior learning and experience. An interview may form part of the application process.

Fees:  €6,286 per student.

Click here for instructions on HOW TO APPLY

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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