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Continued Airworthiness & Maintenance

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 to 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.


1 year part-time

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

Course fee

Fees: €6,286 per student.

On a limited basis, partial funding is available to eligible member companies of Aviation Finance Finuas Network, once prospective students meet the eligibility criteria set out for this programme. For details contact Linda Barron 061 423622

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