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An application for an authorisation as a Designated Aircraft Maintenance Examiner; will be send to NCAA before the need to utilize such authorisation and shall meet the requirements as specified in Part 2 of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig. CARs) and as may be published by the Authority from time to time.
The Guidelines and Requirements can be issued to prospective applicants in hard copies or printed online at http://www.ncaa.gov.ng/directorates/licensing-standards/ for guidance and compliance.
Upon receipt of an application under regulation 6.6.6 of Part 2 of the Nigeria Civil Aviation
Regulations and where the applicant is certified as a suitably qualified person of integrity to conduct
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers tests on behalf of the Authority, the Authority shall advise the applicant in writing;
The applicant is then booked for the relevant test;
The Examiner will present the report of the practical test with relevant limitation and recommendations to the licensing office;
A Designated Aircraft Maintenance Examiner shall be notified in writing by the Authority, of his reference number, responsibilities and privileges;
The application for Issue, Re-authorisation is processed within 48 working hours;
When all the conditions have been satisfactorily met, the applicant will be issued with a letter of Authorisation;
The applicant is notified of the collection of the signed authorisation which will be released upon presentation of an identification or letter of authority from the company. The AME examiner designation shall be valid for One Year;
Where the requirements for Issue, Renewal are not met as required in Nig. CARs Part 2 and other established documents as referred in step 2:
A Letter of Denial written to the applicant within 24hours informing the applicant reasons for such denial and advice the applicant on the outstanding documents to meet his or her request. (Further processing will depend on when the applicant submits the outstanding documents).