Critical Tasks and Independent Inspections

This training program is specifically designed for aircraft maintenance personnel working in aircraft maintenance organisations. Its primary aim is to equip the participant with an in-depth understanding of the EASA Part-145 requirements for Critical Tasks and Independent Inspection

What the Course is About

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to understand and apply the European regulations during aircraft maintenance operations in relation to critical tasks and independent inspections. It is compiled and intended to support EASA Part-145 approved aircraft maintenance organisations and be compliant with the various requirements that are found in EU Regulation 1321/2014 ANNEX II in relation to the subject topic. 

We delve in the requirements related to personnel requirements, certifying and support staff, performance and certification of aircraft maintenance, closing off with an overview of occurrence reporting as intended in EASA 145.A.60. It also covers the processes and procedure to be included in the Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE) in relation to Critical Tasks and Independent Inspections as intended in 145.A.70 and the related AMC1 145.A.70(a).

The course also incorporates the feedback and experience of industry experts and practitioners who have been involved in the development and implementation of this course.

Target Audience

  • Compliance Monitoring Managers;
  • Safety Managers;
  • Maintenance Managers;
  • Part-66 Maintenance Engineers;
  • Aircraft Maintenance Planners;
  • Compliance Monitoring Auditors;
  • Safety Management personnel;

Learning Experience

Virtual Classroom on ZOOM – 1 sessions of approximately 4 hours.


Next session: TBC

Contact for bre-bookings.

This course can also be organised on demand with minimum group of 6 participants.

Learning Outcomes


  • Critical Task requirements as per EU Regulation 1321/2014 ANNEX II (Part-145).
  • Independent Inspection requirements as per EU Regulation 1321/2014 ANNEX II (Part-145).
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders involved in planning, accomplishment and certification of maintenance activities;


  • Apply the relevant standards and best practices for the establishment and implementation of aircraft maintenance processes and procedures;
  • Compile and document the necessary processes and procedures related to Critical Tasks Identification, Independent Inspections and Error-Capturing mechanisms in the MOE as required by EASA Part-145 145.A.70.


  • Demonstrate the competence and professionalism required for Identifying Critical Tasks and performing Independent Inspections per EASA AMC4 145.A.48(c)(2) Point b.

About Instructor

George Spiteri

George is a warranted Mechanical Engineer who specializes in aerospace engineering and the field of continuing airworthiness. He has been actively involved in the Aviation industry since 2008, amassing over 15 years of professional experience in EASA Part 145, Part CAMO, and Part 147 organizations. Throughout his career, George has held diverse positions related to technical expertise, compliance monitoring, and management, granting him a profound comprehension of the implementation and interpretation of EASA rules and regulations, particularly Implementing Rule 1321/2014 for continuing airworthiness.

5 Courses

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Course Includes

  • 5 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate