Skill Assessment for composite technicians

Course code: TECH-002 

Assesment duration:  1 Day
(* 1 or max. 2 days. Depending on the required knowledge and skill level assessment for candidates.)

Earth & Flight Composites (EFC) skill assessment days for composites  technicians, MRO certifying stafff and  quality control,  as we already have done for our clients in Aviation MRO, Europe, has been proven to be very successful and cost saving for our clients. 
The assessment is set-up to verify if a candidate/contractor meets the requirements set by your company or your clients company if they applicant are skilled and motivated to a job in the composite industry.

The assessment of composite (repair) technicians is a complicated process due to the required knowledge to perform the job. To asses, the assessor need a very high level of knowledge on the subject of composites. 

In a CV or resume claims are easily made. Just through talking with an applicant we can assess their level of knowledge but not there level of skill.

A good composite technician has well developed motor skill in grinding techniques (scarfing, stepping and trimming) with several types of grinding tools.

  • There has to be a high ability to work independently, 3d repair design thinking and an ability to transfer this information to others.
  • The abiility to work according to Safety regulations wich will vbe monitored throughtout the practical
  • The ability to read technical layup drawings and technical documentation and implement it to do a repair. This requires strong analytically skills, to be detail-oriented, flexibility, good organisational skill and a passion for the job.

Not everybody will meet these requirements. Invest in the wrong people and you will get a raw deal.
Failed part, products or repairs, badly performed job, reputation damage, waist of time and the wrong person for the job!

To assess each candidate you are thinking of hiring we can save your agency /company money  from hiring the wrong person for the Job.

The EFC skill assessment is meant for (recruiter) companies Human Recourse departments in the composite industry such as:

  • Avaition MRO maintenance centers,
  • Defence composite repair
  • Marine fabrication 
  • Recruiter companies in employment of composites technicians who want evaluate their candidates skills prior of hiring them or sign them in for short or long term contracts for clients. 
  • Automotive (F1)

Any assessment can be tailored made to meet your company specific needs and schedule on a short term base!  Please contact us to meet your requirements. 

Newly to be hired candidates for Composite related jobs Companies in the Composite related Industry

Number of candidates:  Maximum 6 per assessment*.
* Assessment of one candidate is possible.

Assessment of candidates of their theoretical knowledge and practical Hands-On skills necessary to carry out the  job can vary and be as follows:

The assessment candidate:

  • Can perform his skills according to the required job he or she applied for
  • Is given a written test to assess his or hers general knowledge in composites according to the job
  • Must be able to work independently without supervision during the assessment
  • Can work according to Safety regulations and recognize hazardous situations & materials
  • Knows material properties and is familiar with "Handling & Storage" off (frozen) materials during the assessment if needed for the job
  • Can work according to technical drawings
  • Must be able to understand and read TECHNICAL  englisch as written in Technical date sheets , manuals and Safety material data sheet

Content theoretical examination
A written test is costomized to the aquired job and skills needed, to verify the cadidates general knowledge level and work experience as noted in their CV/Resume. 

The theoretical assessment is done prior to the Hands-On as follows:

  • Multiple choice questions depending of the job rquired  category are to be answered if known by the candidate. No gambeling of answers

Workshop exercises: (Level 1 to 3)
Candidates will be intensively monitored by the examiner/instructor while working with composite related materials for his job requirement 

Candidate knowledge and skils assessment written report
For each candidate a knowledge and skill report is written by the EFC examiner/instructor and will be sent to you as a customer including our recommendations and posible additional training. 

Request for running this course anytime
This course can be requested when required and is not limited to the up coming course dates shown on this website.
Please do contact us as shown below.

Request for 'Onsite' assessment
A request for an onsite assessment at your company is posible if your company has a composite related workshop where we can assess the applicants practical skills. It will safe your company money.
The  assessment can also be held at one of our facilleties in the  Neterlands and England/UK  

For information & requirements, contact our business & purchasing manager Rolf Hovener via e-mail at: or Owner / Founder Bert Groenewoud via e-mail at:

Prices on our invoices are Excl VAT. (Dutch VAT is 21%). EFC complies with Dutch tax laws.
Companies will be sent invoices


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