Recurrent Repair Training for Composite Personnel (Proficiency Check)

Course code TECH-023 (Level 1, 2 and 3)

Course duration:
 5 Days 

Recurrent training; Composite Repair personnel  demonstrating continued competence every 3 years by performing a Proficiency Check  by multiple choice examination covering all levels and courses attended under the direct supervision of an EFC examiner authorized and designated by the organization. Aviation Technicians, having completed the following EFC Composite courses successfully or equivalent level:

  • TECH-001, level 1-2
  • TECH-010, level 2
  • TECH-020, level 3

Maximum number of participants Off-Site 10,  On-Site 10.

In classroom:

  1. Performing a Recurrent Training/ Proficiency Check by examination of:
    • Composite Technology
    • Materials
    • Changes in Composite Materials, Maintenance and Repair by OEM
    • Methods of repair. 
    • Changes in repair by OEM
  2. Recurrent Training: A training program that includes provisions for recurrent training to continually update persons on technology, materials, and other changes regarding composite maintenance and repair. Records of recurrent training should be maintained by the organization and the individual

  3. Loss of Certification: If the individual is shown to perform unsatisfactorily, certification will be withdrawn

  4. Recertification:  Re-examination must not contain 20% of the questions that were on the failed examinations where to become re-certified
    Remedial training and/or testing may be required to become certified


Examinations according to SAE-AIR 4938: Training providers will be required to monitor student performance throughout the program. Students will be administered written exams in lecture classes and practical skill demonstration tests in laboratory classes. The minimum passing grade for all written tests is 75% and all grades will be recorded in the individual’s training records. The final examination covering the principles of the applicable curriculum:

  1. Written examination: The written examination will contain a minimum of 50 multiple choice questions. The examination will contain a minimum of 3 questions from each of the teaching level 2 and above subjects. Successful completion of the written exam is 75 % correct answers. The examination will be closed book
  2. Practical assessment: By the end of the training program the trainee must demonstrate to the approved training provider that they can perform the basic tasks required to perform a composite repair
  3. Re-examination: If the trainee fails the written examination, they may request to retake a written examination. The written examination must not contain more than 20 % of the questions that were on the failed examinations

This Recurrent training  for composite Repair personnel can be hold 'On-Site' at your company under certain conditions. 

It will involve additional cost such as: Travel, lodging, daily allowance, shipping / ensuring material and equipment plus 25%. If we do hold this course 'On-Site', there are specific requirements per course regarding the equipment of your company workshop and training material availability. 

For information & requirements, contact our business & purchasing manager Rolf Hovener via e-mail at or at 

All listed course prices are Exl.-VAT (Dutch tax is 21%, comparable with VAT) EFC complies with Dutch tax laws.