Aircraft Structural Repair Manuals reading

Course code: TECH-040  Aircraft Structural Repair Manual Reading (SRM)

Course duration: 3 Days

Introduction: This course content can be derived from and in accordance with the following documents:

  • SRM Boeing (SRM  Manual raeding for a specific Type of Aircraft OEM type (on request )
  • SRM Airbus  (SRM  Manual raeding for a specific Type of Aircraft OEM type (on request )
  • AMM
  • IPC 

The Aircraft Structural Repair Manual (SRM) is compiled in accordance with the ATA 100 (Air Transport Association). This was done to clarify specific instructions in order to perform correct repairs on aircraft.
The SRM contains material data, allowed criteria concerning structural damage and images of the most common repairs. 

Every aircraft manufacturer OEM, issues its own OEM manual for each type of aircraft and its repair produces. This course participants will learn how to use these manuals and understand its ATA-100 setup information structure so that their search for repair rules will be swift and correct.

This course prepares the participant to interpret, find/design repairs within the limits of the Structural Repair Manual (SRM) according with all other paperwork needed for repair. The course includes repair case studies that require the participant to determine, composite part Identification, type of damege, allowable damage and its limits.

Advised Pre-requisites
Read, write and understand and speak (technical) English and some understanding of the specific composite jargon in the US and UK as noted in the SAE- AIR 4844 Rev C. Composite Glossary setup by the International Training Task group CACRC. Knowledge of the ATA 100 chapter build up is an advantage.

This course is intended for aircraft tecnicians of technical departments, certifying  staff Part 145, quality inspectors.

Number of participants: Minimum required 4 and Maximum 16 per course*.
* Courses will be confirmed as running by EFC as soon as sufficient applications are received! 

Course objectives 
Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to use the SRM to:

  • Identify specific airplane parts and locations.
  • Find allowable damage limits in the specific SRM.
  • Identify types of damage that can be repaired using the SRM chapters.
  • Identify the differences between repair types.
  • Find repairs for specific damage exercises during the course.
  • Find Wet Lay-up Repair processes in the SRM
Course outline
  • Structural Repair Manual (SRM) Format choice of customer
  • General Data (ATA-100 SRM Chapter 51)
  • Airplane Reference, LEPs and abbreviations
  • Structural Damage Tolerance Classification
  • Structural Repair Definitions
  • Definitions of Terms
  • Standard Processes and Procedures
  • Protective Treatment of Materials
  • Sealant usage
  • Materials
  • Fasteners
  • General Repairs in the SRM
  • Damage Evaluation
  • Airplane Part Identification and Location
  • Allowable Damage Limits
  • Post reapir and Inspection Methods
  • Repair Design
  • Case Studies of different composite and metallic repairs


  • Multiple choice questions from each of the teachings Level 1-2 
  • Successful completion is 75% correct answers
  • The examination will be open book and will use existing repair cases out of the SRM
  • On request the examination can be conducted by a Part 147 approved Examiner 
  • All certificates and grades will be recorded in the participant individual training records and kept on record at EFC for unlimited time (compliant with Reference EASA Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014)

This training course can also be tailored made to meet your specific needs in OEM Aircraft type SRM as shown above

This course can also be held at our facility in, Bicester, UK . Course dates for the UK are not limited to our upcoming training schedule. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your specific request finding the convenient course dates at any time.  Minimum participants in the UK: 6,  Maximum 16

Request for 'On-Site' Training
This course can also be  given 'On-Site' on request for training at your company under our "Terms & Conditions"  for On-site Training locations
For company groups on location;  suitable course dates can be planned to meet your needs.

Course Pricing
We can offer you prices per group for this course ornper instructor daily fees excluding par Diem fees and transport at cost. Please do contact our purchasing manager Rolf Hovener via mail at; 

All listed course prices are Excluded VAT. (Dutch VAT is 21%). EFC complies with Dutch tax laws. On request, companies can be sent a quotation and invoice instead of paying direct on-line with PayPal, IDEAL or Credit card.