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The Technician's Diploma (Diplôme de Technicien - DT)
Aircraft mechanic Technician, category B

Adults who discover or rediscover a desire to learn a trade or change their professional prospects may obtain the aircraft mechanic Technician's Diploma, category B, through a sandwich course (adult apprenticeship training).

Technician's Diploma (Diplôme de technicien - DT)

(Start of the 2016/2017 school year)

Initial training Alternative route to qualification
Higher cycle
13e class -12e class - Administrative and commercial division
- Agricultural division
- Arts division
- Electrotechnical division
- Civil engineering division
- Hotel and tourism division
- IT division
- Mechanical division
- Building equipment division
- Logistics management division
- Aircraft mechanic Technician, category B
Aircraft mechanic Technician, category B
  • 12e and 13e classes  For people in employment, in-company training and at LTPEM
Middle cycle
11e and 10e classes

Adults who wish to complete their secondary technical education can also obtain a technician's diploma through validation of non-formal and informal learning (Validation des acquis de l’expérience - VAE).

Adult apprenticeship

Training to obtain this Technician's Diploma is certified by an international EASA 'Aircraft Maintenance Licence' (AML) of category B which allows its holder to work in all the EU member states and in all the member countries of EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).

Contact details
Admission requirements
  • Have an apprenticeship contract with an air carrier (Luxair, Cargolux, Air Rescue),

  • Hold a Vocational and Technical Training Certificate (Certificat d’Aptitude Technique et Professionnelle - CATP/DAP) as an industrial or
    maintenance mechanic or an energy electronics technician
    having passed year 6 of secondary education (equivalent to a 12e) in the technician's scheme, in the mechanical or electrotechnical divisions,

  • Have good command of the English language as the training is entirely in English.

Structure of the training

In-company training is combined with classes at the private technical Secondary School Emile Metz (Lycée technique privé Emile Metz - LTPEM) and lasts 2 years.

  • 1st year: 4 days/week at LTPEM
  • 2nd year: 2,5 days/week at LTPEM
LTPEM - Lycée Technique Privé Emile Metz
50, rue de Beggen
L-1220 Luxembourg
Tel +352 43 90 61 461

Training at school (LTPEM) for the type A licence lasts one year and leads to a Professional Competence Diploma (Diplôme d'aptitude professionnelle - DAP).


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