An IA certificate allows an engineer to perform and certify reviews of airworthiness (RA), or the conformity of major modifications and repairs.

If you’ve never held an IA certificate before and you’re interested gaining one, attend the ‘initial’ course.

Certificate of Inspection Authorisation (IA) initial course - information [PDF 175 KB]

24066/11 Application for Inspection Authorisation (IA) initial or refresher course [PDF 249 KB]

Health, safety and well-being

For those registered to attend our courses and workshops:

  • Only attend if you’re physically well and free from any obvious symptoms of infectious illness, such as cough, cold, sore throat or fever.
  • If you have any symptoms that could be COVID-19, but you’re otherwise well, please conduct a rapid antigen test (RAT) prior to the workshop to confirm you’re COVID-free.

There are no IA initial courses currently scheduled. Email licensing@caa.govt.nz if you have any queries.

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