Certificate in Aircraft Acquisition &  Finance

Course Dates: 23rd February 2018 – May 2018

Course duration: 4 weeks approx.

Cost: €700 member rate €560

Course Structure: Classes will take place on

Friday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm

Please see the link to the timetable below.


the IT Carlow application link can be found here:


Once the IT Carlow application has gone through please refer back to us for funding.

Programme Location: Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8.


Entry Requirements: This course is suitable for people with a level 6 qualification or
higher. In accordance with the Recognition of Prior Learning
Policy (RPL) of IT Carlow, candidates who do not have a level
6 or higher but have other relevant industry experience may be
eligible for the programme through an RPL submission and
interview process. No Age limit applies. Potential learners
should have an interest in developing their skills in the aviation
leasing sector.

Programme Background

The Aircraft Acquisition and Finance programme offers an opportunity for those wishing to
develop their skills in the Aviation Leasing Sector.
Ireland is a recognised leading hub in the aircraft leasing sector. Most of the world’s aircraft
leasing companies has a significant presence in Ireland. The aircraft leasing sector in Ireland
has 3,000 aircraft under management, one third of the world’s total large transport aircraft
fleet. This sector is experiencing strong growth at the present time.
The Level 7 Special Purpose award programme will give students the opportunity to build on
their current aviation skills or develop an understanding of this sector.

1. Aircraft Acquisition and Finance
 Concept of a lease agreement and how it is structured
 Term sheets/letters of intent/legal effect
 Understanding the issues pertaining to purchase contracts for new and used
 Technical records for new build aircraft, new build, spec, SFE, BSE
 MCPH (maintenance cost per hour) FHA (flight hours agreement)