Your one stop shop

Marshall Centre has a long history of supporting Maintenance Repair Organisations (MRO) in establishing the highest level of competency in the aerospace industry. We provide a single source, turn key solution to all your aviation regulatory, safety and quality requirements. We also have a proud history of 100 years delivering aerospace engineering apprenticeships.

We have 100+ years’ experience in delivering world-class technical and regulatory training to aircraft maintenance and support teams.

Specialised learning

By using a collaborative training needs analysis we ensure our training meets all our customers critical objectives. We have demonstrated performance in building bespoke packages of learning from OEM technical data, modification packages and design specifications including unique to operator and special missions systems.

Audit and consultancy

We offer audit and consultancy capabilities against both NAA and CAA Part 145, Part CAMO, Part 21 and Part 147 or equivilants including preparation for accountable manager interviews, initial approval application and resolution of audit findings. Within our team, we have experience of building and managing CAA compliant safety, quality and training management systems and managing MRO operations and risk. 

Reducing the burden of approvals

We hold and maintain industry standard regulations and approvals so you don't have to. These include: 

  • Basic CAA Part-147
  • Lockheed Martin L382 B1 and B2 CAA Part-147 type course
  • Lockheed Martin C130J B1 and B2 type course
Our team have worked on the tools, ensuring we understand the challenges involved with commercial operations and how to proactively navigate them.

David Firth

David is the Technical Training Manager, primarily responsible for the maintenance of the Part-147 Training Organisation Approval and leading the Technical Training Team in the development and delivery of Aircraft Maintenance Training.

He has held many posts and positions within the Aircraft Maintenance industry over the past 40 years including Aircraft Maintenance, Design, Quality Management and Training working with Aircraft Manufacturers, Airlines and Operators ranging from large commercial transport aircraft, small business and special mission aircraft.

He has a passion for encouraging, developing and supporting new engineers into the industry many of whom have gone onto hold senior positions in their current employment.

His passion in engineering also extends into his personal hobbies where he is an avid Steam Railway enthusiast having worked in the Signals and Telegraph department of a Heritage Railway based in the south of England.

His greatest professional achievement, so far, has been the mentoring and coaching of approximately 300 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to gain their Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licences.

Personally, his most enjoyable achievement was to qualify as a Signalman on the largest Heritage Railway signal box in the UK.

Jonathan Perring

Jon provides regulatory guidance and advice to ensure compliance that enables the delivery of technical training to the highest possible standard. Jon has 30 years’ experience within the Aerospace industry focusing on quality assurance, regulatory training, maintenance, modification and business support in both Civilian & Military regulatory standards. 

Outside work I enjoy participating in many sports, including:

  • Kayaking
  • Standing up paddle boards
  • Cycling
  • Tae Kwon do

John McClelland

John is a learning facilitator with 40 years' experience in the aviation industry. Starting work in the RAF as an Airframe Technician on Harriers before moving onto civil aircraft. John came to the company as a qualified type instructor to deliver Boeing and Airbus aircraft types and then moved onto C130 Hercules types. John has both CAA and FAA aircraft maintenance licences and has a passion for football and hedgehogs.

Contact us about your aircraft maintenance and regulatory training needs