You can sit an examination at any EASA Part-147 accredited centre.
Anyone can sit a Part-66 examination, by applying in the normal way.
Details are given in the examination briefing document on the examinations page.
Yes, you receive an individual certificate for each module you pass.
Yes, modular examinations must have been passed within 10 years preceding the application for the Aircraft Maintenance Licence.
This will depend on the licence you are trying to obtain. Most licences include the first ten modules. More information can be found on the IR Part-66 page.
This will depend on the licence you are trying to obtain. It can be as little as 1 year for an ‘A’ Licence, but can be as much as 5 years for a ‘B’ Licence. More information on experience requirements can be found on the IR Part-66 page or at www.caa.co.uk
The knowledge level required depends on the licence you are studying towards and varies form chapter to chapter. This is given in the syllabus. The syllabus and knowledge levels are available on the E-learning modules page dedicated to that module..
If you have been working on first or second line aircraft for more than 7 years then you may be able count this as up to 4 years of the 5 year requirement for the B Licence. This is at the discretion of the CAA and, as such, only they can make the decision to accept your previous experience, so it is best to check with them.
Your experience should be recorded using the CAP 741: Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Log Book, information about the logbook is available on the CAA website.
Your experience could count, provided that the documented experience is carried out on aircraft that are on the EASA register.
It is unlikely, there are very few exemptions from Part-66 modules. Some degree level qualifications can provide limited exemptions, the best thing to do is check with the CAA.
Many countries have a licensing system that is at ICAO level 2, the EASA licence is at ICAO level 3. An engineer holding a licence at ICAO level 2 would have to start from scratch in order to achieve an EASA IR Part-66 Licence.