VET – AEROSKILLS ENGINEERING (Aviation Engineering)

Statement towards Certificate II in Aeroskills

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Why Study Aeroskills?

Aviation Maintenance Engineering (Aeroskills) is a subject designed for students looking to enter the area of aircraft maintenance. The course is suitable for students wishing to obtain an apprenticeship or traineeship in aircraft maintenance or those interested in an engineering degree or a career in the armed forces.

Course Description:

The course covers the first 240 hours of a standard aviation apprenticeship and includes the core competencies. The course is both theoretical and practical, with students learning the fundamental skills and knowledge of the aviation industry. This course is accredited by the Board of Studies (providing 2 units towards the HSC), Training.gov.au and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). These accreditations ensure nationally recognised training and outcomes.

The Aeroskills course is delivered four hours per week after school hours at the ATS facilities, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill or during school hours at ATS Illawarra, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Museum, Illawarra Regional Airport, Albion Park. As an active participant in this course you will learn:


  • Communication, Team Work and Job Organisation Skills
  • Interpret Aviation Documents and Aviation Regulations
  • Aircraft & Workshop Safety and Airport Security 
  • Aircraft Structures and Equipment
  • Use of hand tools and aircraft related equipment
  • Remove and Install Aircraft Components
  • Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight
  • Electrical Principles
Course Commencement:

Course  Location Commencement 
 Preliminary Year 11  Nowra  N/A
 HSC Year 12  Nowra  Tuesday 7th February 2017

Units of Competency:

Listed below are the units of competency in the Statement of Attainment towards a Certificate II in Aeroskills.

Preliminary Year 11

MEA101 Interpret OHS & Safety Practices in Aviation Maintenance
MEA103 Plan & Organise Aviation Maintenance Work Activities
MEA105 Apply Quality Standards applicable to Aviation Maintenance
MEA107 Interpret and Use Aviation Maintenance Industry Manuals & Specifications
MEA108 Complete Aviation Maintenance Industry Documentation
MEA109 Perform Basic Hand Skills, Standard Trade Practices & Fundamentals in Aviation Maintenance

HSC Year 12
MEA105 Apply Quality Standards application to Aviation Maintenance (continued from preliminary year)
MEA117 Apply Self in the Aviation Maintenance Environment
MEA330 Dismantle, Inspect, Maintain & Assemble Aircraft Non-Primary Structural Removable Components or Parts & Internal Fittings
MEA332 Dismantle, Inspect, Maintain & Assemble Aircraft Mechanical Components or Parts
MSAENV272 Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

Course Structure:

The course content is delivered in the following modules:

Preliminary Year

Description

Hours

Introduction to Aviation

Familiarisation with aircraft and aviation

20

Occupational Health & Safety

Safety around aircraft, hangars & workshops

20

Technical Documentation & Standards & Trade Skills

Practical aircraft maintenance skills

80

Total Year 11

120

HSC Year

Description

Hours

Introduction to Gas Turbines

Introduction to aircraft gas turbine engines

20

Aircraft Servicing & Handling

Aircraft flightline and general servicing

20

Aircraft Mechanical Controls

Aircraft internal & external flight controls

40

Introduction to Electrical Systems

Introduction to principles of electrical systems

20

Introduction to Aircraft Fluid Power

Introduction to hydraulic / pneumatic aircraft systems

20

Total Year 12

120

Course Work Placement

This course has a 70 hour structured work placement requirement in a simulated aircraft maintenance organisation (35 hours per year).

Pre-Requisites

Pass in Mathematics and English in year 10 

Potential Qualification

Statement of Attainment towards Certificate II in Aeroskills

Students who demonstrate theory and practical skills at a pass mark of 75% or higher may receive CASA recognition for units towards a Diploma of Aeroskills - Mechanical (for applicable units) in the following form if requested:

Statement of Attainment towards a Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) 

Contact Details

Aerospace Training Services

(02) 4421 0878

admin@aerots.com.au 

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