Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) - MEA50115
Nationally Recognised Course
The Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) course is designed for clients seeking a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) B2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence which covers the supervision, performance and certification of avionic maintenance on aircraft that are type-rated by CASA for maintenance purposes.
This qualification consists of common and technical stream units required at Certificate IV level in the aircraft maintenance stream, Diploma level common and imported units and Diploma level avionic technical stream units. The Diploma level units of competencies will cover supervisor level work health and safety (WHS), licence privileges, advanced fault diagnosis and aircraft weight and balance calculations. This qualification provides a number of credits towards a Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics) - MEA50315 and an Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics) - MEA60115.
Practical Experience Requirements:
As outlined in the CASA Part 66 Manual of Standards section 66.A.30; an applicant for a B2 aircraft engineer licence must have acquired four (4) years of practical maintenance experience in carrying out maintenance on operating aircraft and in training. At least one (1) year of the practical maintenance experience required for an initial issue of an aircraft licence must be:
- Maintenance experience on aircraft relevant to the category or subcategory for which the licence was sought; and
- Accumulated immediately before making the application for the licence
Do you have knowledge or experience in the aviation industry, whether formal or informal, obtained during your working career? If so ask us how you can obtain a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and get credits towards your training.
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Unit of Competency:
To complete the Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) you must complete the following Units of Competencies:
MEA50115 Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics)
Total of thirty-two (32) or thirty-three (33) units depending on the choice of elective specialist units
- Core Diploma level units: Eight (8) units
- Core Certificate IV common and technical stream units: Twenty-three (23) units
- Either elective Group A units: Two (2) units OR elective Group B units: One (1) units
Core Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title MEA101 Interpret work health and safety practices in aviation maintenance MEA103 Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activities MEA105 Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes MEA107 Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications MEA108 Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation MEA109 Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance MEA111 Perform administrative processes to prepare for the certification of civil aircraft maintenance MEA112 Plan and implement civil aircraft maintenance activities MEA113 Supervise civil aircraft maintenance activities and manage human resources in the workplace MEA116 Apply work health and safety procedures at supervisor level in aviation maintenance MEA118 Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environment MEA142 Manage self in the aviation maintenance environment MEA148 Apply mathematics and physics in aviation maintenance MEA201 Remove and install miscellaneous aircraft electrical hardware/components MEA203 Remove and install advanced aircraft electrical system components MEA205 Remove and install advanced aircraft instrument system components MEA206 Remove and install aircraft basic radio communication and navigation system components MEA207 Remove and install aircraft electronic system components MEA223 Inspect aircraft electrical systems and components MEA224 Inspect aircraft instrument systems and components MEA226 Inspect aircraft electronic systems and components MEA227 Test and troubleshoot aircraft electrical systems and components MEA228 Test and troubleshoot aircraft instrument systems and components MEA229 Test and troubleshoot aircraft radio frequency navigation and communications systems and components MEA232 Test and troubleshoot aircraft pulse systems and components MEA235 Perform advanced troubleshooting in aircraft avionic maintenance MEA241 Perform aircraft weight and balance calculations as a result of modifications MEA246 Fabricate and/or repair aircraft electrical hardware or parts MEA260 Use electrical test equipment MEA301 Perform aircraft flight servicing MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units of Competency - Group A
Unit Code Unit Title MEA225 Inspect fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components MEA230 Test and troubleshoot fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components
Elective Units of Competency - Group B
Unit Code Unit Title MEA231 Inspect, test and troubleshoot rotary wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components