Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance - MEA20518
Nationally Recognised Course
The Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance course is designed for clients of airlines and other operators of piston, jet and turbo-propeller aircraft and helicopters who are required to hold a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) A Licence to perform and certify a range of specified maintenance tasks that can be performed with the aircraft on a flight line or at the departure gate. On completion of the course, the client is authorised to release the aircraft to service.
This qualification consists of common units which are applicable to all the employment streams as well as Avionic, Mechanical and Structure Technical Stream units that apply to the range of tasks performed by the holders of CASA A Licences. This qualification provides a number of credits towards the Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) - MEA50218 which is required to gain a CASA B1 Licence. There are four (4) subcategories associated with this qualification for maintenance on combinations of aeroplanes, helicopters, gas turbine and piston engines:
- A1 - Fixed-wing aeroplane with gas turbine engines
- A2 - Fixed-wing aeroplane with piston engines
- A3 - Rotary-wing helicopter with gas turbine engines
- A4 - Rotary-wing helicopter with piston engines
Practical Experience Requirements:
As outlined in the CASA Part 66 Manual of Standards section 66.A.30; an applicant for a Category A aircraft engineer licence must have acquired two (2) 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 engineer 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 an Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and get credits towards your training.
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Unit of Competency:
To complete the Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance you must complete the following Units of Competencies:
MEA20518 Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance
Total of fifteen (15) units
- Core common, imported and technical stream units: Fourteen (14) units
- Elective specific CASA A Licence unit from Group A: One (1) unit
Core Units of Competency
Unit Title MEA154 Apply work health and safety practices in aviation maintenance MEA155 Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activities MEA156 Apply quality standards during aviation maintenance activities MEA107 Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications MEA157 Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation MEA158 Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance MEA117 Apply self in the aviation maintenance environment MEA119 Perform administrative processes to prepare for certification of civil aircraft A level line maintenance MEA295 Use electrical test equipment to perform basic electrical tests on aircraft and components MEA264 Remove and install aircraft electrical/avionic components during line maintenance MEA265 Remove and install general aircraft electrical hardware MEA344 Remove and install aircraft components MEA418 Perform basic repair of aircraft internal fittings during line maintenance MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units of Competency:
Unit Code Unit Title MEA345 Perform schedules line maintenance activities on gas turbine engine fixed wing aircraft MEA346 Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on gas turbine engine rotary wing aircraft MEA347 Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston turbine fixed wing aircraft MEA348 Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston engine rotary wing aircraft