Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance - MEA20518


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is applicable to employees 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 required maintenance tasks the individual is authorised to release the aircraft to service.The qualification satisfies CASA requirements for the grant, under Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 66 of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer A Licence when:the skill and knowledge requirements align with CASA syllabus requirements described under \u2018Licensing\u2019 in the Companion Volume Implementation Guidetraining has been delivered in accordance with the requirements of CASR Part 147.The units of competency that comprise this qualification consist of a mix of:common units that are applicable to all of the employment streams covered by the MEA Aeroskills Training Package or are of an administrative nature relating to the CASA A Licencea combination of Avionic, Mechanical and Structures 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 higher level Aeroskills Certificates and towards the MEA50218 Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) which is required for the grant of a CASA B1 Licence.


  • Use electrical test equipment to perform basic electrical tests on aircraft and components
  • Apply quality standards during aviation maintenance activities
  • Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston engine fixed wing aircraft
  • Perform basic repair of aircraft internal fittings during line maintenance
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Remove and install aircraft components
  • Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activities
  • Apply work health and safety practices in aviation maintenance
  • Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance
  • Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston engine rotary wing aircraft
  • Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation
  • Perform administrative processes to prepare for certification of civil aircraft A level line mainten
  • Apply self in the aviation maintenance environment
  • Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on gas turbine engine fixed wing aircraft
  • Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications
  • Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on gas turbine engine rotary wing aircraft
  • Remove and install general aircraft electrical hardware
  • Remove and install aircraft electrical/avionic components during line maintenance

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Learners are required to purchase their personal stationary to undertake the course including calculators, PPE including safety boots, cotton drill work wear, safety glasses, earmuffs, masks and hard hats.

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