TAFE NSW

Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) - MEA50219

TAFE NSW

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

The qualification applies to individuals seeking the grant of a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence covering the supervision, performance and certification of airframe, engine, electrical and structural maintenance on aircraft that are type-rated by CASA for maintenance purposes.The qualification satisfies CASA requirements under Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) 1998, for the grant of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licences in sub-categories B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4 when the knowledge and skills requirements align with CASA syllabus requirements in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide Interface with CASA, and training has been delivered in accordance with the requirements of CASR Part 147. Credits are also provided towards the MEA50418 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical) and the MEA60218 Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical).

Subjects

  • Supervise civil aircraft maintenance activities and manage human resources in the workplace
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot piston engine systems and components
  • Weigh aircraft and perform aircraft weight and balance calculations as a result of modifications
  • Test and troubleshoot aircraft electrical systems and components
  • Remove and install engines and engine system components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot advanced aircraft electrical systems and components
  • Use electrical test equipment in aviation maintenance activities
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting in aircraft mechanical maintenance
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Manage self in the aviation maintenance environment
  • Apply work health and safety procedures at supervisor level in aviation maintenance
  • Apply quality standards during aviation maintenance activities
  • Remove and install aircraft pressurisation control system components
  • Inspect, repair and maintain aircraft structures
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft pressurisation control systems and components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear systems and components
  • Perform aircraft flight servicing
  • Remove and install aircraft pneumatic system components
  • Inspect gas turbine engine systems and components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot rotary wing rotor and control systems and components
  • Inspect and maintain structures and related components of non-pressurised small aircraft
  • Remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear system components
  • Remove and install rotary wing rotor and flight control system components
  • Fabricate and/or repair aircraft electrical hardware or parts
  • Remove and install propeller systems and 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
  • Maintain and/or repair aircraft mechanical components or parts
  • Remove and install advanced aircraft electrical system components
  • Remove and install non-pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components
  • Remove and install miscellaneous aircraft electrical hardware/components
  • Inspect aircraft hydro-mechanical, mechanical, gaseous and landing gear systems and components
  • Assess structural repair/modification requirements and evaluate structural repairs and modifications
  • Plan and implement civil aircraft maintenance activities
  • Test and troubleshoot gas turbine engine systems and components
  • Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation
  • Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environment
  • Test and troubleshoot aircraft hydro-mechanical, gaseous and landing gear systems and components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft pneumatic systems and components
  • Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications
  • Remove and install pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot propeller systems and components
  • Test and troubleshoot aircraft fixed wing flight control systems and components
  • Remove and install aircraft fixed wing flight control system components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft fixed wing flight control systems and components
  • Remove and install avionic system components
  • Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft oxygen systems and components
  • Perform administrative processes to prepare for certification of civil aircraft maintenance
  • Remove and install aircraft oxygen system components
  • Apply mathematics and physics in aviation maintenance
  • Inspect aircraft electrical systems and components

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Padstow College No
Tamworth Campus No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Padstow College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which will be retained on completion of study:- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), approximately $100 - $200- Textbooks, approximately $600

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