National code: MEA50418

Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)

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Overview About this course

Broaden your expertise in aviation maintenance management. Supervise a company’s maintenance operations and processes and work as a maintenance management team leader or planner. Learn to oversee an aircraft’s repairs to ensure its airworthiness.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Apply work health and safety procedures at supervisor level in aviation maintenance

  • Manage aircraft/aeronautical product configuration

  • Communicate aviation technical and maintenance knowledge

  • Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aviation maintenance engineering situations

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, and more

  • Select common engineering materials

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level

  • Credit towards the Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)

  • Specialist skills that will support performance in the aviation maintenance management industry

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • At least five years current aviation mechanical maintenance experience and be presently employment in the aviation industry as evidenced by your resume or a letter from your employer

  • Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) or equivalent as evidenced by your transcript

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • A National Police Check

  • An Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) or defence equivalent

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Proficiency in maths

  • Great written and oral communication skills

  • Great interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with a team

  • An understanding of aviation maintenance management requirements

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: maintenance management team leader and maintenance planner.

Study pathways

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The Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical) does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 units of competency, including 11 core and 12 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Manage aircraft and aeronautical product configuration MEA159

  • Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations MEA705

  • Select and test aeronautical engineering materials MEA707

  • Use computers in aviation maintenance-related integrated logistic support activities MEA135

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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