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7.4 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
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.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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 Licensing in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide
- training 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 Licence
- a 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.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 25.3 hours of class, as 5 day blocks, for 21 blocks over 2 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including 148 hours on the job training undertaking the log of industrial experience and achievement (LIEA).
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who are employed within the aviation maintenance industry and are required to conduct aircraft line maintenance, already hold a maintenance trade qualification and have adequate LLN skills to undertake the assessments required within the qualification.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, inlcuding:
- the student hubs, librarians, counsellors, LLN specialists, interpreter services, student engagement officers
- systems support including Helpdesk and online learning support which complement all delivery
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This couse will be delivered via Block Release, a total of 21 weeks over a 24 Month period. During the block release, delivery hours will be 30 hours per week. A timetable of delivery will be confirmed after enrolment.
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|MEA107||Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications|
|MEA117||Apply self in the aviation maintenance environment|
|MEA119||Perform administrative processes to prepare for certification of civil aircraft A level line mainten|
|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|
|MEA157||Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation|
|MEA158||Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance|
|MEA264||Remove and install aircraft electrical/avionic components during line maintenance|
|MEA265||Remove and install general aircraft electrical hardware|
|MEA295||Use electrical test equipment to perform basic electrical tests on aircraft and components|
|MEA344||Remove and install aircraft components|
|MEA418||Perform basic repair of aircraft internal fittings during line maintenance|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEA345||Perform scheduled 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 engine fixed wing aircraft|
|MEA348||Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston engine rotary wing aircraft|
Employment with civilian or military airlines and other operators of piston, jet and turbo-propeller aircraft and helicopters
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
13 Janison Street, Tamworth
Phone 131 601
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