Course Start Date
6.7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Structures) lets you follow your passion for aviation and build an exciting career. Use your specialised hands-on skills to work as a recognised avionic mechanical engineer and fault, diagnose and repair multiple aeroplane structures.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Repair and modify aircraft structures
- Test, repair and recover aircraft structures
- Inspect and repair wooden structures
- Plan and implement WHS standards
- Work safely and sustainably in an aviation maintenance environment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A keen interest in avionics
- The ability to work well in a team and individually
- Analytical and diagnostic problem-solving skills
- The ability to show initiative and take on responsibility
- Good communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Aircraft mechanical engineer (AME) specialising in structures
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical)
- Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)
- Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
Block release delivery: Over a three year period student will attend either of the follow blocks
- 3 x 12 weeks per year = 1300 hours; or
- 2 x 18 weeks per year = 1300 hours.
Students attend years 1, 2 and 3.
In their 4th year students will undertake their workplace journals.
Total attendance: 36 weeks in total x 26 hours per week = 936 hours
This is a blended, part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 26.5 hours of class, as 5 day blocks, for 36 blocks per year over 4 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 0.1 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including a Journal/Log of industrial experience and achievement.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
The learner target group for Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Structures) Aircraft Maintenance stream include Apprentices only. The learners are employed by Civil Aviation Maintenance Organisations (AMOs) or members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who perform scheduled inspections, fault diagnosis and repair, and modification of airframes and airframe mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components, and of aircraft engines and (where applicable) propellers including Jetstar and Qantas, BAE, CORPORATE AIR, Sigma Aerospace, Pay's Air Service Pty Ltd, Forest Air Helicopters, Superair Services Pty Ltd and Safran Helicopter Engines Australia Pty Ltd.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 3.00pm via block release. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
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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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|MEA107||Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications|
|MEA118||Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environment|
|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|
|MEA327||Fabricate and/or repair aircraft mechanical components or parts|
|MEA401||Inspect aircraft structures|
|MEA420||Fabricate basic structural components for aircraft|
|MEA421||Fabricate advanced structural components for aircraft|
|MEA422||Repair/modify aircraft metal structure|
|MEA423||Aircraft structure major disassembly and reassembly|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEA303||Remove and install aircraft pneumatic system components|
|MEA304||Remove and install non-pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components|
|MEA305||Remove and install aircraft fixed wing flight control system components|
|MEA308||Remove and install rotary wing rotor and flight control system components|
|MEA317||Remove and install pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components|
|MEA367||Repair/modify aircraft composite structure using cold bonding|
|MEA398||Remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear system components|
|MEA405||Repair/modify aircraft composite material structure/components|
|MEA410||Maintain aircraft structure/components|
|MEA411||Remove surface coatings from aircraft or aircraft components|
|MEA425||Perform bolted composite skin repairs|
|MEM06003C||Carry out heat treatment|
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.
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