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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Specialist Support) (Level 4) with strands in General Aviation, Aeronautical Composites, Aeronautical Electroplating, Aeronautical Machining, Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Furnishings and Equipment, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Painting, Aircraft Powerplant, Aircraft Structures, Armament, Avionics, Engine Ground Running, and Rotorcraft
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Aerospace Engineering and Technology » Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with graduates who can undertake a range of aeronautical engineering specialist support tasks of a limited scope, in accordance with the requirements of the New Zealand Defence Force Airworthiness Policy, or Part 43 and/or Part 145 Rules and the Civil Aviation Act 1990.
The qualification is intended for aeronautical engineers who want to concentrate on specialist support work.
Graduates will be competent in the range of core aeronautical engineering skills required across all sectors.
The strands within the qualification recognise the specialised knowledge and skills in the sector.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Interpret, evaluate, and apply information from aeronautical publications, including aircraft maintenance documentation, to complete maintenance tasks
- Apply safe work practices, whilst exhibiting professional and ethical conduct to promote the safe maintenance of airworthiness standards as expected of a qualified Aeronautical Engineering tradesperson
- Maintain, repair and/or overhaul aircraft by integrating the fundamental principles of aircraft construction and maintenance

Graduates of the General Aviation strand will also be able to:
- Maintain, repair, and overhaul aircraft in General Aviation by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aeronautical Composites strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to fabricate and repair aeronautical composites to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aeronautical Electroplating strand will also be able to:
- Apply and repair aeronautical electroplating by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aeronautical Machining strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to carry out aeronautical machining to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to complete aeronautical non destructive testing inspections to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aircraft Furnishings and Equipment strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to complete aircraft furnishing and equipment repair tasks to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aircraft Mechanical strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to complete aircraft mechanical maintenance and repair tasks to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aircraft Painting strand will also be able to:
- Apply specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to complete aircraft painting tasks to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aircraft Powerplant strand will also be able to:
- Maintain and repair aircraft powerplant by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Aircraft Structures strand will also be able to:
- Manufacture and repair aircraft structures by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Armament strand will also be able to:
- Repair and maintain aircraft armament by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Avionics strand will also be able to:
- Maintain and repair avionics by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards

Graduates of the Engine Ground Running strand will also be able to:
- Ground run and troubleshoot aircraft engines and systems by integrating specialised powerplant technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards.

Graduates of the Rotorcraft strand will also be able to:
- Maintain and repair rotorcraft by integrating specialised technical knowledge, skills and maintenance practices to meet international aviation standards
Education pathways
This qualification can provide a pathway to other training opportunities in Aeronautical Engineering, including specific aircraft type or group ratings.
Pathway qualifications include:
New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (Quality and Safety - SMS) (Level 6) [Ref: 2905]
New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (Technical Support) (Level 6) [Ref: 2906]
New Zealand Diploma in Maintenance Planning (Level 5) [Ref: 2904]
This qualification can also lead to in-house training for aircraft type specific training.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 2 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2900
Status Current
Created November 2015
Next Review December 2027

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