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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Aircraft Manufacture) (Level 4)
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 New Zealand aircraft manufacturing industry with graduates who have gained the skills and knowledge required of people working in all areas of aircraft manufacturing, as well as including a concentration of specialist skills required for an operator working under either, the New Zealand Defence Force Airworthiness Policy, or Part 145, Part 146, and/or Part 148 of the Civil Aviation Rules 1990.
This qualification is intended for learners who are planning to pursue a career in the aviation industry as an aeronautical engineer.
The aeronautical engineering sector of the aviation industry will benefit through recruitment of staff knowledgeable and capable of working effectively to complete aircraft manufacturing tasks.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Complete aircraft structural manufacturing tasks, employing aeronautical engineering tools and equipment, using and interpreting appropriate aircraft documentation and drawings.
- Use specialist skills and equipment applicable to the aircraft manufacturing industry to manufacture aircraft and their components.
Education pathways
This qualification can provide a pathway to other training opportunities, both off job and on job, in Aeronautical Engineering.
Pathway qualifications include:
- New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification (Level 6) with strands in Aeroplane, Rotorcraft, Powerplant Piston, Powerplant Turbine, Electrical, Instrument, and Radio [Ref: 2907]
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Developed By Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2908
Status Current
Created November 2015
Next Review December 2020

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