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Qualification Title National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering with strands in Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Powerplant, Aircraft Structures, Armament, Avionic Electrical Repair, Avionic Instrument Repair, Avionic Maintenance, Avionic Radio Repair, and Rotorcraft
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 4
Credits 197
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Aerospace Engineering and Technology » Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology » Aeronautical Engineering
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering with strands in Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Armament, Avionic Electrical Repair, Avionic Instrument Repair, Avionic Maintenance, Avionic Radio Repair, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Powerplant, Rotorcraft, and Aircraft Structures [Ref: 0192] is designed for people working in the aeronautical engineering industry and recognises the skills required to carry out maintenance, overhauls and repairs to aircraft, aircraft systems and aircraft components or equipment in accordance with the requirements of Part 43 and/or Part 145 of the Civil Aviation Rules 1990, and is recognised as the predominant trades level qualification for the industry. The certificate is structured to ensure that holders have a concentration of specialist skills in one of ten Aeronautical Engineering strands, supported by a range of skills and knowledge across the whole Aeronautical Engineering subfield.

The certificate is flexible in that it enables candidates to structure the qualification to suit their chosen career path or an employer''s requirements. Candidates complete core compulsory unit standards then select a strand in the discipline of their choice, and choose options from the whole Aeronautical Engineering subfield to support the strand.

This qualification incorporates eight compulsory core unit standards common to the award of the National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Specialist Support) with optional strands in Aeronautical Composites, Aeronautical Electroplating, Aeronautical Machining, Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Furnishings and Equipment, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Painting, Aircraft Powerplant, Aircraft Structures, Armament, Avionics, and Rotorcraft [Ref: 0191], the National Certificate in Aircraft Servicing [Ref: 0171], and the National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Related Technology) [Ref: 0381], and is another step on the pathway for people interested in a career in aeronautical engineering.

This qualification can be used to build on skills and knowledge from the National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Related Technology) [Ref: 0381]. Candidates may progress towards the National Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification with strands in Aeroplane, Rotorcraft, and Powerplant [Ref: 1133] to gain the privileges of certifying the release to service of aircraft components following maintenance as required for the issue of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence (AMEL) (issued under Part 66 of the Civil Aviation Rules 1990).
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation Air New Zealand Limited
Developed By ServiceIQ
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0192
Status Expiring
Created July 1996
Last Reviewed October 2015
Last Date For Entry December 2017
Expires December 2020
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