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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Gas Turbine Overhaul)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 200
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 have gained the skills and knowledge required to carry out overhauls and repairs to aircraft and/or aero-derivative gas turbine engines along with associated systems and components. The qualification is structured to ensure that graduates cover all aspects of the repair processes for gas turbine engines.

This qualification is intended for learners who are planning to pursue a career in the aviation industry as an aeronautical engineer with specialisation in gas turbine engine overhaul.

The aeronautical engineering sector of the aviation industry will benefit through employment of staff knowledgeable and capable of working effectively to overhaul and repair gas turbine engines.

Graduates will be equipped with a comprehensive set of skills relating to gas turbine overhaul.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Complete the repair and overhaul, and disassembly and assembly processes for the main components of a gas turbine engine, using operational and theoretical knowledge of aeronautical engineering maintenance practices
- Apply safe and ethical work practices in an aeronautical engineering workplace, and use aeronautical publications and documents to complete engineering tasks to the standard expected of a qualified Aeronautical Engineering tradesperson
- Complete the repair and overhaul processes for the main components of a gas turbine, using operational and theoretical knowledge of aeronautical engineering maintenance practices
Education pathways
This qualification provides an in-depth knowledge in the requirements of gas turbine overhaul, and can provide a pathway to other training opportunities, both off job and on job, in Aeronautical Engineering for which a number of qualifications and/or training opportunities are available, depending on the needs and aspirations of the organisation and the individual. These could include national and/or New Zealand qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework and/or in-house training for gas turbine powerplant type specific training
Employment pathways
Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work as an unlicensed aeronautical gas turbine derivative powerplant engineer.

Building on the skills acquired in this qualification, holders may progress to become a licenced aircraft maintenance engineer.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation ServiceIQ
Developed By ServiceIQ
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2910
Status Current
Created 2015-11-04 10:41:36.0
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
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