Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical)

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The qualification applies to individuals seeking the grant of a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) B1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence covering the supervision, performance and certification of airframe, engine, electrical and structural maintenance on aircraft that are type-rated by CASA for maintenance purposes.

The qualification satisfies CASA requirements under Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) 1998, for the grant of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licences in sub-categories B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4 when the knowledge and skills requirements align with CASA syllabus requirements in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide Interface with CASA, and training has been delivered in accordance with the requirements of CASR Part 147.

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Existing worker traineeship
Industry: Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
National course code: MEA50219 | WA State ID: BEX6

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This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

When you complete the Traineeship for a Diploma of Aeroskills – Mechanical, you will have gained the skills, knowledge and qualifications to become a CASR Part 66 B1 Category Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. 4 separate pathways exist to choose from under this qualification – Fixed-wing turbine engine, Fixed-wing piston engine, Rotary-wing turbine engine and Rotary-wing piston engine. All of these outcomes are delivered in WA.

Theory training is conducted at Aviation Australia’s Jandakot Airport facility, with practical competency being developed and assessed in the workplace. Training is delivered in a modular format with CASR Part 66 Multi-Choice-Question examinations and essays as summative assessments. Examinations passed as per CASA regulatory requirements (75% or above) will result in Aviation Australia students graduating as qualified aircraft maintenance engineers, eligible to apply for a CASR Part 66 B1 category licence.

Theory is delivered on-campus, Practical is developed on-the-job.

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