About the course

Maintenance Practices

Location:

Auckland Base - Domestic enrolments.

Christchurch Base - International and domestic enrolments.


Format:

Full time study option only. Theory classroom lectures mixed with practical training in aviation workshops and hangar supported by industry visits to operational aircraft maintenance facilities.


Duration:

36 training weeks, normally conducted over 39 weeks with two 1 week semester breaks.


Class Times:

Auckland: Monday - Friday 08:00-15:00

Christchurch: Monday - Friday 08:00-15:00


Qualification:

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Pre-employment skills) Level 3. 


Approvals:
New Zealand Qualifications Authority


Pre Requisite:


Domestic Students 
17 years of age
Placement Test (Maths/Physics/English)
Placement Test Practice Questions
Interview

International Students
18 years of age
Placement Test (Maths/Physics/English)
English language level of IELTS 5.5, with no band lower than 5.0, or approved equivalent.

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Module Structure

Subject Days
PE3201 Induction 3
PE3202 Safe Working Practices 3
PE3203 Theory of Flight and Introduction to Aircraft Systems 8
PE3204 Maintenance Fundamentals, Publications and Drawings 5
PE3205 Tools and Equipment 24
PE3206 Direct Current (DC) Theory 6
PE3207 Electrical Practical 10
PE3208 Mechanical Systems 18
PE3209 DC Systems 5
PE3210 Inspection Techniques 4
PE3211 Maintenance Practices 8
PE3212 Structures 20
PE3213 Alternating Current (AC) Theory 4
PE3214 Reciprocating Engines 8
PE3215 Component Overhaul 10
PE3216 AC Systems 5
PE3217 Gas Turbine Engines 11
PE3218 Aviation Law, Quality and Procedures 3
PE3219 Avionic Systems 6
PE3220 Composites 4
PE3221 Human Factors 6
PE3222 Aircraft Inspection, Servicing and Handling 9
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