Successfully passing the placement test is the first step towards enrolment in the 36 week, New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Pre-employment Skills) - Level 3. You will be tested on your English, Maths/Physics (based on Yr12/NCEA Level 2) and there is also an Interview. Placement Testing is conducted from at both AKL & CHC Learning Bases. Registrations open mid August.
Please check that you meet the following criteria before registering for a placement test.
- New Zealand Citizens and Residents: 17 years and over.
Once all placement testing is completed, successful applicants will be offerred a place on the following years programme.
A 36 week introduction to basic aircraft maintenance (delivered over 39 weeks which includes two semester break/work experience opportunities) On successful completion, graduates can apply for an apprenticeship in the industry with employers including Air New Zealand, Christchurch Engine Centre, Hamilton Jet, RocketLab and other General Aviation employers. Note for International Students - Many employers including Air New Zealand only employ those who have NZ Citizenship or Residency.
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand - Part 141, European Aviation Safety Agency - Part 147
Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Part 147 (Australia)