Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical)

MEA50218

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Average Course Fee: $36970

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Description

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 requirement for the awarding of MEA50218 Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) is demonstrated competency in listed units of competency under the conditions set out below. The listed units also satisfy CASA requirements for the grant, under Civil Aviation Regulation (CASR) Part 66, of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer B1 Licences in sub-categories B1.1 and B1.3 when the skills and knowledge requirements align with CASA syllabus requirements in the Companion Volume and CASA Interface and training has been delivered in accordance with the requirements of CASR Part 147.

The qualification consists of:

  • common and technical stream units required at Certificate IV level in the aircraft maintenance stream with electives determined by the desired licence sub-category
  • additional Diploma level common units that cover supervisor level work health and safety (WHS) competency plus competencies required by CASA for the exercise of licence privileges
  • Diploma level mechanical technical stream units covering advanced fault diagnosis and aircraft weighing and weight and balance calculation.
  • The qualification also provides credits towards the MEA50418 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical) and the MEA60218 Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical).

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    95.4%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    4.6%

    Professionals

    Industries

    Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    5.7%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    VET Student Loans

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $16,077.

    The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


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