New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Applied Skills)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering


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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with a trade level qualification. Graduates will have the ability to undertake maintenance, overhauls and repairs to aircraft, aircraft systems, and aircraft components or equipment in accordance with the requirements of the New Zealand Defence Force Airworthiness Policy, or Part 43 and/or Part 145 Rules and the Civil Aviation Act 1990.
This qualification is intended for learners who are planning to pursue a career in the aviation industry as an aeronautical engineer with specialist applied skills competency.
The aeronautical engineering sector of the aviation industry will benefit through employment of staff capable of working effectively to complete a wide range of essential aeronautical engineering applied tasks according to their specialisations.
The qualification is stranded to enable candidates to select a strand to suit their chosen career path or employer needs.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Aerospace Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 863 693
Phone: 0800 863 693
Fax: (04) 817 5399

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