An introduction to aircraft maintenance engineering that will prepare school leavers for entry into an aircraft apprenticeship scheme, or to continue their training onto Level 3.
- Units Include:
- Aviation Mathematics & Science
- Gas Turbine Engines
- Electrics & Theory of Flight
- Electrical & Avionic Systems
- Airframe Construction & Systems
- Human Factors in Aviation
80% of the course is theory, 20% is assessed practical tasks.
Assessment is via multi-choice exams, short essay written exams and written reports
After one year you can achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma. This means you can continue training on the Level 3 course, or may be considered for the EASA 'A' Licence course at Northbrook (the EASA course is not currently funded), or with an airline attending their aircraft apprenticeship scheme, or selection into military apprenticeship.
3 x online multi-choice exams (pass mark 60%)
4 x Short essay written exams (pass mark 60%)
Overalls, boots, safety glasses, folders, dividers, pens, notepad. A £10 deposit is required for locker key & tool discs.