To start on this course you need:
Practical experience in an engineering discipline and at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths, science and English
a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject, including English and Maths requirements.
You will also need an appropriate reference and successful interview.
(If you will not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 2 course before applying to move on to this Level 3 course)
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Students who are aged 19 or over on 31st August in the year they start will be required to pay a fee for this course.
If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.
This course is a continuation from Level 2 training in order to give students the required knowledge to secure a job within an aviation related field or to prepare them for EASA training.
Level 3 units include:
- Aviation mathematics and science for technicians
- Fundamentals of electronic and avionics
- Structural materials and components in aircraft
- Maintaining aircraft structures
- Aircraft aerodynamics and control in fixed wing aircraft
- Civil aviation legislation
- Maintaining aircraft mechanical systems
- Maintaining gas turbine engines and propellers
- Human factors in aviation
- Civil Aviation Legislation
80% of the course is theory, 20% is assessed practical tasks.
After one year you can achieve a City & Guilds 2675-03 Diploma.This means you can seek a job within an aircraft related field.
4 x online multi-choice exams (pass mark 65%)
6 x Short essay written exams (pass mark 60%)
Written reports & Assignments
There may be a requirement to purchase uniforms, kits, sweatshirts or any other materials. Please ask for more information at your interview.