Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance (2675)

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016
They enable learners to develop the essential knowledge and hand-skills to become an aerospace technician or engineer. Normally completed in College they are a vital part of either an intermediate or advanced apprenticeship in the Aerospace sector.

2675-05 Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Mechanical) enables learners to work towards EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (Category A.1) theory elements. This qualification has been accredited by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and is included in the apprenticeship standard for Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician (Fixed and Rotary Wing).


Learners entering the aerospace industry within either the Armed Forces or a civilian organisation.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification to meet the needs of a civilian or a military employer and your chosen specialisms. Subjects covered include:

  • Aviation safety
  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Theory of flight
  • Aviation maths and science.

You will learn in the classroom of an FE college or specialist centre.

Assessment is through tests, some of which will be online.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
This level is designed to equip a new entrant into the aviation industry with the basic knowledge required as part of their training as an unlicensed aircraft mechanic.

Level 3
This level is designed to equip the aspiring Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer or unlicensed Aircraft Technician with the majority of the knowledge requirement for their chosen role. Further training and experience are necessary for the award of a CAA licence.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of aerospace engineering roles, including:

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Aerospace Technician
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors. You can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no specific eligibility requirements, although learners will benefit from a good grasp of mathematics and scientific principles.

Level 2

This level is ideal for new entrants into the aviation industry with the basic knowledge required as part of their training as an unlicensed aircraft mechanic.

There are three qualifications available at this Level. The knowledge-based units for these qualifications include:

  • Electrical Fundamentals and Theory of Flight
  • Human Factors.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of aerospace engineering roles, including:

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Aerospace Technician
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

Level 2 Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance (2675-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 2 Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1969/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 22 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 180 - 180 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (2675-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 2 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1928/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 56 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 485 - 485 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Aircraft Engineering (2675-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 2 Diploma in Aircraft Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 600/3409/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 40 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 340 - 340 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This level is ideal for aspiring licensed aircraft maintenance engineers (EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (Category A.1)) or unlicensed aircraft technician with the majority of the knowledge requirement for their chosen role. 

There are 10 qualifications available at this Level. The knowledge-based units for these qualifications include:

  • Electrical Fundamentals and Theory of Flight
  • Human Factors
  • Aviation Maths and Science
  • Basic Aerodynamics.
For a full list of units, download the qualification handbooks from the centre documents section.

 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of aerospace engineering roles, including:

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Aerospace Technician
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (2675-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Mechanical)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1929/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 80 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 655 - 655 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Electrical and Avionics)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1970/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 73 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 585 - 585 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Electrical and Avionics)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1971/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 72 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 575 - 575 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Mechanical)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1972/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 79 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 645 - 645 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Weapons Maintenance)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1973/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 80 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 720 - 720 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in On-Air Maintenance Category A (2675-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

Level 3 Diploma in On-Air Maintenance Category A1 - Aeroplanes (Turbine)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1927/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 78 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 595 - 645 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in On-Air Maintenance Category A2 - Aeroplanes (Piston)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1927/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 78 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 595 - 645 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in On-Air Maintenance Category A3 - Helicopters (Turbine)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1927/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 72 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 595 - 645 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in On-Air Maintenance Category A4 - Helicopters (Piston)

  • Accreditation No: 600/1927/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 72 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 595 - 645 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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