Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Knowledge) (4705)

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2017

The qualifications within this suite are included within the Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard. The apprenticeship is for Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector. Qualifications within the 4705 suite relate to the following occupations:
• Aerospace Manufacturing Fitter
• Aerospace Manufacturing Electrical/Mechanical and Systems Fitter

It is a technical knowledge qualification which will be undertaken in the foundation phase (first year) of the apprenticeship. This qualification will be taken in conjunction with the Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Foundation Competence) (4605) qualification.

It is aimed at anyone over the age of sixteen who would have typically achieved 4 GCSEs at Grade C or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You will need to complete five mandatory units:
  • Principles of Aircraft Materials and Airframe Construction
  • Human Factors and Behaviours in Aviation
  • Principles of Aerodynamics and the Theory of Flight
  • Mathematics and Science for Engineering
  • Business Improvement Techniques
Then complete a minimum of two optional units from the following:
  • Principles of Aircraft Propulsion
  • General Engineering Principles
  • Principles of Aircraft Electrics and Systems
  • Principles of Welding and Fabrication
  • Principles of Aerospace Composite Materials
  • Principles of Mechanical Assembly and Fitting
  • Principles of Computer Aided Design (CAD)

What Careers Can This Lead To?

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, learners may progress onto occupations such as:
• Aerospace Manufacturing Fitter
• Aerospace Manufacturing Electrical/Mechanical and Systems Fitter

 

 

 

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the theoretical aspects of the qualification.

Level 2

At this level you will gain an understanding of the Principles of Aircraft Materials, Airframe Construction, Aerodynamics and the Theory of Flight. You will also have the opportunity to develop your knowledge in areas such as Aircraft Propulsion, Aircraft Electrics and Systems and Composite Materials.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Aerospace Manufacturing Fitter standard has two associated occupations one of which you may achieve at the end of your apprenticeship:

  • Aircraft Manufacture Mechanical
  • Aircraft Power Plant Assembly

Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Foundation Knowledge) (4705-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2018

Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Foundation Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: 601/8099/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 515 - 515 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 648 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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