Aviation Maintenance (Competence) (4608)

Last Updated: 02 Oct 2017

 The qualification within this suite is included in 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. The qualification within the 4608 suite relates to the following occupation:
• Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/ Technician (Fixed and Rotary Wing)
In addition, 4608-50 sits within the Survival Equipment Fitter (Military) apprenticeship standard.
The 4608-30xxxx

The 4608-50 Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Military Foundation Competence) is for learners who are interested in developing the specific skills and competency for people who want to work in the Aerospace and Aviation sector within the Military.
The 4608-60xxxx

This Level 2 qualification is aimed at learners aged 16-18, 19+.


 

This qualification is compulsory for learners working towards their Apprenticeship for Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/ Technician (Fixed and Rotary Wing) and Airworthiness, Planning, Quality and Safety Technician, within the Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Military Foundation Competence) will study the following:
Compulsory topics include:
• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
• Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
• Using and communicating technical information

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:
• Military aircraft flight servicing
• Servicing Night Vision Goggle (NVG) assemblies
• Military Aircraft Electrical Wiring and Interconnection Systems (EWIS) husbandry
• Basic thought finding techniques for military avionic systems
• Diagnosis, rectification and testing of military avionic equipment

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification is specifically for learners who work in the Aerospace and Aviation sector as an aircraft maintenance engineer within the Military.  On successful completion of the standard candidates are able to progress to Higher Technician Family of Apprenticeships, such as the Aircraft Maintenance Certifying Engineer Standard.
On successful completion of the apprenticeship, learners may progress onto occupations as:
• Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/ Technician (Fixed and Rotary Wing)

 

 

 

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 practical aspects of the qualification.

 

Level 2

Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Military Foundation Competence) (4608-50)

Last Registration Date: 30 Apr 2020

Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Military Foundation Competence)

  • Accreditation No: 603/1388/2 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: 340 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 382 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/04/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Development Competence) (4608-30)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2019

Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Development Competence)

  • Accreditation No: 601/9036/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ 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: 1034 - This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 1700 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Military Development Competence) (4608-60)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Military Development Competence) - Avionic Component Overhaul

  • Accreditation No: 603/2068/0 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: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Maintenance (Military Development Competence) - Avionic Maintenance

  • Accreditation No: 603/2068/0 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: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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