Aeroplanes 1
Level 6

Aeroplanes 1 (Level 6)

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  • Locations and dates


    10 January 2022
    4 April 2022
    4 July 2022
    3 October 2022
  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: $87 plus $40 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


New programme. Online programme.

Apply the knowledge of Aeroplanes 1 to the certification of aeronautical maintenance.

Training Scheme’s allow you to apply and pay for one subject at a time, this way you work towards gaining your NZ Civil Aviation Authority (NZ CAA) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Licence while working through this flexible learning programme.

You'll be able to continue full-time employment while preparing for your NZ CAA exams – a compulsory requirement for licensing. The programme integrates theory with practical illustrations so you can correlate course information with your daily work experience.

You will cover:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Flight control systems
  • Design and construction
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Landing gear systems
  • Heating and ventilation systems
  • Weight and balance control
  • Equipment and furnishings
  • Inspection and testing
  • Fuel systems

This Training Scheme is studied online so you can fit it around your work commitments. You should allow approximately 23 hours per week of self-directed learning per course.

Alternatively, you can you may find it easier to study the New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification rather than individual training schemes, the Diploma will keep you on track and offer you a fluid approach to learning.

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

All applicants must have completed recognised aircraft maintenance engineering training (at Level 4 or above), OR an equivalent recognised international qualification, OR Have relevant experience in the aeronautical engineering industry or allied trade. Other Requirements: Candidates must have aeronautical engineering experience in accordance with AC066-1 subpart 66.53(a)(4) and must be living in New Zealand. Work experience: Students studying on this programme must have access to a workplace, workplace experience or be able to supply evidence as to workplace experience. Computer literacy: Students planning to study this programme must be competent using a computer/mobile device. A sufficient level of computer literacy would include competent use of basic file management, email, internet, and word processing skills.

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

21 Weeks

Student success Learn more

Student success data is unavailable for this qualification.

National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

3 years after completion
Median earnings Learn more $42,559
Earnings range Learn more $33,369 - $55,511
In employment Learn more 68%
In further study Learn more 23%
On a benefit Learn more 2%

Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students








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