Aircraft Engineering Knowledge
Level 6

Aircraft Engineering Knowledge (Level 6)

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  • Locations and dates


    18 October 2021
    18 July 2022
    10 October 2022
  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: Course fee is $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


Online programme.

Apply knowledge of Aircraft Engineering knowledge to the certification of aeronautical Maintenance.

NMIT has been teaching aeronautical engineering maintenance for many years and is New Zealand's first approved NZCAA Part 147 Certified Maintenance Training Organisation.

Work towards gaining your NZ Civil Aviation Authority (NZ CAA) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License 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:

  • Aircraft Drawings
  • Metrology
  • Engineering Tooling
  • Workshop Practice A/C Standard Hardware
  • Aircraft Cleaning
  • A/C Painting & Finishing
  • Gasses and Compounds
  • A/C Ground Handling

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

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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