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A 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.
Apply knowledge of mathematics and physics to the certification of aeronautical maintenance.
This is a stand-alone Training Scheme and like the others, can be studied flexibly, online and independently while working as an aircraft maintenance engineer. This will allow you to continue full-time employment while working towards completing your CAA examinations – a compulsory requirement for licensing.
The programme integrates theory with practical illustrations so you can correlate Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License (AMEL) course information with your daily work experience.
You will cover:
This Training Scheme is studied online so you can fit it around your work commitments and is available for 56 weeks from enrolment. You should allow approximately 23 hours per week of self-directed learning per course.
Training Schemes allow you to apply and pay for one subject at a time, this allows you can pass the ASPEQ (CAA) exam and enrol on the next Training Scheme of your choice.
NMIT has been teaching aeronautical engineering maintenance for many years and is New Zealand's first approved NZCAA Part 147 Certified Maintenance Training Organisation.
|Minimum requirements Learn more|
Academic: 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. Alternative: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. English Language: If English is not the applicant's first language they will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment. * IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest). Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills. Other: Applicants must have access to a workplace or be able to supply evidence as to workplace experience in accordance with CAA AC66-1 subpart 66.53(a)(4); and must be living in New Zealand to be able to sit the online licence theory exams.
|More information about entry to this qualification|
|Student fees Learn more||$86||$86|
|Government tuition subsidy Learn more||$2,195||$2,195|
|TOTAL Learn more||$2,281||$2,281|
|Compulsory Student Services Fee|
|Student loan information Learn more||StudyLink|
Student success data is unavailable for this qualification.
|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%|
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