New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification
Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification (Level 6)

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  • Locations and dates


    21 February 2022
    18 July 2022
  • Total credits


  • Fees


    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.

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NMIT has been teaching aeronautical engineering maintenance for many years.

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.

NMIT is New Zealand's first approved NZCAA Part 147 Certified Maintenance Training Organisation.

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Academic requirements: 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. English language requirements: All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at the level of the programme. Those students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate: * An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years 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. Special Entry: In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the full entry requirements may be granted admission to the programme on the approval of the Head of Department or delegate if he/she is confident of the applicant's ability to successfully undertake studies towards the qualification or embedded Training Schemes with a reasonable likelihood of success.

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Duration Learn more

2 Years

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $515 $1,030
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $13,131 $26,261
TOTAL Learn more $13,646 $27,291
Compulsory Student Services Fee
Student loan information Learn more StudyLink

Student success Learn more

Successful course completions 59%

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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