From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
2023: Fees range from $65-$161 per course
A Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.
View course details for individual fees.
Sign up for a programme that has been designed as the ‘blueprint’ towards achieving your AMEL.
Study towards your NZ Civil Aviation Authority Part 66 (NZ CAA) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License (AMEL)(external link) whilst working through this flexible online programme.
Designed for people already working in the aviation engineering industry who wish to achieve a Diploma qualification this programme will offer a blueprint to get you there.
Apply for the Diploma here, then connect with the Aviation Engineering team directly to select and pay for each course subject individually, once you have passed each ASPEQ (CAA) exam you can move on to the next subject of your choice.
Each subject has been developed using the NZCAA Part 66 syllabus(external link) which integrates theory, practical illustrations, practise quiz questions and practise exams.
To be eligible for the New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification requirements, you must complete all the basic AMEL subjects plus the Rotorcraft, Turbine Engines or Aeroplanes 1 course including a portfolio of experience (PTR) acceptable to NZCAA part 66 licensing for each of these courses.
To be eligible for this Diploma programme you must be living in New Zealand and have completed a recognised aircraft maintenance engineering training at Level 4 or higher, you can do this with NMIT by completing the New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering(external link).
Alternatively, if you have relevant experience in the aviation engineering industry in accordance with NZCAA part 66-1 you will also be eligible.
NMIT’s Aviation programmes offer training that provides you with a gateway into an exciting and rewarding career in aircraft maintenance. Take a tour with us of the Woodbourne RNZAF base campus where learning mixes with culture and precision instruments.