Rotorcraft Training Scheme
Level 6

Rotorcraft Training Scheme

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    1 July 2024
    7 October 2024
    6 January 2025
    31 March 2025
    14 July 2025
    6 October 2025
  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2024: $92 plus $41 Student Services Levy

    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.

  • National qualification code


Online programme.

Develop and apply the knowledge of rotorcraft systems.

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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.

This course helps to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain Rotorcraft systems.

NZQA Unit Standard 20899 will be awarded after the successful completion of the AMEL Rotorcraft Exam 6.

You will cover:

  • Theory of Flight
  • Rotorcraft Structure
  • Rotorcraft Systems
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Powertrain Components
  • Fuel Systems
  • Rotorcraft Weight & Balance
  • Environmental Systems, Equipment & Furnishings
  • Rotorcraft Servicing, Testing & Ground Handling








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