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Engineering programmes

Aeronautical engineers plan and supervise the manufacture, modification and maintenance of all types of flight vehicles – fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, space vehicles, missiles and weapons and flight simulators, as well as flight components and instruments.


Aviation law and regulations are strict when it comes to aeronautical engineering training and qualifications. Those working on aircraft, parts and associated materials must be properly trained, qualified and supervised.

Each programme is easily completed on the job, and around your business. And each leads to excellent service for your customers and national qualifications for your people.

Engineering

Choose the right programme for you

ServiceIQ’s programmes take between six months to three years to complete. Employees learn at their own pace and training mostly takes place in the workplace.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Pre-Employment Skills) - Level 3

Aviation NC Related Technology L3 WEB

This entry-level qualification provides you with a foundation base of skills and knowledge that will prepare you for further training and qualifications in Aeronautical Engineering.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Storekeeping (Aviation Parts Handling, Aviation Toolstore) - Level 3

Aviation Parts Handling WEB

The primary aim of this qualification is to recognise people’s skills in storekeeping in an aeronautical environment while providing a path from other associated industries to the specific requirements of the aviation industry.

New Zealand Certificate in Aircraft Servicing - Level 3

Aviation AircraftServicing WEB

This qualification recognises skills in servicing aircraft on a flight line or ramp. Holders of the certificate are able to carry out tasks such as replenishments, refuelling, ground handling, and pre- and post-flight checks on an aircraft flight line or ramp. Options are available within the qualification for servicing either helicopters or fixed wing aircraft.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Workplace Introductory Skills) – Level 4

Aviation Programme 1 WEB

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with graduates who are able to enter the workforce in a variety of aeronautical engineering work roles, or progress to further training. The qualification is intended for learners who are planning to embark on a career as an aeronautical engineer.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Aircraft Manufacture) - Level 4

Aviation NC Aircraft Manufacture L4 WEB

Gives you the core set of skills required for people working in all areas of aircraft manufacturing.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Applied Skills) with strands - Level 4

Aviation NC Aeronautical Engineering L4 WEB

Gives you the skills required to carry out maintenance, overhauls and repairs to aircraft systems, components and equipment to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) standards.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Gas Turbine Overhaul) - Level 4

Aviation NC Gas Turbine Overhaul L4 WEB 2

Gives you the skills required to carry out overhauls and repairs to aircraft and/or aeroderivative gas turbine engines, systems and components.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Maintenance Control) - Level 4

Aviation NC Maintenance Control L4 WEB

A stand-alone qualification relating to management of maintenance control for an aviation engineering organisation in keeping with the CAA regulatory requirements for this role.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Specialist Support) with optional strands - Level 4

Aviation SpecialSupport WEB

The certificate is intended for people who currently hold a National Certificate in a subfield other than aeronautical engineering, or equivalent, for example general engineering, or allied trades, and who are using the skills contained in that qualification in the aeronautical engineering industry. This qualification has strands in Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Armament, Avionic Electrical Repair, Avionic Instrument Repair, Avionic Maintenance, Avionic Radio Repair, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Powerplant, Rotorcraft, and Aircraft Structures.

New Zealand Apprenticeship in Aviation - Aeronautical Engineering (Aircraft Manufacture) - Level 4

Aviation AircraftManufacturing WEB

During this apprenticeship trainees complete required Unit Standards through a mix of on-job training and block courses while being paid a salary by the employer. Once qualified, aircraft manufacture engineers are highly sought after around the world in the aviation industry.

New Zealand Apprenticeship in Aviation - Aeronautical Engineering with strands - Level 4

Aviation NC Aeronautical Engineering L4 WEB

Stands offered are Aeronautical Non Destructive Testing, Aircraft Mechanical, Aircraft Powerplant, Aircraft Structures, Armament, Avionic Electrical Repair, Avionic Instrument Repair, Avionic Maintenance, Avionic Radio Repair, and Rotorcraft. This apprenticeship can combine on-job training and block courses to give you the skills required to carry out maintenance, overhauls and repairs to aircraft systems, components and equipment to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) standards.

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (European Regulations) with strands - Level 5

Aviation EuroReg WEB

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the global aeronautical engineering sector with individuals who have attained sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills, and are working towards gaining the operational experience in organisations employing Part 145 processes, as required by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Rule Part 66 to achieve employment as licenced aviation maintenance engineers. In order to gain an EASA aviation maintenance licence, graduates will be required to complete two years practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft as defined in EASA Rule Part 66.
The qualification is primarily designed to meet the global training and education needs of both international and domestic trainees, and is suited for people either already employed in the industry as current Aeronautical Engineers who may wish to train towards gaining an EASA licence, or people aspiring to become Aeronautical Engineers. Graduates will have complete self-management of learning and performance within the defined contexts of the applicable Aviation Authority rules.

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (Maintenance Planning) - Level 5

Aviation MaintencePlanning WEB

This qualification is designed for people who carry out the maintenance planning function for aircraft fleets and organisations within the aviation industry.

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Production Control) – Level 6

Aviation Programme 2 WEB

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with graduates who are able to carry out the production control function specific to an aeronautical engineering environment. The qualification is intended for learners who are experienced aeronautical engineers and who want to broaden their work role to encompass the production control function.

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (Quality Assurance) – Level 6

Aviation QualityAssurance WEB

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with graduates who carry out the quality assurance function specific to an aeronautical engineering environment. This qualification is intended for learners who are experienced aeronautical engineers, and who want to broaden their knowledge and skills to include quality assurance in the aeronautical engineering sector of the aviation industry.

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (Technical Support) – Level 6

Aviation Parts Handling WEB

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the aeronautical engineering industry with graduates who have attained sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills to provide technical support services for aircraft operation and maintenance activities. This qualification is intended for learners who are experienced aeronautical engineers, and who want to broaden their knowledge and skills in the technical support function of the aeronautical engineering sector.

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Maintenance Certification with strands - Level 6

Aviation ND Maintenance Certification L6 WEB

For people working towards the privileges of certifying the release to service of aircraft or components following maintenance. Covers the topics required for issue of CAA Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence (AMEL) without rating privileges.