Engineering | Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft) | City & Guilds Diploma Level 2

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title C&G LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE (CIVIL AIRCRAFT) (QCF)
Code FE0253-1C
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course provides an introduction to aircraft maintenance engineering that will prepare school leavers for entry into an aircraft apprenticeship scheme or continue their training onto the Level 3 Diploma. This course combines theory and practical tasks in the College’s aircraft hangar.

Surrounded by a busy, working airport and numerous engineering and parts companies, the Shoreham Airport Campus provides a real-world environment in which to study. Our students gain a truly unique learning experience with; Motorsport, Aero and Motor Vehicle students working in hangars, workshops and high-tech classrooms equipped with the very latest tools, machinery and software.

The tutors and technicians are all industry-experienced, giving them the insight and knowledge needed to prepare you for a career in an aviation related field, further study or an apprenticeship.

The College owns five aircraft, as well as many examples of engines and components, and students enjoy a unique learning experience at a working airport location. 

Details

Topics include

  • Aviation maths and science
  • Gas turbine engines
  • Propellers
  • Electrics and theory of flight
  • Electrical and avionic systems
  • Airframe construction and systems

Entry requirements

To start at this level you need GCSE maths and science at grade 4 (C) or above and English at grade 3 (D/E) or above.

Your next steps...

After this course

Further study

After one year at Level 2 most students go on to study Level 3, or seek an apprenticeship or employment.

Future careers

  • Airline mechanic
  • Aircraft maintenance engineer
  • Military engineer