New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (European Regulations)


Subject area

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

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 who are working towards gaining the operational experience in organisations employing Part 145 processes, to achieve employment as licenced aviation maintenance engineers, in accordance with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Rule Part 66.

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 Aeronautical Engineers, people 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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Aerospace Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

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Lyttelton Port Company Director's UC Scholarship

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

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Fax: (04) 817 5399

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