Aeronautical Engineering Fundamentals (Micro-credential)


Subject area

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering


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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
10 NCEA Level 1 literacy credits and 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits

Alternative Requirements
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager or delegate.

English Language Requirements
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table:
- IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 (not less than 5.0 in each band)

Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment.

Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

Other Requirements
Applicants must:
- Be at least 17.5 years of age
- Complete the New Zealand Police Vetting System documentation, or in some cases country of origin Police Vetting documentation
- Complete a numeracy, literacy and mechanical reasoning aptitude test.

The micro-credentials may be delivered at RNZAF Base Woodbourne. RNZAF regulations require that New Zealand Police must clear all applicants.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Aeronautical Engineering Fundamentals Micro-credential is designed as pre-employment training at an introductory level under supervision. This micro-credential aims for learners to acquire basic aeronautical engineering skills and knowledge, as well as the fundamental values to be work-ready employees who demonstrate the proficiency and reliability of motivated and trustworthy aeronautical maintenance engineers
for the Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF), and for the New Zealand and international aviation industries.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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