NZQA Approved Aircraft Maintenance Courses. 

The Aviation Institute is a registered and accredited Private Training Establishment (PTE) with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), providing pre-employment training for domestic and international students wishing to enter the aviation industry as an aircraft engineer.  

The following courses are approved for delivery;

New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Pre-employment Skills) - Level 3 (36 weeks)

New Zealand Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (European Regulations) - Level 5 (46 weeks)

Combined these two courses are also approved as a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Approved Basic Aircraft course. 

Typically domestic students will study to Certificate level before seeking an apprenticeship, while international students will study to Diploma level to obtain the internationally recognised EASA certification. 


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