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An EASA basic course certificate is the most sought after industry qualification for those joining the industry in aircraft maintenance. Most airlines and maintenance companies globally will recognise this qualification directly or be able to cross credit towards a local equivalent.
The Aviation Institute’s EASA 147 approved basic aircraft maintenance course is made up of two individual qualifications allowing students to complete them separately as resources or time allows, or as a single combined 2 year course.
A 36 week introduction to a career in aircraft maintenance. This Certificate is also the first 36 weeks of the Aviation Institute's EASA approved course, and is a pre-requisite for a trainee-ship at Air New Zealand Engineering and Maintenance.
Graduates of the New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering programme can continue their studies and training by working towards a maintenance licence by undertaking the Diploma programme in a mechanical B1.1 or B2 avionic strand. Aligned with EASA Part 66 the Diploma includes EASA licence examinations.
A formal pathway for EASA B1.1 course graduates to complete a degree in Aircraft Maintenance and Airworthiness Engineering, provided by the University Limerick.
A formal pathway for EASA B1.1 or B2 course graduates to complete a degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, provided by the University of South Wales
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand - Part 141, European Aviation Safety Agency - Part 147
New Zealand Qualifications Authority