School of Engineering

for professionals of the industry

The School of Engineering's professional programmes are offered from all 3 Aviation Institute campuses and customer locations globally. Its more frequently run type rating courses are multi-regulator approved and delivered in paperless classrooms with integrated maintenance training software providing a world-class learning environment. 

The School of Engineering is the primary training provider for Air New Zealand Engineering & Maintenance and supports this division with an extensive range of courses for apprentice programmes, recurrent training, maintenance practices, specific type related courses and human factors. Use the search function below to search our database of aircraft maintenance courses. 

Aircraft maintenance engineers are welcome to enrol into our open courses being held in New Zealand or to request a customer specific course be scheduled at their own location. 

Who are our customers?
Our biggest and core customer is Air New Zealand Engineering and Maintenance who we support across New Zealand and at line stations around the world. 

Airline and MRO customers seek out training courses when their inhouse capability is unable to provide. The most common requests are for type and familiarisation courses or human factors training.

Individuals already in the industry regularly enrol in our scheduled courses in New Zealand and attend alongside Air New Zealand's own staff. 

Use the search function below to explore our courses for aviation professionals. 
Type Capability
  • ATR 42/72-500/600 / PW127
  • A320 / V2500
  • A320/321 NEO (IAE PW 1100G)
  • B737-300/400/500 / CFM56-3
  • B737-600/700/600 / CFM56-7
  • B747-400 / RB211 & CF6-80
  • B767-200/300 / CF6-80A2/C2
  • B777-200/300 / Trent 800 / GE90
  • B787-8/9 / Trent 1000
  • B787 Theory & Practical Courses
  • B787 Differences Courses (GEnx to Trent 1000) & Trent 1000 to GEnx)
  • Bombardier Q300 / PW123
Type Rating Approvals
The Aviation Institute's type rating courses are approved by the following regulatory authorities.

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand

All types

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

A320 / V2500 

European Aviation Safety Agency
147.0048 B1/B2

A320 / V2500
B777-200 / Trent 800
B787-8/9 / Trent 1000

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The Aviation Institute holds the following regulatory approvals

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand - Part 141, European Aviation Safety Agency - Part 147
Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Part 147 (Australia)

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