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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 3231 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS


    AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
    • installing electrical circuits and equipment
    • testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus
    • replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components
    • assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
    • conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
    • maintaining records of action taken
    • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

    Occupations:
      323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
      323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
      323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

323111 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (AVIONICS)

    Inspects, tests, aligns, repairs and installs aircraft electrical and avionic system components. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisations:

      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Instruments)
      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Radio)
      Avionics Technician (Defence)
      Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
      Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Instruments)
      Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Radio)

323112 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (MECHANICAL)

    Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical and flight system components and aircraft engines, subassemblies and components. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisations:

      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
      Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)
      Aircraft Technician (Air Force, Army)
      Aviation Technician Aircraft (Navy)
      Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes)
      Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines)

323113 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (STRUCTURES)

    Inspects, dismantles and reassembles aircraft structures, and repairs and replaces components of aircraft frames. Works with both metal and carbon fibre composite materials. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisation:

      Aircraft Structural Fitter (Air Force, Army)


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