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Faculty of Engineering

Department of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Introduction
The Department of Aircraft Maintenance is a department under Faculty of Engineering at Nilai University. Set up in 2008, the faculty aspires to become the premier aviation training centre specialising in aircraft maintenance engineering in line with the increasing needs of national aviation development programme as laid down in the government blueprint. With high quality infrastructure, highly trained and multi-skilled teaching personnel and a comprehensive training complying with technical standards and industry requirements, Nilai University graduates will meet the demand of current and future aircraft maintenance engineering.
 
The Department of Aircraft Maintenance offers cutting-edge courses in the areas of aircraft maintenance engineering. The Faculty provides exciting work placement opportunities and hands-on experience. We have excellent links with industry, including collaborative partnerships and work placement opportunities for our students. Our graduates are popular with employers in Malaysia and abroad, recognised for their knowledge, experience and broad range of skills.
 
Our continually updated portfolio of courses spans a range of academic qualifications and is designed in consultation with industry and employers to ensure our students are prepared for a range of successful careers.
 

 

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Please email Mr. Virender Singh (Head, Department of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) at virender@nilaiedu.my or call o6-8502338 (ext 324).

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft. Those who have completed the necessary work experience (usually 3-5 years) and gained their European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) licence will be qualified to sign off on airworthiness of aircraft. Employment opportunities will mostly be with airlines and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) centres.
 
Other employment opportunities may arise from aerospace parts manufacturers and the civil service.

An Aircraft Maintenance engineer is responsible for maintaining, repairing and inspecting aircraft to make sure that planes meet aviation standards and are fit to fly. The focus will mostly be on preventative maintenance. Hence, students learn to be fastidious and thorough in their work. Students will also need to have good grasp of mathematics and physics as these subjects are of great importance in this field. Students with a creative, but methodical approach to problem solving and good attention to detail, right attitude, good interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to stay up-to-date with industry developments, are encouraged to apply.

  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Aircraft Engineering Technology
  • EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence Examinations
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Aircraft Engineering (In collaboration with Kingston University, UK)
     

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