Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

JPT/BPP(R2/525/4/0020)09/22, (MQA/A8305)
Introduction

The affordability of air travel has led to a significant growth in the air carrier industry, creating a huge demand for aircraft maintenance staff. Suitably qualified personnel, especially those allowed to certify the aircraft’s airworthiness, are highly sought after and command high salaries.

This Diploma incorporates the European Aviation Safety Agency* (EASA) syllabus, preparing you for the EASA Part 66 Category B1 or B2 licence examinations. You sit for the EASA license examination at the same time as you pursue your diploma, which is the first step in gaining a full EASA licence. As part of the course, you will undergo guaranteed industrial attachment with our aviation partners.

*The European Aviation Safety Agency is the centrepiece of the European Union’s strategy for aviation safety, promoting the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation. Visit www.easa.eu for more information.

Intake Periods
Jan
Apr
Oct
Entry Requirements

SPM/O-Level

3Cs including Mathematics and 1 Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND pass English

UEC

3Bs including Mathematics and 1 Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND a pass in English

Vocational/Technical Certificate

CGPA 2.00 and 1 year’s working experience in a related field or completed 1 semester of academic enhancement programme

Certificate in Engineering/ Engineering Technology (MQF Level 3)

Minimum CGPA 2.00

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 5.0
TOEFL 500 (PBT) / 61 (iBT)
Pearson 36
MUET 3

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination

Programme Module

Core

Common

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Electrical Fundamentals - I
  • Electrical Fundamentals - II
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Materials and Hardware
  • Human Factors
  • Basic Aerodynamics

Discipline

  • Electronic Fundamentals
  • Electrical Fundamental - I
  • Electrical Fundamental - II
  • Material & Hardware
  • Maintenance Practices - I
  • Theory of Flight and Flight Controls
  • Airframe Structures
  • Air Conditioning , Cabin Pressurisation and Oxygen Systems
  • Aircraft Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Digital Techniques and Electronic Instrument System
  • Maintenance Practices - II
  • Instrument and Avionics Systems
  • Aircraft Electrical System
  • Aircraft Landing Gears and Brakes
  • Turbine Engine and APU

Elective Modules Set 1

  • Engine Lubrication, Fuel and Air Systems
  • Engine Operation and Maintenance
  • Propeller

Elective Modules Set 2

  • Advanced Instrument System
  • Aircraft Autoflight System
  • Communication and Navigation Systems

Summative

  • Final Year Project

Mata Pelajaran Umum

MPU1 

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 OR
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR
  • Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum

Industrial Training

  • On Job Training

Malay Language
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

English Language

  • Academic English with Research
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Programme Pathway

2.5 years
Duration of Study

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