This qualification applies to employees of aircraft repair and overhaul organisations or members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) engaged in either the supervision of aircraft surface finishing activities or working in an environment where a significant degree of multi-skilling is required in component removal and installation and/or the performance of a specified range of repair tasks.
The qualification consists of:
- common and imported units that apply to all Aeroskills specialist streams at Certificate III and IV levels
- mandatory surface finishing technical stream and imported units that also apply at Certificate III level
- elective units to be selected according to employment need from listed common units, mechanical and structures technical stream units and an imported unit.
The qualification also provides credits towards the MEA50422 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management and the MEA60222 Advanced Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management. A limited number of credits are also provided towards the MEA50219 Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical).
This qualification applies to workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Any regulatory/licensing requirements associated with any MEA units of competency must be met.