Course Title: Aviation Maintenance Management and Integrated Logistics

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Aviation Maintenance Management and Integrated Logistics

Credit Points: 12.00

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Course Coordinator: Ian Bailey

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 8952

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Course Coordinator Location: 57.5.25A

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisite Capabilities
The student must have successfully completed courses AERO2392 – Aircraft Systems and Integration and AERO2393 – Aviation Maintenance or equivalent courses, or provide evidence of equivalent capabilities.

Course Description

This course introduces the student to maintenance plans, airworthiness requirements in relation to those plans, control and management of aircraft and associated equipment including liaison with logistical suppliers.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students will gain or improve capabilities in:
Technical Competence:
• TC1: knowledge of aircraft airworthiness requirements, maintenance plans and control of aircraft or component maintenance and supporting equipment.
• TC4: the ability to decipher given information and prepare a maintenance plan in alignment with airworthiness requirements taking into account all necessary logistical support.
Integrative Perspective:
• IP1: to analyse and solve problems that may arise from aircraft maintenance activities and logistical support of those activities.
Professional Practice:
• PP2: group work through the presentation of maintenance plans using team based activities.

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• prepare and evaluate a maintenance plan,
• manage the regulation of maintenance to comply with relevant airworthiness authority requirements,
• control aircraft and/or component maintenance, repair and overhaul,
• manage aircraft maintenance support equipment, and
• liaise with suppliers.

Overview of Learning Activities

The learning activities included in this course are:

• attendance at lectures where syllabus material will be presented and explained for classroom evaluation and report, and the subject will be further verified with demonstrations and examples;
• completion of tutorial questions designed to give further practice in the preparing maintenance plans for aviation and procedures and applying them in a case study situation so feedback can be given on student progress and understanding;
• completion of written and practical assignments consisting of problems requiring an integrated understanding of the subject matter; and
• private study, working through the course material and case studies as presented in classes and gaining practice at solving conceptual maintenance management problems.

Overview of Learning Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub (also known as online@RMIT) and will be provided with copies of additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference texts, resources in the library, case studies and freely accessible Internet sites will be provided. Students will also use computers within the School during project and assignment work to prepare maintenance plans.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment for this course comprises of a mixture of written assignments, projects and reports, practical assessments and a final exam in either short answer, multi choice or a mixture of the two.