Course Title: Remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear system components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4331 Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Course Title: Remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear system components

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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Course Contact: Ross McDermott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258918

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Course Description

This unit is part of the Mechanical Certificate IV (Aircraft Maintenance Stream) training pathway and may also be part of a Structures Certificate IV training pathway. It covers the competencies required to remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical system and landing gear components. This unit is used in workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the ADF and CASA.
Where a CASA licensing outcome is sought this unit forms part of the CASA requirement for the granting of the chosen Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence under CASR Part 66, in accordance with the licensing provisions in Section 3, Assessment Guidelines.
A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to remove and install a range of hydraulic and fuel system and landing gear components in accordance with relevant maintenance manual instructions while applying all relevant OHS procedures and standard processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEA101B Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance
MEA103B Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activity
MEA105C Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes
MEA107B Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications
MEA108B Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation
MEA109B Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA302C Remove and install aircraft hydro-mechanical and landing gear system components


1. Remove hydro-mechanical system components

2. Remove landing gear components

3. Install hydro-mechanical system components

4. Install landing gear components

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including:
• Practical demonstration of skills application and underpinning theory questioning
• Observations of practical tasks
• 3rd Party Reports by ADF experts and assessors