Course Title: Repair/modify aircraft metal structure

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4331 Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Course Title: Repair/modify aircraft metal structure

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Ross McDermott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258918

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Course Description

This unit of competency is part of the Aeroskills Structures Maintenance Certificate IV training pathway. It covers the competencies required for the repair and modification of fixed and rotary wing aircraft metal structure. The unit is used in workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the ADF and the CASA.
A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to apply hand skills, use special tools and structural repair manuals and schemes and modification data to repair/modify aircraft structure while applying all relevant safety precautions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEA401C Inspect aircraft structures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA422A Repair/modify aircraft metal structure


1. Prepare to undertake repair

2. Repair/modify aircraft structure

Learning Outcomes

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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