Course Title: Inspect, repair and maintain aircraft structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4331 Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Course Title: Inspect, repair and maintain aircraft structures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 140

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: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency is part of the Mechanical Certificate IV (Aircraft Maintenance Stream) training pathway. It covers the competencies required to inspect, repair and maintain aircraft structures.

The competency Elements and Performance Criteria also cover a significant portion of those required for unit MEA311D Inspect and repair/modify aircraft structures. The 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 maintenance certification licence under CASR Part 66, in accordance with the licensing provisions in Section 3, Assessment Guidelines.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEA304C Remove and install non-pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components


MEA317C Remove and install pressurised aircraft structural and non-structural components

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA339C Inspect, repair and maintain aircraft structures


1. Inspect aircraft structure

2. Prepare to undertake repair

3. Repair and maintain aircraft structure

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

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