Course Title: Aircraft structure major disassembly and reassembly

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4333 Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Structures)

Course Title: Aircraft structure major disassembly and reassembly

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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 major disassembly and reassembly of aircraft structure for the purposes, such as major repair or modification. The unit is used in workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the ADF and CASA.
A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to apply hand skills and use maintenance publications, drawings and specifications and appropriate jigs, fixtures and tools to disassemble and reassemble aircraft structure while applying all relevant safety precautions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEA401C Inspect aircraft structure

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA423A Aircraft structure major disassembly and reassembly


1. Interpret specifications and organise materials

2. Prepare aircraft or sub-assembly for structural disassembly

3. Disassemble aircraft structure or sub-assembly

4. Prepare components and tooling for assembly

5. Assemble aircraft structure or sub- assembly

6. Inspect completed assemblies

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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