Course Title: Technical Investigation And Reporting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: Technical Investigation And Reporting

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in technical investigation and reporting for the aerospace industry.
This course provides the student with the skills to investigate, collect, analyse and validate data. Areas of this study include:
• Problem identification and scope
• Validation
• Data collection and analysis
• Corrective action development and implementation
• Procedures approval and implementation
• Investigation documentation compilation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

PUBH5593 Occupational Health & Safety for Supervisors
BUSM6114 Managing and Developing Teams
MIET7266 Quality Improvements in the Workplace
LAW5133 Aerospace Industry Legislation
AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace
AUTO5457 Trade Skills 2
AERO5383 Theory of Flight
ISYS7555 Computer Software Packages
COMM5104 Writing Technical Documents

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH146 Technical Investigation and Reporting


1. Conduct investigations to identify and scope problems.

2. Develop and apply appropriate validation procedures.

3. Develop and implement corrective action.

4. Compile investigative documentation.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.