Course Title: Trade Skills 2

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Trade Skills 2

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training to provide the student with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the use of aircraft tooling and fastening systems. As well as installation and removal of aircraft rivets and close tolerance fasteners.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AUTO5457 Trade Skills 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

NAM01 Trade Skills 2


1. Describe and use drills and associated tools used to cut holes in aircraft materials.

10. Maintain threaded components.

2. Select the correct type, length and diameter of rivet for installation.

3. Install and remove aircraft rivets.

4. Demonstrate use and care of reamers.

5. Cold work holes in aircraft structures.

6. Install and remove aircraft close tolerance fasteners.

7. Identify and operate power/machine tools.

8. Remove and install hardware covering a range of fits.

9. Form an internal and external thread by hand cutting.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

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