Course Title: Lay out and set up aircraft systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5241 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)

Course Title: Lay out and set up aircraft systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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Course Description

This unit is part of Diploma and Advanced Diploma training pathways. It covers the basic design and schematic layout of aircraft systems, including mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and fuel systems. A basic hydraulic system is set up and operated. No licensing requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-Requisites (MEA101A - Interpret occupational health and safety practices in maintenance
MEA107A - Interpret and use industry manuals and specifications
MEA109A - Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals )

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA340A Lay out and set up aircraft systems


1. Select and lay out schematically aircraft mechanical systems.

2. Select and lay out schematically aircraft hydraulic systems.

3. Select and lay out schematically aircraft pneumatic systems.

4. Select and lay out schematically aircraft fuel storage and distribution systems.

5. Set up and operate a simple hydraulic system.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.