Course Title: Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5241 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Mechanical)

Course Title: Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit is part of Diploma and Advanced Diploma training pathways. It covers the basics of aircraft power plant selection and propulsion. 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
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MEA107A - Interpret and use industry manuals and specifications
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MEA109A - Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals )



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA342A Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics

Elements:

1. Research and evaluate the types of aeroplane and rotary wing aircraft power plant and their relative advantages and disadvantages.

2. Apply basic power plant and propulsion system selection processes.


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.