Course Title: Select and test avionic engineering materials

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5355 Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics)

Course Title: Select and test avionic engineering materials

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit of competency include selecting engineering materials and materials tests, sourcing materials data; ensuring appropriate performance and physical standards for avionic applications; documenting materials tests, ensured calibration standards; interpreting and documenting materials data sheets as appropriate for mass production, batch production, jobbing shop, and prototyping applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA708 Select and test avionic engineering materials


1. Identify classes of materials, based on properties and materials tests relevant to avionic engineering

2. Identify and use sources of information on engineering materials, materials tests and test equipment

3. Specify and implement materials for particular avionic engineering applications

4. Specify and implement methods used to test or obtain the properties of engineering materials

5. Report on and record materials design data and methods and results of materials tests

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.