Course Title: Aerospace Engineering Design Project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Aerospace Engineering Design Project

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide competency based training in broad aerospace engineering design skills. This course encompasses elements of:
• Project management
• Client liaison
• Preliminary and other design options
• Tender documentation and procedures
• Detail and final engineering design
• Technical reporting and presentation
• Airworthiness certification processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5401 Aerospace Engineering Design Concepts

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH139 Aerospace Engineering Design Project

Learning Outcomes

1. Produce a design and development brief of options for ‘approval to proceed’.
2. Design an aerospace engineering solution from a clients brief to involve standard and proven design techniques and to comply with airworthiness requirements.
3. Draw preliminary general arrangements, design and detail drawings.
4. Prepare a written report on the design project.
5. Present technical information orally.

Overview of Assessment

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