Course Title: Select and test aeronautical engineering materials

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0067 ADF Skill Set 4-06 Avionics

Course Title: Select and test aeronautical engineering materials

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Description

This unit of competency covers selecting appropriate materials and materials and components tests for aeronautical engineering applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA350A Select and test aeronautical engineering materials


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

2. Identify and use sources of information on engineering materials, materials tests and test equipment, including manufacturers' catalogues and websites

3. Specify and implement materials for particular aeronautical 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


Overview of Assessment

This competency requires a student to display that knowledge has been acquired to  select and test aeronautical engineering materials.

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.