Course Title: Trade Skills 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: Trade Skills 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide  training to develop knowledge and skills in the selection and use of basic hand and power tools. As well as tooling, precision measurement and identification of aircraft hardware found in an aircraft engineering workshop.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

PUBH5593 Occupational Health & Safety for Supervisors

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

NAC04 Trade Skills 1


1. Use hand tools that may be found in an aircraft engineering workshop or hanger.

2. Use precision measuring tools accurately.

3. Operate power/machine tools.

4. Identify aircraft hardware by markings, part numbers, size, shape and material.

5. Safety aircraft hardware using standard practices.

6. Install aircraft hardware using tightening, torquing and tensioning techniques.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

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