Course Title: Apply basic aircraft design characteristics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6114 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Course Title: Apply basic aircraft design characteristics

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit is part of Diploma and Advanced Diploma training pathways. It covers the aerodynamic shape and structure of aircraft.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

(MEA101A Interpret occupational health and safety practices in maintenance
MEA107A Interpret and use industry manuals and specifications
MEA109A Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEA341A Apply basic aircraft design characteristics


1. Research and evaluate aeroplane aerodynamic shape

2. Research and evaluate rotary wing aerodynamic design

3. Research and evaluate basic aircraft structural design

4. Research and evaluate basic landing gear design and construction.

5. Apply basic aircraft design characteristics

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.