Diploma in Civilian Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (GACA)

Brief description

The Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is suitable for those learners who are planning to work in the aircraft maintenance sector, and who want to develop their skills and knowledge in aspects of aircraft operations and maintenance.

Program period

One academic year.

Core Curriculum/Syllabus (list)

Airframe modules:

  • Maintain aircraft landing gear systems
  • Maintain hydraulic and pneumatic power systems
  • Maintain cabin atmosphere control systems
  • Maintain aircraft instrument systems
  • Maintain communication and navigation systems
  • Maintain aircraft fuel systems
  • Maintain aircraft electrical systems
  • Maintain position and warning systems
  • Maintain ice and rain control systems

Powerplant modules:

  • Maintain engine instrument systems
  • Maintain engine fire protection systems
  • Maintain engine electrical systems
  • Maintain lubrication systems
  • Maintain ignition and starting systems
  • Maintain fuel metering systems
  • Maintain engine fuel systems
  • Maintain induction and engine airflow systems
  • Maintain engine cooling systems
  • Maintain engine exhaust and reverser systems
  • Maintain propellers
  • Maintain unducted fans

More information / Learning goals (optional)

  • Advanced aviation technical skills and knowledge
  • Advanced aircraft systems knowledge