Certificate in Aeronautical Maintenance Engineering

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)
Nelson, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
February July
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 25,620

Entry Requirements

Applicants under 20 years

  • At least 36 credits at NCEA Level 2 across three subjects (including 12 credits in each of English, Mathematics and a Science subject), or equivalent

Applicants 20 years and over

  • There are no academic entry requirements for applicants who are over 20 years of age at the start of the programme. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of academic qualifications.

English Language Requirements

  • An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic band score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each component) issued within the last two years, or equivalent.

Other Requirements

  • Be at least 17.5 years of age;
  • Hold a current New Zealand driver’s licence (a restricted licence is acceptable);
  • Be cleared by the New Zealand Police Vetting System.


  • Aviation Workplace Safety
  • Trade Science and Administration
  • Engineering, Tooling and Processes
  • Components, Systems and Maintenance Practices
  • Gas Welding Skills
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Aerodynamics and Flight Controls
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Pistons and Associated Engine Systems
  • Aircraft Propellers
  • Gas Turbines and Associated Engine Systems
  • Avionic Fundamentals
  • Aviation Law
  • Aircraft Maintenance and Servicing - Helicopters
  • Aircraft Maintenance and Servicing - Fixed Wing
  • Aircraft Maintenance Workplace Training

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