Course overviewC&G Level 3 in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Optional Part 66 Modules) City of Bristol College
This two-year, full-time course will teach you about aircraft maintenance.
You will be required to complete 864 hours of training to achieve the qualification including in excess of 90% attendance.
This equates to 14 hours a week (2 days) for around 36 weeks.
Dates and applications
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|Hours per week
|02/09/2024 - 20/06/2025
|Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Who is this course for?
If you are looking for a career in the Aviation Industry and you’re interested in aircraft maintenance, then this is the course for you.
What you'll learn
As well as working towards achieving the City and Guilds Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance, you will also be able to take the exams for your CAA and EASA modules which you will need in order to become a licensed engineer.
You will also be issued with a tablet to store all of your student notes.
Course entry requirements
5 x GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including English Language, and Maths.
For STEM subjects can be more specific e.g. Engineering – 4 x GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including English Language, Maths and science. Science and/or maths must be grade 5.
Alternatively, a BTEC Level 2 in Engineering (overall Grade Merit) with Merits in the Mathematics and Science units, and GCSE grade C/4 in both English Language and Mathematics.
We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
You will need to provide a copy of your last school report and / or a reference from an employer or relevant professional, this will include attendance. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.
Applicants with 85% or below attendance will have been deemed not to have met this criteria. All applicants are given an opportunity to discuss any evidence- based mitigating circumstances that may have affected the reference / school report.
We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.
Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
In order to achieve the C&G qualification, you will need to pass every exam with at least 65%. In order to achieve the CAA/EASA Category A Licence module examination certificate, you must pass with 75% and above.
Future career and study opportunities
On completion, successful students could be employed as an aircraft maintenance engineer mechanic and after gaining 2 years of industry experience; If you have the sufficient maintenance experience; you can apply to become a fully licenced category A licenced engineer.
For progression, students can also apply and train for the Category B1 aircraft engineer.
There is a requirement to provide your own personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of boots and uniform/clothing.
Pens, books and drawing equipment will be required to complete this course satisfactorily.
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