Aviation maintenance mechanic

Aviation maintenance mechanic

Carry out maintenance and ground handling of a range of military and civil aircraft

An aviation maintenance mechanic carries out maintenance and ground handling of a range of military and civil aircraft operated in the military environment, from small aeroplanes to passenger airliners, jet fighters and helicopters. The role involves specialist work, maintaining aircraft serviceability according to approved requirements and work instructions, using relevant hand tools and equipment, all in compliance with civil and military regulations. In this role, you’ll also aid aircraft maintenance fitters and technicians with specialist work, maintaining aircraft systems according to approved requirements and work instructions. You’ll recognise and be able to work safely within the airworthiness environment. All work must comply with civil and/or military regulatory and organisational requirements.

 

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and DT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum

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