|Duration of Study|
Entry to Year 3: 2 Years
|Mode of Study|
|Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)|
(Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Tsing Yi) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses.)
Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
This programme aims to equip students with the professional knowledge and skills to design, propose solutions or make recommendation in the fields of aircraft maintenance and aircraft engineering. Modules specialised in aircraft engineering such as mechanics of flight, propeller, aircraft system design, gas turbine engine, flight stability and automatic control will be the emphases of the programme. Moreover, the programme will prepare students for taking the HKAR-66 Cat. B1.1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Basic Licence Examination. The programme covers a broad range of professional knowledge including safety, regulations, societal and environmental considerations. It also covers the provision of general education and work-integrated learning. Graduates from this programme will be professionally competent in the aircraft industry.
Graduates can pursue their career in aviation industry, airline, aircraft maintenance industry, aircraft manufacturing and other related engineering disciplines. They will be qualified for positions including but not limited to, aircraft maintenance technician, aircraft design / technical services engineer, strategic planning engineer, quality auditor, aircraft material / parts controller, non-destructive test inspector, etc. As graduates accumulate relevant work experience and professional qualifications, they may be promoted to senior engineers and / or management positions. Graduates may be employed in various public and private sectors, including Civil Aviation Department, Government Flying Service, airlines, aircraft maintenance companies, and aircraft / parts manufacturers.
Graduates are able to articulate to Master’s programmes in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering and aviation management.
This Programme has been approved by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD) as a HKAR66 Cat. B1.1 Basic License Training Course. That means graduates who accumulate around 1,100 hours of aircraft maintenance practical training and pass all the HKAR-66 Cat. B1.1 knowledge examinations and practical assessments are eligible to award the HKAR-147 Certificate of Recognition (CoR). With this CoR, graduates only need 2 years of relevant work experience to apply for the HKAR-66 Cat B1.1 Aircraft Maintenance License.