Aviation maintenance mechanic (military)
Carrying out maintenance and ground handling of a range of military and civil aircraft within a military environment, including helicopters and jet fighters.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- understanding of airworthiness, including structural inspections and standard operating procedures
- law and principles of aviation safety
- scheduled, reactive and specialist maintenance
- using hand and mechanical tools and equipment
- using airworthiness documents, for example filling in service and maintenance documents
- health and safety practices and procedures relating to airworthiness
- level 2 certificate in aircraft maintenance (military aircraft)
- level 2 aviation maintenance mechanic (competence)
- level 2 aviation maintenance mechanic (competence) - optional
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
- take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
This apprenticeship is recognised by the Training Requirements Authority (TRA).
- End Point Assessment
There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.
If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details.