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Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Aircraft Maintenance) - (Aircraft Maintenance)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Maintain the aircraft of tomorrow. Aircraft maintenance engineers maintain, design and implement repairs for the aircraft that we rely on. This program develops the essential practical skills and qualify you to work as an aircraft maintenance engineer around the world.

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) is a one-of-a-kind program that combines both vocational and degree studies. The vocational element is delivered in partnership with Aviation Australia, Australia’s key provider of aviation training.

In this program you will:

-Develop technical skills in the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved aircraft maintenance training facility of Aviation Australia
-Study courses with embedded EASA part 66 learning materials
-Develop your critical thinking, reporting and analysis skills
-Graduate with an EASA Certificate of Recognition (COR) on Basic Category B1.1 (Part 66)
-Graduate with an engineering technologist qualification
Upon completion and with two years of working in an approved Part 145 Aircraft maintenance and repair organisation (AMO/MRO) you will be eligible to apply for a full aircraft maintenance licence.

This leads to becoming a Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME) after which you can complete aircraft type training on various aircraft types. For more information, visit Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Aircraft Maintenance at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.


First year courses only offered in 2024. Second year courses will be offered in 2025 and third year courses in 2026.

Other requirements

Students must complete 40 days of suitable professional practice. Student must complete 2400hrs of embedded practical and theoretical activities. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods and/or Specialist Mathematics; and Physics or Chemistry
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
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Career opportunities

Airlines, Maintenance and Repair organisations


Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of Engineers Australia (Engineering Technologist) – subject to accreditation

Course Code
Start Date
Feb 2024
Jul 2024
Offer rounds

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Moreton Bay
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