Solihull College & University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Coventry University

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

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Course summary

This course is designed to support you in completing the exam element of the EASA part 147 training certificate. You must also accrue 5 years of practical experience in an aircraft maintenance role in order to be awarded the full training certificate. This can be done alongside your studies or after graduation. In addition, there are many other aerospace relevant jobs which are available to graduates within manufacturing and repair/overhaul in the Midlands. The programme has been aligned to the academic requirements for professional recognition as an Incorporated Engineer.

Course details


This course is designed to support successful completion of the EASA exams required for the EASA part 147 training certificate. In year 1, you will study the following level 4 modules:

  • Engineering Mathematics*
  • Engineering Science*
  • Electrical Fundamentals*
  • Aircraft Materials and Hardware*
  • Aerodynamics*
  • Employability Skills+ and Human Factors*
In year 2, you will study the following level 5 modules:
  • Electronic Fundamentals*
  • Aircraft Maintenance* and Professional Practices+
  • Aviation Legislation*
  • Gas Turbine Engine Science*
  • Piston Engine Science*
  • Physics of Propellers*
In year 3, you will study the following level 5 modules:
  • Digital Techniques*
  • Electronic Instrument Systems*
  • Aircraft Structures*
  • Aircraft Systems*
  • Advanced Aerodynamics*
  • Individual Project
*Aligned to EASA modules +The Employability skills and Professional practices elements are required to meet national standards for engineering higher education.

Assessment method

A variety of methods of assessment will be used within the programme, including coursework, assignments, examinations, practical hand-skill assessments, experiments and presentations. Most modules consist of more than one method of assessment. You will be required to sit additional examinations for the EASA modules.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Woodlands Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

This course is not available for International applications

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other qualifications and combinations of qualifications will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact [email protected]

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Additional entry requirements

Admission tests


All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date and time via email, a text reminder is also sent the day before the interview. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you, but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams. Please Note: Due to the current situation relating to Covid 19 all interviews will take place online via TEAMS or Zoom or via Telephone until further notice. As part of your interview and possibly your offer you will be required to provide your original certificates, including GCSE’s or equivalents.


Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills considered.

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account and maybe required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

English language requirements

Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500* Year 1
Channel Islands £8500* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8500* Year 1
England £8500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500* Year 1
Scotland £8500* Year 1
Wales £8500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at Solihull College & University Centre - UCAS