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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.


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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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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

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For entry into the second year of the BSc (HONS) Aircraft Maintenance course a minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile or above and must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines For entry into the third year of the BSc (HONS) Aircraft Maintenance course a minimum of 240 credits at Merit profile at level 5 or above and must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines

International applicants

Solihull College & University Centre are not a licenced student sponsor institution for UK student visas; therefore, we are unable to accept applications from students that require a student visa to enter the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

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.

Sponsorship information

Solihull College & University Centre offer a Higher Education Bursary Programme.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at Solihull College & University Centre - UCAS