MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Structures and Repairs

MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Structures and Repairs

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MCAST Diploma in Aircraft Structures and Repairs
Course Code ME3-04-14
MQF Level Level 3
Duration 12 months
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST Foundation Certificate


2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes from Mathematics, Physics and Graphical Communication / Technical Drawing / Design and Technology


Candidates already in possession of passes in Part-66 Aircraft Mechanic Category A modules will also be considered.


Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This MCAST Diploma is intended to train the student for competences in Aircraft Structures and Repairs which are essential for structure repair mechanics. This training course will include Basic Aircraft Sheet Metal, Structures Repair Procedures and Human Factors, amongst other modules. The course is on a full-time basis and will take 12 months to be completed. It is divided into three main areas; namely the theoretical element, the practical experience and on-the-job exposure.

This is an opportunity for individuals to commence or develop their career in the aviation industry.


Study/Course Delivery
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Outline the safety procedures required when conducting repairs

2. Interpret source documents to be able to perform a repair successfully

3. Use appropriate materials for a given specific application

4. Follow the appropriate repair procedure guidelines and technique

5. Use appropriate tools and equipment for the repair jobs

6. Perform a simple repair to meet set specifications.

Core Study Units
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • English
  • Maltese
  • Informtion Technology
  • Human Factors
  • Workshop Practices Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Aircraft Hardware and Repair Parts
  • Aircraft Structure, Construction and Integrity.
  • The Documentation and Structure Repair Manual (SRM)
  • On the Job Training
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
  • Composite Structure and Repairs
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion MCAST Advanced Diploma in Welding and Fabrication

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Aviation Operations

EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Category ‘A’ Licence Course


Career Opportunities
  • Aircraft Structure Repair Mechanic
  • Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic
  • Aircraft Cabin Mechanic