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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Aeroplane Maintenance APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
Intake Deadline
Jan and July
  Tution Fees N/A

The duration of this programme is 6 semesters (3 years) and will cover all aspects of aeroplane systems and structures, its operation and maintenance. The syllabus encompasses the fundamentals of aircraft system and structures comprising aircraft structures, systems, theory of flight inclusive of both the airframe and powerplant. On completion of the programme the graduates shall be granted Diploma of Engineering Technology in Aeroplane Maintenance.

This comprehensive training will prepare the graduates to be readily absorbed by the aviation industries such as airlines, maintenance and repair organization, aircraft vendors, and also avionics repair stations or workshops. With the growth in aviation industry locally and world wide, this programme will provide greater employment opportunity for the graduates.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are knowledgeablecompetent and innovative which will contribute towards the human capital in aircraft maintenance engineering technology related industry.
  • PEO 2
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 3
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Aviation Engineering will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and aircraft engineering technology to well-defined practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2
    Analyse and formulate solution to well-defined aircraft engineering and technical problem.
  • PLO 3
    Conduct investigations and troubleshoot well defined problem, and assist in formulation of systems, components or process to meet special needs.
  • PLO 4
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering tools with the understanding of the limitation.
  • PLO 5
    Function effectively in diverse technical teams and communicate effectively with engineering community and society at large.
  • PLO 6
    Demonstrated awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent responsibilities.
  • PLO 7
    Demonstrate the understanding on professional ethics and responsibilities in engineering technology practice.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurial skills.
  • PLO 9
    Demonstrate the understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development and recognise the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
  • PLO10
    Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning.


Semester 1

  • Material and Hardware
  • Physics and Aerodynamics
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • Electrical Fundamental I
  • Aviation English Foundation
  • Islamic/Moral Studies
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
  • Co-Curriculum I

Semester 2

  • Maintenance Practices
  • Aircraft Fire Protection and Fuel Systems
  • Theory of Flight and Control
  • Electrical Fundamental II
  • Piston Engine I
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Mandarin I

Semester 3

  • Aircraft Structures
  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems
  • Aircraft Flight Control Systems
  • Electronics Fundamentals ( Mechanical )
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Gas Turbine Engine I
  • Intermediate Aviation English
  • Mandarin II
  • Co-Curriculum II

Semester 4

  • Landing Gear Systems
  • Aircraft Cabin Interior Systems
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • Digital Techniques (Mechanical)
  • Piston Engine II
  • Human Factors
  • Aircond Pressurization Systems

Semester 5

  • Electronics Instrument Systems
  • Instruments and Avionics Systems
  • Propeller
  • Gas Turbine Engine II
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Aviation English
  • Final Year Project

Semester 6

  • Industrial Training



  • Pass in SPM/SPMV with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in the following subjects:
    Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and 2 other subjects; and at least pass in English; OR
  • Pass in O-Level with at least 3 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) including Mathematics, one science /technical/vocational subject and three other subjects and at least a pass in English; OR
  • Pass in Engineering/Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant or equivalent field from accredited PPT with a minimum CGPA 2.0; OR
  • Pass in Vocational and Technical Skills Certificate (Level 3, KKM) in the relevant field with CGPA 2.0 AND obtained at least one credit at SPM level with one year experience in the relevant field or at least one semester bridging programme;


Student must complete 11 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their Secondary School Certificate, O-levels or equivalent with min Grade C in Math, English, one science/vocational/technical subject and 2 other subjects.
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

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