This programme will be taught in 6 semesters (3 years) which will cover all aspects of avionic systems, its operation and maintenance. The syllabus encompasses the fundamentals and practical of electrical and electronic systems which also includes electronics instrumentation, aircraft electrical systems and the maintenance of the aircraft electrical and instrument systems.
Upon completion of the programme, the graduates will be awarded Diploma of Engineering Technology in Avionics Maintenance. This comprehensive programme will prepare the graduates to be readily absorbed by the aviation industry such as airlines, maintenance and repair organization, aircraft vendors, and also avionics repair stations or workshops. With the growth in aviation industry locally and internationally, this programme will provide greater employment opportunities for the graduates.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
- PEO 1
To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are knowledgeable, competent 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 Avionics Maintenance will be able to:
- PLO 1
Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization principles to well-defined
- PLO 2
Analyse well-defined engineering problems in their discipline or area of specialization
- PLO 3
Formulate solutions to well-defined technical problems
- PLO 4
Assist in the formulation of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs
- PLO 5
Conduct investigations of well-defined problems
- PLO 6
Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and engineering tools to well-defined engineering in individual and teamwork.
- PLO 7
Demonstrate an awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent
- PLO 8
Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large
- PLO 9
Function effectively in a diverse technical team
- PLO 10
Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering technology
- PLO 11
Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship
- PLO 12
Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable
- PLO 13
Recognize the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
Upon completion, DET Avionics Maintenance holders may register as an Engineering Technologist and join the industrial workforce to be able to hold positions such as assistant Engineer, senior technician or technician.
- Avionics maintenance technician in the aviation company
- Technician or assistant engineer in electronics, electrical and instrumentation company
- Teaching lab assistant in the avionics, electronics, electrical and instrumentation technology
- Instructor in the avionics, electronics, electrical and instrumentation company or school.
- Technopreneur in developing a business in the current technology