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Your guide to studying Aircraft Maintenance in Malaysia

Course Duration

2.5 - 4 Years

Average Fees

MYR 20,000 - 80,000

Average Salary

MYR 25,000

Job Demand

What is Aircraft Maintenance?

Aircraft Maintenance is reconstruction, improvement, investigation and modification of aircrafts and its components.

Are you attracted to the world of aircraft and aviation? Would you like to work in the booming aviation industry with outstanding opportunities for travel and career advancement? Do you have an aptitude for technology and science? If you do, then you may want to consider the course of aircraft maintenance. Read on, as we unravel what the course will have in store for you.

Always in demand, aviation maintenance technicians are responsible for checking and preparing electric and m...

Are you attracted to the world of aircraft and aviation? Would you like to work in the booming aviation industry with outstanding opportunities for travel and career advancement? Do you have an aptitude for technology and science? If you do, then you may want to consider the course of aircraft maintenance. Read on, as we unravel what the course will have in store for you.

Always in demand, aviation maintenance technicians are responsible for checking and preparing electric and mechanical components of an aircraft. They must comply with certain standards and perform various safety checks. This is a dynamic career with several options to specialize. Those with military experience already have valuable training that can be applied towards the FAA credits for practical experience for mechanics certification.

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What are the subjects covered under Aircraft Maintenance?

Additional Mathematics

English

Mathematics

Physics

Analytical Method for Engineers

Aerospace Mechanics

Electrical Fundamentals for Maintenance Engineers

Electronic Fundamentals for Maintenance Engineers

Professional Engineering Techniques

Aerospace Materials and Hardware

What you need to get on a Aircraft Maintenance course?

Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance

SPM : Pass with 3 credits/3Cs including Mathematics and one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND pass in English

O-Levels : Pass with 3 credits/3Cs including Mathematics and one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND pass in English

UEC : Pass with 3Bs including Mathematics and one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND pass in English

Degree in Aircraft Maintenance

STPM : A minimum CGPA of 2.80; Obtained at least Grade B (CGPA 3.00) in Mathematics and Physics

A-levels : Have at least three principal passes

UEC : Please refer to the relevant university

SAM/AUSMAT : Please check with the relevant university

Canadian (CIMP/ICPU) : Please check with the relevant university

Foundation : Please check with relevant university

Matriculation : Please check with the relevant university

Diploma : Diploma recognised by the university’s senate

Master in Aircraft Maintenance

Master’s Degree (2-4 YEARS) : A relevant first or second class Honours degree, or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) : A Master's Degree in relevant field and shows evidence of adequate related research or work experiences to satisfaction of Senate, A Master's Degree of other University or equivalence qualification from an Institution as approved by Senate

How does your education pathway look like?

What skills do you need for a Aircraft Maintenance course?

Eye for Detail

You will be in charge of ensuring that everything in an aircraft is maintained and kept in good condition for its next flight. As such, even the smallest of details is important, from one loose bolt or a stray wire

Good with your Hands

Your theoretical knowledge is vital, most of what you will learn and proceed to do will involve a practical, hands-on approach, right up till you start working. You need to be both good with the books and good with your hands.

Versatile

As you will be working with an airline company, you will have to be prepared to travel. Sometimes planes require surviving at different hangars. Sometimes, one of the million components would malfunction. Either way, you need to be ready to adapt to just about anything!

Where can you study Aircraft Maintenance in Malaysia?

For a start, here are some of the most popular Aircraft Maintenance schools in Malaysia.

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