Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering (SAME)

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Next Course Date

To be confirmed (26th Intake)

Closing Date

Closes one month before the course commencement date.

Course Duration

Full-time : 1 year (2 semesters)
Mon – Fri : 8.30am to 4.00pm
Course Commencement is subject to the minimum number of participants

Application Fee

– Non-refundable and payable upon submission of application
– Local Student: SGD200
– International Student: SGD500

Examination Fee

– CAAS Part 66 Exam is optional. Candidates need to apply to CAAS directly through the CAAS online Examination Registration Site

Local Student Course Fee: SGD6,111 after SSG funding (payable in 1 instalment)

NOTE: PSEA can be used to pay for Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering (SAME) course fee. (For Singaporeans ONLY)

International Student Course Fee: SGD20,370.

ALL FEES QUOTED ABOVE EXCLUDE GST

Introduction

This Diploma programme is conducted by Air Transport Training College (ATTC), the Professional Development Centre of the Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers (SIAE).

Course Description

Incorporates the Basic Training for Category A1 of Part 66 of the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements of CAAS. Upon successful completion of the Basic Training, you need to complete only 1 year (instead of 3 years) of additional Aircraft Maintenance Experience which is one of the requirements to qualify for a CAAS Category A aircraft maintenance licence.

Industry Need

Students who graduate with Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering (SAME) will find prospect for employment in the aerospace industry locally and internationally.

Course Objective

Designed to cover the knowledge requirements for the SAR-66 Category A1 licence. It aims to integrate basic aviation skills required for the aerospace industry. .

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Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering (SAME) integrates the modules of WSQ Higher Certificate in Aerospace Maintenance.

Course Structure

Basic Modules:

Module CodeModule
Name
AM01Mathematics
AM02Physics
AM03Electrical Fundamentals
AM05Digital Techniques / Electronic Instrument Systems
AM06Materials and Hardware
AM07Maintenance Practices
AM08Basic Aerodynamics
AM09Human Factors
AM10Aviation Legislation (Singapore)
AM11ATurbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structure and Systems
AM15Gas Turbine Engine
AM17Propeller
SSStudy Skills

Workshop & Hangar Modules

Module CodeModule
Name
P100Basic Aircraft Maintenance Skills
P200Aircraft Maintenance Experience

Skills Framework For Aerospace

Unit
Name
WSQ IU1 Perform Basic Aircraft Safety Practices and Documentation
WSQ SU1 Perform Aircraft General Maintenance Activities
WSQ EU1 Maintain Airframe Systems
WSQ EU2 Maintain Aircraft Fuel and Engine Systems
WSQ EU3 Maintain Sheetmetal Structures
WSQ EU4 Maintain Composite Structures
WSQ EU5 Maintain Aircraft Cabin Equipment and Furnishing

Industrial On-the-Job Training

This course includes in-house On-the-Job Training.

As and when available, students with consistent academic results and good conduct will go through an interview and selection process for attachment to Aerospace companies for industrial On-the-Job-Training.

Student – Lecturer Ratio

Theory: Lecturer to Students does not exceed 1:32
Practical: Lecturer to Students does not exceed 1:16

Learning And Teaching Methods

All classes will be a mix of lectures and practical skills training.

Student Assessment

ATTC courses are assessed by written examination and practical assessments

Admission Requirement

For Singaporeans or Singapore PR:
– GCE ‘O’ Level with credit in English, Mathematics, Science [Combined Science, Physical Science, Physics, Science (Physics, Biology), Science (Physics, Chemistry)] OR
– NITEC / Higher NITEC in relevant Engineering discipline
– Other equivalent qualifications from recognised institutions

For foreigners living outside Singapore:
– Cambridge equivalent GCE ‘O’ Level with credit in English, Mathematics and Science [Combined Science, Physical Science, Physics, Science (Physics, Biology), Science (Physics, Chemistry)]
– Other equivalent qualifications from recognised institutions can be considered on a case by case basis
– For international students from non-English medium school or institution, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.

Graduation Requirement

Upon successful completion and passing of all necessary modules assessments, written examinations and practical assessments. Graduates will be awarded the ‘Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering’ by Air Transport Training College

Attendance Requirement

Students must achieve a minimum of 85% attendance for all individual modules

SSG Funding

Only Singapore residents and Singapore PR (Permanent Residents) taking the full-time Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering (SAME) programme can apply for subsidy on course fees.

The general eligibility criteria for company sponsored applicants are listed as follows:

1. Company are registered or incorporated in Singapore
2. Supported cost components (such as Course fees) are fully sponsored by company
3. Trainees are employees who are either Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident only
4. Trainee have achieved attendance requirements

Eventual funding amount can vary according to applicant’s age and qualification level. For details on Training Grant, please refer to the SkillsFuture Singapore website

DISCLAIMER

The information provided are the most current at the point of publishing and may be subject to changes. ATTC has the right to make changes to course fees, course syllabus, duration and admission requirements without notice.