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An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the certification of an aircraft after maintenance, inspection, repair or modification. This occupation requires a high degree of responsibility and skill, including:
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English 12 or Communications 12, or 3 credits of post-secondary English, Humanities or Social Sciences, and Math 11.
A background in General or Automotive Mechanics is recommended, plus good colour vision.
Training is available at Foundation and Apprenticeship levels. Foundation programs typically consist of 62-64 weeks of training. About 50% of the day is spent on theory discussions in a classroom, followed by hands-on practical training in shops and an aircraft hangar.
Apprentices are required to accumulate 7,200 hours of work-based training.