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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Aeroplane Maintenance

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan Penyelenggaraan Pesawat Terbang

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 1UniKL graduate who has effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 2UniKL graduate who has effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 3 UniKL graduate who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4 UniKL graduate who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5 UniKL graduate 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 applied mathematics, applied science,engineering fundamentals and aircraft engineering specialisationas wide practical procedures and practices specified in (DK1) and(DK4) respectively to defined practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2 Identify and analyse well-defined aircraft engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using codified methods for analysis specific to their field of activity (DK1 to DK4)
  • PLO 3 Design solutions for well define aircraft technical problems and assist with the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations (DK5)
  • PLO 4 Conduct investigations of well-defined problems, locate and search relevant codes and catalogues, conduct standard tests and measurements
  • PLO 5 Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools to well-defined aircraft engineering problems, with an awareness of the limitations (DK6)
  • PLO 6 Demonstrate knowledge of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to aircraft engineering technician practice and solutions to well defined aircraft engineering technology problems (DK7)
  • PLO 7 Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of aircraft engineering technician work in the solution of well-defined engineering problems in societal and environmental context (DK7)
  • PLO 8 Understand and commit professional ethics and responsibilitiesand norms of aircraft technician practice
  • PLO 9 Function effectively as an individual, as a member in diversetechnical teams
  • PLO 10 Communicate effectively on well-defined aircraft engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, by being able to comprehend the work of others, document their own work, and give and receive clear instructions
  • PLO 11 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of aircraft engineering management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a technical team and to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PLO 12 Recognise the need for and have the ability to engage in independent updating



Career Path

Designed to produced graduates that have knowledge and competent skill in the field of Aircraft Maintenance to fulfil the need of Aviation Industry. This program provides the knowledge and skills in Aircraft Maintenance field that can be applied to a broad range of careers in aircraft maintenance. The knowledge and skill that our graduates acquire from the program will enable them to participate in the Aviation Industry as:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician/Mechanic -Turbine/ Piston Engine
  • Aircraft Simulator Maintenance Technician
  • Aircraft Manufacturing Component Technician
  • Aircraft Maintenance Planner
  • Aircraft Ground Support Technician
  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician – Sheet Metal/ Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)/ Composite / Painting
  • Aircraft Product Development Technician
  • Air Traffic Safety Technician
  • Aircraft Quality Inspector
  • Entreprenuer
Semester 1
  • Physics and Aerodynamics
  • Material and Hardware
  • Electrical Fundamental 1
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Foundation Aviation English
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia/ Religious Practices in Malaysia/ Cultural and Lifestyle in Malaysia
  • Interpersonal Skill
  • Co-curriculum

Semester 2
  • Maintenance Practices
  • Theory of Flight and Control
  •  Electrical Fundamental 2
  •  Piston Engine 1
  • Technical Mathematics 2
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Foreign Language 1
  •  Aircraft Fire Protection and Fuel System

Semester 3
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatics System
  • Aircraft Flight Control System
  • Electronics Fundamental (Mechanical)
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Gas Turbine Engine 1
  • Intermediate Aviation English
  • Foreign Language 2

Semester 4
  • Landing Gear System
  • Aircraft Cabin Interior System
  • Aircraft Electrical System
  • Digital Technique (Mechanical)
  • Piston Engine 2
  • Human Factors
  • Aircond and Pressurization Systems

Semester 5
  • Electronics Instrument System
  • Instruments and Avionics Systems
  • Gas Turbine Engine 2
  • Propeller
  • Advanced Aviation English
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  •  Final Year Project

Semester 6
  • Industrial Training
    • Fees:
      Local Student
      International Student

    • Entry Requirement:
      Local Student
      • Pass in SPM or its equivalent with at least credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in Mathematics and Natural Sciences or Technical Based Subjects; OR
      • Accredited Certificate in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Technical or Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 3 with PT3; or its equivalent; OR
      • Recognized related Technical/ Vocational/ Skills qualifications AND an adequate and relevant bridging programme; OR
      • Matriculation Technical or Science Stream; OR
      • APEL A as prescribed by MQA based on appropriate justifications by the IHL; OR
      • Pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and Science or technical based subjects; OR
      • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) (MQF Level 3) qualification and the program must get Full Accreditation (FA) by MQA or others Accreditation bodies that had been recognized by government of Malaysia and according to approval by UniKL Senate.
      • Pass in Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) qualification been recognized by government of Malaysia and according to approval by UniKL Senate. SVM is recognized as equivalent to 3 credits SPM for candidates who obtain:
        1. Academic CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.00;
        2. Vocational CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.67 and competent in all vocational modules;
        3. Credit in Bahasa Melayu with SVM Code 1104;
        4. Pass in Sejarah for graduate cohort 2013 – 2016.

      International Student

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Quick Points


Status Programme:
Accredited by ETAC (BEM/ETAD/02-33(MIAT).

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP()R3/525/4/0021)11/26, MQA A7141

Aviation Engineering / Aircraft Maintenance

Study Level:

January & July

3 years

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