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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Avionics Maintenance

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan Penyelenggaraan Avionik

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
    UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative which will contribute towards the human capital in Avionics technology related industry.
  • PEO 2
    UniKL graduates who are effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in Avionics technology related industry.
  • PEO 3
    UniKL graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    UniKL graduates who are practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    UniKL graduates 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 applied mathematics, applied science, engineering fundamentals and aircraft engineering specialisation as wide practical procedures and practices specified in DK1 to 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 responsibilities and norms of aircraft technician practice
  • PLO 9
    Function effectively as an individual, as a member in diverse technical 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 in the context of specialised aircraft technical knowledge.
Career Information

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
Semester 1
  • Material and Hardware
  • Physics and Aerodynamics
  •  Electrical Fundamental 1
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Foundation Aviation English
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia/ Religious Practices in Malaysia/ Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia 1
  • Co-curriculum

Semester 2
  • Electrical Fundamental 2
  • Electronics Fundamental (Avionics)
  • Maintenance Practices
  • Theory of Flight and Control
  • Technical Mathematics 2
  • Foreign Language 1
  •  Interpersonal Skills
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1/ Penghayatan
  • Etika dan Peradaban

Semester 3
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Basic Instruments System
  • Aircraft Instruments System
  • Propulsion
  • Digital Technique (Avionics)
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Intermediate Aviation English
  • Foreign Language 2

Semester 4
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems 1
  • Aircraft Communication Systems
  • Aircraft Navigation Systems
  • Electronics Instrument Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Integrated Information System

Semester 5
  • Autoflight Systems
  • Aircraft Radar Systems
  • Compass and Compensations
  • Advanced Aviation English
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Aircraft Electrical System 2
  • 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/ETAC/02-33 (MIAT)

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R3/525/4/0017)11/26, MQA A 7140

Aviation Electronics Technology

Study Level:

January & July Only

3 years

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