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Diploma of Engineering Technology in Helicopter Maintenance

Diploma Teknologi Kejuruteraan Penyelenggaraan Helikopter

This programme will be taught in 6 semesters (3 years) which will cover all aspects of helicopter systems, its operation and maintenance. The syllabus encompasses the fundamentals of helicopter system comprising rotorcraft, theory of flight, the airframe and power plant systems and also the maintenance of the helicopter roll equipment systems. Upon completion of the programme the graduates will be awarded Diploma of Engineering Technology in Helicopter Maintenance. This comprehensive programme will prepare the graduates to be absorbed by helicopter services company. The aviation industry is experiencing growth locally and worldwide and the programme provided by UniKL MIAT will ensure greater employment opportunities for the graduates.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative which will contribute towards the human capital in aircraft maintenance engineering technology related industry.
  • PEO 2
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who have effective leadership and team work skills as well as verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry.
  • PEO 3
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 4
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO 5
    To produce Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Helicopter Maintenance will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and aircraft engineering technology to well-defined practical procedures and practices.
  • PLO 2
    Analyse and formulate solution to well-defined aircraft engineering and technical problem.
  • PLO 3
    Conduct investigations and troubleshoot well defined problem, and assist in formulation of systems, components or process to meet special needs.
  • PLO 4
    Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering tools with the understanding of the limitation.
  • PLO 5
    Function effectively in diverse technical teams and communicate effectively with engineering community and society at large.
  • PLO 6
    Demonstrated awareness of and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent responsibilities.
  • PLO 7
    Demonstrate the understanding on professional ethics and responsibilities in engineering technology practice.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurial skills.
  • PLO 9
    Demonstrate the understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the need for sustainable development and recognise the need for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning.
  • PLO10
    Recognize the need for, and have the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning.

Career Path

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

  • Helicopter Maintenance Technician/Mechanic -Turbine/ Piston Engine
  • Helicopter Simulator Maintenance Technician
  • Helicopter Maintenance Planner
  • Helicopter Ground Support Technician
  • Airworthiness Review Staff (CAMO)
  • Material Planner
  • Helicopter Logistic Inspector
  • Helicopter Quality Inspector
  • Entreprenuer
Semester 1
  • Material and Hardware
  • Physics and Aerodynamics
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • Electrical Fundamental I
  • Aviation English Foundation
  • Islamic/Moral Studies
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
  • Co-Curriculum I

Semester 2
  • Maintenance Practices
  • Rotorcraft Theory of Flight and Control
  • Electrical Fundamental II
  • Piston Engine I
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Mandarin I

Semester 3
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Rotorcraft Flight Control System and Power Train
  • Rotorcraft Systems, Maintenance & Role Equipment
  • Electronics Fundamentals (Mechanical)
  • Aviation Legislation
  • Gas Turbine Engine I
  • Intermediate Aviation English
  • Co-curriculum II
  • Mandarin II

Semester 4
  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems
  • Landing Gear Systems
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • Digital Technique (Mechanical)
  • Piston Engine II
  • Human Factors
  • Aircraft Cabin Interior Systems

Semester 5
  • Aircraft Fire Protection and Fuel Systems
  • Electronics Instrument Systems
  • Instruments and Avionics Systems
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Gas Turbine Engine II
  • Advanced Aviation English
  • 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
      • Pass in O-Level with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and science 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
      • Pass Technical/Vocational/Skills qualifications and recognized and approve 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;
      • Academic CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.00;
      • Vocational CGPA is equal to or greater than 2.67 and competent in all vocational modules;
      • Credit in Bahasa Melayu with SVM Code 1104;
      • Pass in Sejarah for graduate cohort 2013-2016

      International Student

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Status Programme:

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP(R3/525/4/0022)11/26, MQA A 7142

Aviation Engineering

Study Level:


3 years

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