An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the
control, maintenance and repair of specialized aircraft
instrumentation and related parts of the aircraft. He/ she is
responsible for the maintenance of metal parts for aircraft and
support equipment and electroplating work, which can include the
chemical treatment and preparation of parts. Aircraft
Maintenance Engineers also learn to set engine controls and to
test for their correct functioning.
What are the minimum requirements to
become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?
You must have an apprenticeship as an Aircraft Maintenance
Engineer (Refer to Artisan). You must not be colour-blind or
have a fear of hight. An appropriate diploma/ degree in this
field is also a recommendation.
In-service training will be provided by the South African
Where can you be stationed?
At South African Police Service Air Wing Units.
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