AME Course Syllabus

Module 1 – Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry

Module 2- Physics

  • Matter
  • Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Wave Motion and Sound

Module 3 – Electrical Fundamentals

  • Electron Theory
  • Static Electricity and Conduction
  • Electrical Terminology
  • Generation of Electricity
  • DC Sources of Electricity
  • DC Circuits
  • Resistance/Resistor
  • Power
  • Capacitance/Capacitor
  • Magnetism
  • Inductance/Inductor
  • DC Motor/Generator Theory
  • AC Theory
  • Resistive (R), Capacitive (C) and Inductive (L) Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Filters
  • AC Generators
  • AC Motors

Module 4- Electronic Fundamentals

  • Semiconductors
  • Printed Circuit Boards
  • Servomechanisms

Module 5- Digital Techniques Electronic Instrument System

  • Electronic Instrument Systems
  • Numbering Systems
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Buses
  • Logic Circuits
  • Basic Computer Structure
  • Microprocessors
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Multiplexing
  • Fibre Optics
  • Electronic Displays
  • Electrostatic Sensitive Devices
  • Software Management Control
  • Electromagnetic Environment
  • Typical Electronic/Digital Aircraft Systems

Module 6-Materials and Hardware

  • Aircraft Materials — Ferrous
  • Aircraft Materials — Non-Ferrous
  • Aircraft Materials – Composite and Non- Metallic
  • Corrosion
  • Fasteners
  • Pipes and Unions
  • Springs
  • Bearings
  • Transmissions
  • Control Cables
  • Electrical Cables and Connectors

Module 7- Maintenance Practices

  • Safety Precautions-Aircraft and Workshop
  • Workshop Practices
  • Tools
  • Avionic General Test Equipment
  • Engineering Drawings, Diagrams and Standards
  • Fits and Clearances
  • Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS)
  • Riveting
  • Pipes and Hoses
  • Springs
  • Bearings
  • Transmissions
  • Control Cables
  • Material handling
  • Welding, Brazing, Soldering and Bonding
  • Aircraft Weight and Balance
  • Aircraft Handling and Storage
  • Disassembly, Inspection, Repair and Assembly Techniques
  • Abnormal Events
  • Maintenance Procedures

Module 8-Basic Aerodynamics

  • Physics of the Atmosphere
  • Aerodynamics
  • Theory of Flight
  • Flight Stability and Dynamics

Module 9- Human Factors

  • General
  • Human Performance and Limitations
  • Social Psychology
  • Factors Affecting Performance
  • Physical Environment
  • Tasks
  • Communication
  • Human Error
  • Hazards in the Workplace

Module 10- Aviation Legislation

  • Regulatory Framework
  • CAR-66 Certifying Staff – Maintenance
  • CAR-145 — Approved Maintenance Organisations
  • Aircraft Operations
  • Aircraft Certification
  • CAR-M
  • Applicable National and International Requirements
  • Safety Management System
  • Fuel Tank Safety

Module 11A- Turbine Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems

  • Theory of Flight
  • Airframe Structures — General Concepts
  • Airframe Structures — Aeroplanes
  • Air Conditioning and Cabin Pressurisation (ATA 21)
  • Instruments/Avionic Systems
  • Electrical Power (ATA 24)
  • Equipment and Furnishings (ATA 25)
  • Fire Protection (ATA 26)
  • Flight Controls (ATA 27)
  • Fuel Systems (ATA 28)
  • Hydraulic Power (ATA 29)
  • Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30)
  • Landing Gear (ATA 32)
  • Lights (ATA 33)
  • Oxygen (ATA 35)
  • Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36)
  • Water/Waste (ATA 38)
  • On Board Maintenance Systems (ATA 45)
  • Integrated Modular Avionics (ATA42 )
  • Cabin Systems (ATA44)

Module 11B-Piston Aeroplane Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems

  • Theory of Flight
  • Airframe Structures — General Concepts
  • Airframe Structures — Aeroplanes
  • Air Conditioning and Cabin Pressurisation (ATA 21)
  • Instruments/Avionic Systems
  • Electrical Power (ATA 24)
  • Equipment and Furnishings (ATA 25)
  • Fire Protection (ATA 26)
  • Flight Controls (ATA 27)
  • Fuel Systems (ATA 28)
  • Hydraulic Power (ATA 29)
  • Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30)
  • Landing Gear (ATA 32)
  • Lights (ATA 33)
  • Oxygen (ATA 35)
  • Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36)
  • Water/Waste (ATA 38)

Module 12- Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures and System

  • Theory of Flight — Rotary Wing Aerodynamics
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Blade Tracking and Vibration Analysis
  • Transmissions
  • Airframe Structures
  • Air Conditioning (ATA 21)
  • Instruments/Avionic Systems
  • Electrical Power (ATA 24)
  • Equipment and Furnishings (ATA 25)
  • Fire Protection (ATA 26)
  • Fuel Systems (ATA 28)
  • Hydraulic Power (ATA 29)
  • Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30)
  • Landing Gear (ATA 32)
  • Lights (ATA 33)
  • Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36)
  • Integrated Modular Avionics (ATA42)
  • On Board Maintenance Systems (ATA45)
  • Information Systems (ATA46)

Module 13-Aircraft Aerodynamics , Structures and System

  • Theory of Flight
  • Structures — General Concepts
  • Autoflight (ATA 22)
  • Communication/Navigation (ATA 23/34)
  • Electrical Power (ATA 24)
  • Equipment and Furnishings (ATA 25)
  • Flight Controls (ATA 27)
  • Instrument Systems (ATA 31)
  • Lights (ATA 33)
  • On board Maintenance Systems (ATA 45)
  • Air Conditioning and Cabin Pressurisation (ATA21)
  • Pressurisation
  • Fire Protection (ATA 26)
  • Fuel Systems (ATA 28)
  • Hydraulic Power (ATA 29 )
  • Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30)
  • Landing Gear (ATA 32)
  • Oxygen (ATA 35)
  • Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36)
  • Water/Waste (ATA 38)
  • Integrated Modular Avionics (ATA42)
  • Cabin Systems (ATA44)
  • Information Systems (ATA46)

Module 14- Propulsion

  • Turbine Engines
  • Engine Indicating Systems
  • Starting and Ignition Systems

Module 15- Gas Turbine Engine

  • Fundamentals
  • Engine Performance
  • Inlet
  • Compressors
  • Combustion Section
  • Turbine Section
  • Exhaust
  • Bearings and Seals
  • Lubricants and Fuels
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Air Systems
  • Starting and Ignition Systems
  • Engine Indication Systems
  • Power Augmentation Systems
  • Turbo-prop Engines
  • Turbo-shaft engines
  • Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)
  • Powerplant Installation
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Engine Monitoring and Ground Operation
  • Engine Storage and Preservation

Module 16- Piston Engine

  • Fundamentals
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Construction
  • Engine Fuel Systems
  • Carburetors
  • Fuel injection systems
  • Electronic engine control
  • Starting and Ignition Systems
  • Induction, Exhaust and Cooling Systems
  • Supercharging/Turbocharging
  • Lubricants and Fuels
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Engine Indication Systems
  • Powerplant Installation
  • Engine Monitoring and Ground Operation
  • Engine Storage and Preservation

Module 17-Propeller

  • Fundamentals
  • Propeller Construction
  • Propeller Pitch Control
  • Propeller Synchronising
  • Propeller Ice Protection
  • Propeller Maintenance
  • Propeller Storage and Preservation