First Diploma program is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in Engineering sectors. It has been developed through close collaboration with the Aerospace Apprenticeship Employer Group, professional bodies and other awarding organisations. The qualification is designed specifically for learners employed as apprentices in the role of Engineering manufacturing technicians.
Why enrol on this programme?
First Diploma develop the technical knowledge and understanding required to meet the standards for the job role. This includes areas such as mathematical techniques, business improvement techniques, principles of aircraft materials and airframe construction, aerodynamics and the theory of flight, and human factors and behaviours in aviation.
It develops a range of positive attitudes and professional attributes that support successful performance in the aeronautical engineering work environment.
Students graduating from this program could progress to engineering operative or semi-skilled fitter job roles in the engineering industry or to other qualifications such as the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in aerospace Engineering followed by Applied bachelors.
This programme is offered on full-time semester basis.
The qualification consists of eight mandatory units, which further extends the essential knowledge and practical skills required to prepare students for progression to work within the Engineering sector, most units are chosen from one of four pathways: technology, maintenance, manufacturing and mechanical.
|Working Safely and Effectively in Engineering|
|Interpreting and Using Engineering Information|
|Mathematics for Engineering Technicians|
|Electronic Circuit Construction|
|Operating & Maintenance of Fluid Power Systems & Components|
|Operating & Maintenance of Mechanical Systems & Components|
|Operating & Maintenance of Electrical Systems & Components|
|Selecting Engineering Materials|
The above schedule is subject to change
First Diploma in Engineering enable students to progress to study at the Extended Diploma programs.
It will also enable students to progress some Engineering disciplines.
|Application Fee*||Registration Fee*||Tuition Fees (AED)|
|N/A||2,625||32,265 per year|
*Tuition Fees inclusive of VAT 5%
For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide