Specialised Training

Aircraft Sheet Metal Practical Training – Beginner Level

  • Level


  • Duration

    15 training days

  • Price (excl. vat)

    Individual calculation

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  • Training Type

    Theoretical & Practical

  • Group size

    Minimum 4 people
    Maximum 10 people

  • Course outline

    During this training, students will develop basic practical skills and gain an understanding of fabricating and repairing sheet metal structures. Upon completion of the training, students will be capable of assisting experienced structures technicians in both aircraft line and base maintenance environments.

  • Target Group

    Entry level technicians, engineers, inspectors involved in maintenance and repair of aircraft metal constructions

  • Prerequisites

    Basic English and general technical understanding is desired (training is delivered in the English language).

  • Training objectives

    Theoretical input:
    • Introduction sheet metal structure
    • Health and safety, PPA
    • Aluminium and aluminium alloys
    • Aluminium alloy tempers and heat treatment
    • CRES, Titanium
    • AMS codification
    • Fasteners, fastening systems
    • Foreign Object Damage and means for avoiding it
    • Hand and measuring tools
    • Bulky sheet metal tools

    Practical input:
    • Repair material selection and preparation
    • Damage and scratch prevention
    • Marking and layout process
    • Drilling and countersinking
    • Dimple and countersink method
    • Forming aluminium
    • Joggle
    • Mould making (form blocks)
    • Riveting processes
    • Fastening processes (permanent and temporary fasteners)
    • Skin patch repair
    • Frame repair
    • Stringer repair
    • Leading edge skin flush repair
    • Part replacement
    • Annealing rivets
    • Protective coatings classification and applications
    • Paint removal
    • Sealant classification and applications

  • Examination

    Practical assessment

  • Completion standard

    Minimum participation: 90%

    Practical assessment should be successfully passed

  • Certification

    Certificate of Attendance

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