Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Nilai University

Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.5 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Jul, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Incorporates the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) syllabus to prepare you for the EASA Part 66 Category B1 or B2 license examinations
  • Purpose-built hangar with 2 aircrafts to hone your aircraft maintenance skills
  • 6-month on-the-job training with various companies including AirAsia and AirAsia X
  • Comprehensive facilities, with access to Nilai Springs Golf and Country Club

Course Structure

Common Core:

  • Aviation Legislation
  • Basic Aerodynamics
  • Human Factors
  • Materials and Hardware
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Discipline Core:

  • Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • Aircraft Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Aircraft Landing Gears and Brakes
  • Airframe Structures
  • Air Conditioning, Cabin Pressurisation and Oxygen Systems
  • Digital Techniques and Electronic Instrument System
  • Electrical Fundamentals I
  • Electrical Fundamentals II
  • Electronic Fundamentals
  • Instrument and Avionics Systems
  • Maintenance Practices I
  • Maintenance Practices II
  • Theory of Flight and Flight Controls
  • Turbine Engine and APU


  • Final Year Project

Industrial Training:

  • On Job Training

Malay Language (Only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM):

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

English Language:

  • Academic English with Research


Elective Modules Set 1:

  • Engine Lubrication, Fuel and Air Systems
  • Engine Operation and Maintenance
  • Propeller

Elective Modules Set 2:

  • Aircraft Autoflight System
  • Aircraft Communication System
  • Aircraft Navigation System

Entry Requirements

  • SPM:
    • A pass with credit in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND pass in English
  • O Level:
    • A pass with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and one (1) Science/Technical/Vocational subject
  • UEC:
    • A pass with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and one Science/Technical/Vocational subject AND a pass in English
  • Vocational/Technical Certificate:
    • A pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and 1 year working experience in a related field or completed one (1) semester of an academic enhancement programme
  • Certificate in Engineering/Engineering Technology (Level 3, MQF):
    • A pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • Health Requirements:
    • All offers are subject to the student being certified by a medical practitioner as fit to be accepted into the programme and not having any of the following medical/physical conditions:
      • Color Blindness
      • Hearing Defects
      • Asthma

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