6532-Aircraft Engine Mechanics and Repairers

Job Title: 

Aircraft Engine Mechanics and Repairers

Job Description: 

Aircraft engine repairers and mechanics fit, service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as airframes, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.


Connecting components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters, and in-flight refuelling systems

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

653201 - Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic
Description : Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydro mechanical, pneumatic, flight control system components and aircraft engines, sub-assemblies and components.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Aircraft Engine Fitter, Aircraft Engine Maintenance Technician, Aircraft Engineering Serviceman / Tradesperson, Aircraft Examiner / Inspector, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Engines), Aircraft Mechanic, Aircraft Service Technician, Aircraft Simulator Mechanic, Aircraft Technician (Defence), Aviation Maintenance Technician, Helicopter Mechanic, Jet Engine Mechanic, Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic (Aircraft), Powerplant Mechanic (Aircraft), Rocket Engine Component Mechanic

653202 - Aircraft Structures Worker
Description : Inspects, dismantles and reassembles aircraft structures, and repairs and replaces components of aircraft frames. Works with both metal and carbon fibre composite materials.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : Yes
Specializations : Aircraft Composite Structure Worker, Aircraft Composites and Structures Worker, Aircraft Composites Worker, Aircraft Life Support Fitter, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Airframes), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structural), Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (Mechanical), Aircraft Metal Worker, Aircraft Plastics and Fiberglas Worker, Aircraft Restorer, Aircraft Sheetmetal Worker, Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, Aircraft Structural Fitter, Aircraft Structure Worker, Aircraft Trimmer, Airframe Fitter, Airframe Mechanic

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa