What is an aircraft electrician?
The job of an aircraft electrician is to inspect, trouble-shoot, repair and maintain all the complex electrical systems on an aircraft.
• Landing gears and controls
• Ignition systems
• Wiring harnesses, electric generations systems
What does and an aircraft electrician do?
• Diagnose faults on the electrical systems and aircraft wiring
• Perform regular checks
• Maintain, repair and overhaul electrical components
• Repair and install electrical components and wiring
• Ensure proper supply to all systems
• Test electronic equipment such as: generators, temp controls, micro switches etc.
• Keep maintenance records
Admission Requirements (Minimum)
18 years and older.
Grade 12/N3 or Equivalent
Mathematics 50% of higher
Physics 50% or higher
English 50% or higher
Applicants that do not meet these criteria but do possess a Grade 12/N3 or equivalent certificate will be subject to an aptitude test prior to acceptance and admission to MATA
Trade Test Preparation
• MATA prepares students and conducts trade tests for students after completing and obtaining of the required experience.
• Our qualified instructors are registered Trade Test Officers with TETA & NAMB.
• Trade test preparations are conducted at the MATA premises and trade test are conducted at the Indlel premises in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, South Africa.
Trade Test Fees