What is an aircraft structures worker?
The job of an aircraft structures worker is to ensure that the aircraft is structurally sound. They are responsible for the physical integrity of the aircraft, not the mechanical parts.
What does an aircraft structures worker do?
• Maintain and repair structures on the aircraft, corrosion inspections and repairs
• Flight Controls
• Inspect damage, manufacture and install approved repairs and replace structural parts
• Read and use manuals meticulously
• Complete and keep records
Admission Requirements (Minimum)
18 years and older.
Grade 12/N3 or Equivalent
Mathematics 50% of higher
English 50% or higher
Applicants that do not meet these criteria but do possess an 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 tests are conducted at the Indlela premises in Olifantsfontein,
Gauteng, South Africa.
Trade Test Fees