Aircraft Electrical Training

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.

This includes:

  • Landing gears and controls
  • Instrumentation
  • Ignition systems
  • Lighting
  • 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

Training Fees

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