Aircraft Instruments Apprentice Training

The job of an instrument mechanic is to inspect, install, trouble-shoot, repair and maintain all the avionics equipment. This includes: Radar, navigation, analogue as well as digital instruments and related control systems.

What does an aircraft instrument mechanic do?

• Inspect all the instrumentation system on a regular basis
• Reads and interpret manuals
• Repairs and install electronic components
• Tests and trouble-shoots system failures
• Co-ordinate work with other team members
• Interprets flight data to diagnose problems
• Keeps maintenance 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.

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 tests are conducted at the Indlela premises in Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, South Africa.

Trade Test Fees