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
  • Spoilers
  • Elevators
  • Flaps
  • 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 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 tests are conducted at our Rand Airport Facilities, Gauteng, South Africa.

Trade Test Fees