Continuing Airworthiness Management

AVA20008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to give students an understanding of the maintenance practices and systems of a commercial aircraft operator which ensure continuing airworthiness. Specific emphasis will be made on the legal and commercial requirements, and students will be provided with opportunities to become familiar with operational aspects of maintenance conduct and planning for airline operations.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Discuss the planning and operational aspects of aircraft maintenance in an airline context
ULO2Demonstrate knowledge of aircraft maintenance practices and their control in the context of legal and commercial requirements
ULO3Describe the regulatory standards for aircraft maintenance and airworthiness
ULO4Explain the various engineering processes used in an airline to return an aircraft to service after maintenance
ULO5Use appropriate forms of communication to demonstrate a clear understanding of maintenance concepts and practices and a grasp of applicable industry language