Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter (CTS)
- Job Description The individual is able to manufacture the metallic parts & composite parts with compliance of manufacturer reference publication. He/she is able to identify & check assembly operations and makes touch-ups, adjustments; removes corrosion using standard procedures; masters the different mechanical locking and sealing techniques; manages and uses Ground Support Equipment to perform a leak test etc.
- Last Revised
- SectorCapital Goods & Manufacturing
- NSQF LevelLevel 5
- Notional Hours4160
- Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
- Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
- Proposed Occupation
Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:
• Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter
- Planned arrangements for RPL
1. At present the students who have passed 10th class with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field can appear for NCVT theory and practical yearly examination directly.
2. The students who have passed SCVT examination in ‘Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter’ trade can also appear for the NCVT Examination in the relevant year and Trade directly.
- Qualification File QF_CTS_Aeronautical Structure & Eqpt. Fitter_NSQF-5.pdf
- Supporting Documents
Formal structure of the qualification
Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level Recognize & comply with safe working practices, environment regulation and housekeeping. 80 4 Plan and organize the work to make job as per specification applying different types of basic fitting operation and check for dimensional accuracy. 120 5 Making basic adjustment of sheet metal and Joining techniques for sheet metal and metal components. 200 5 Produce components by different operations and check accuracy using appropriate measuring instruments. 400 5 Make different fit of components for assembling as per required tolerance observing principle of interchangeability and check for functionality. 120 5 Check the mechanical properties of the different materials and interpret the tensile test results. 40 5 Make different types of simple sheet metal components for assembling using hand drill machine and check accuracy using appropriate measuring instruments according to required tolerances ±0.1 mm. 40 5 Manufacture simple sheet metal with bending and check accuracy using appropriate measuring instruments and according to required tolerances ±0.1 mm. 40 5 Manufacture sheet metal as per drawing and Join them by basic riveting observing standard procedure. 80 5 Make and assemble components by different handling fitting operations and checking accuracy using appropriate measuring instruments. 240 5 Produce straight and curved interchangeable metal components by sheet metal working operations and check accuracy using appropriate measuring instruments and according to required tolerances ±0.1 mm. 80 5 Perform PR sealant application on structure panels without riveting and perform a tensile test for checking the correct bonding PR sealant application. 160 5 Manufacture open and closed riveted box with two different thicknesses, bended sheets, anchor nuts and electrical bonding. 120 5 Perform coating and validation of coating PR sealant application on a manufactured closed box. 80 5 Perform monolithic panel in plain weave composite material, Glass Fibre, unidirectional carbon fibre by wet lay-up. 120 5 Perform operations of drilling on composite material, Carbon (Unidirectional) and Glass Fibre (plain weave). 40 5 Produce composite riveted components using different thicknesses of Carbon Fibre and different types of rivets. 80 5 Manufacture composite open and closed riveted box using different types of metal and composite materials. 120 5 Prepare the task, the corresponding material and tools for Equipment fitting (Aircraft Systems) by using and processing technical documentation related and standard practices. 40 5 Identify the aircraft systems assembly phases and mechanical assembly knowing the operation of the different aircraft systems: Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Fuel, Oxygen and Flight control. 120 5 Perform pipe fitting assembly by different operations using standard tools and check for specified accuracy [Metallic pipes, composite ducts and flexible hoses]. 120 5 Prepare the task, the corresponding material and tools for Equipment fitting by using and processing technical documentation and standard practices. 120 5 Perform surface treatment, Heat treatment and touch-ups on manufactured metal parts. 120 5 Perform corrosion treatment and NDT by observing standard procedure. 80 5 Plan, dismantle, and assemble different mechanical components used for full mechanical flight control chain. 40 5 Plan, dismantle, and assemble different Hydraulic components used for full Hydraulic system and Perform pipe routing inspections and leak tests. 80 5 Plan, dismantle, and assemble different Pneumatic components used for full Pneumatic system and Perform pipe routing inspections and leak tests. 80 5 Plan, dismantle, and assemble different Oxygen components used for full Oxygen system and Perform pipe routing inspections and leak tests. 80 5 Plan, dismantle, and assemble different Fuel components used for full Fuel system and Perform pipe routing inspections and leak tests. 80 5 Join cables to build a harness and Insertion and extraction on different types of connector terminations by using the appropriate tools. 120 5 Fit and install harness on different types of panels and structure elements and Perform basic electrical tests relative to connections and check compliance of harness building. 120 5 Revision, Project work and Examination 800 5 Total 4160 5