Reference Quantity: ST0015

Particulars of ordinary

The next Commonplace displays employers’ necessities for the abilities, data and behaviours required to be competent within the job function.

Role Profile

The Survival Gear Fitter will preserve plane, and private survival gear. It’s a expert, advanced and specialist function, sustaining survival gear in accordance with accepted necessities and work directions, utilizing particular instruments and gear. They have to adjust to regulatory and organisational necessities. They have to be capable of analysis knowledge sources, making certain that on completion of a activity all plane documentation is precisely crammed in. They are going to be anticipated to work each individually and as half of a bigger upkeep crew.

Typical job titles:

Navy Survival Gear Fitter, Survival Gear Fitter and Navy Gear Fitter

Role Necessities (Information and Expertise)

There are totally different necessities which want a variety of choices relying upon the employer context.


  1. Perceive the basics of fundamental engineering hand expertise, electrical hand expertise and upkeep practices, together with the essential use of measuring or testing gear
  2. Perceive the construction, properties and traits of supplies used within the development, upkeep and restore of survival gear
  3. Protected choice and use of hand and mechanical instruments and gear whereas finishing up upkeep of survival gear
  4. Studying, decoding and understanding engineering knowledge, drawings, specs, upkeep manuals, laptop generated data and plane documentation
  5. Understanding and complying with statutory, high quality and organisational necessities for aviation together with security, documentation, occupational well being and security and coverage whereas finishing up plane upkeep methods
  6. Human Elements in aviation – growing an understanding of attitudes and behaviours to make sure aviation security
  7. Use of floor help gear, together with gaseous cylinders and charging gear
  8. Survival gear purposeful checks and fault prognosis
  9. Show their capability to determine and resolve issues utilizing the suitable processes and perceive the boundaries of their authority/approval
  10. Perceive how and why Commonplace Working Procedures are produced for sustaining survival gear and the significance of utilizing them
  11. Sustaining survival gear

Role Necessities: Worker Behaviours

Trendy upkeep organisations require their staff to have a set of behaviours that may guarantee success each of their function and within the general firm aims. The required behaviours are:

  1. Robust work ethic: motivated, proactive, dedicated
  2. Dependability and accountability: punctual, dependable
  3. Constructive angle: constructive considering; motivated to succeed, dedicated to range and environmental, social & financial sustainability.
  4. Staff participant: capable of work and work together successfully inside a crew
  5. Efficient communication: spoken, listening, physique language, presentation, written
  6. Adaptability: capable of modify to vary
  7. Honesty and integrity: truthful, honest
  8. Self-motivation: self-starter; pro-active strategy to duties, capable of make acceptable selections and lead their very own improvement
  9. Private dedication: ready to make a private dedication to the business

Enattempt Necessities

Particular person employers will set the choice standards for his or her Apprenticeship. In an effort to optimise success, candidates will sometimes possess three GCSEs C grade (or equal) or above on entry together with Maths and English. Apprentices with out Degree 2 Maths and English should obtain this previous to taking the end-point evaluation.

Duration of Apprenticeship

Usually 36 months, timescales might cut back if an apprentice has prior related {qualifications}/expertise.

{Qualifications} and Improvement

After a interval of basis expertise and technical data improvement all apprentices might be required to realize the next

{qualifications} (working titles -currently in improvement)

  • Degree 2 Aerospace and Aviation (Basis Competence)


  • Degree 3 Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Survival Gear Upkeep

After an extra interval of expertise and technical data improvement all apprentices might be required to realize the next qualification (working title – at the moment in improvement)

  • Degree 3 Aerospace and Aviation (Improvement Competence)

The entire qualification necessities within the basis and improvement part are obligatory outcomes for the completion and ultimate certification of the Apprenticeship Commonplace. Every qualification has a core and choices strategy and employers will choose probably the most relevant pathway and unit choices to satisfy their enterprise necessities. Additional element could be discovered within the Employer Occupational Temporary which is an annex to the Evaluation Plan.

There might be an evaluation on the finish of the event part the place the apprentice might want to reveal full competence towards the qualification outcomes for data, expertise and behaviours, set out within the Commonplace and Employer Occupational Temporary. On profitable completion of the employer endorsement part (log out) apprentices might be then be put ahead to be awarded their Apprenticeship completion certificates.


This Apprenticeship might be recognised by the Coaching Necessities Authority (TRA) on the acceptable stage {of professional} competence.

Degree and Overview

This Apprenticeship Commonplace is at Degree 3 (equal to 2 A ranges A*- C grade) and might be reviewed after three years to make sure it continues to satisfy employers’ necessities and supplies the idea for development to increased {qualifications} and or job roles.

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