YOUR FIRST TOUR
As an AMM For your first tour, you will be posted to a flying squadron where you will undertake the role of a flight line operator, ensuring that aircraft are serviced and ready to fly to meet the flying programme. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to assist the aircraft technicians and gain exposure to the technical aspects of aircraft fault diagnostics, maintenance and repair.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
You will be enrolled on an Intermediate Apprenticeship during your AMM training course and will complete an NVQ Level 2 during your employment as an AMM.
ONGOING TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
After your first tour as an AMM and, providing you achieve the required specialist standards, you will return to DSAE Cosford to undertake further training on a 13-month long technician training course. You will also be enrolled on an Advanced Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering. On successful completion of this part of your specialist training, you will be qualified as an Aircraft Technicians (Avionics). You will be enrolled on an NVQ Level 3 in Aeronautical Engineering where on successful completion of the NVQ portfolio, you will have completed all elements of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering. There are a plethora of competencies that you could acquire throughout your Service in the RAF and a wide spectrum of specialist roles such as Non-Destructive Testing, aircraft software development or working within a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation.