Module 06: Materials and Hardware

Module 06: Materials and Hardware


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The first part of this category A Materials and Hardware module starts by exploring the characteristics, properties, applications and typical heat treatments used in aircraft ferrous and non-ferrous metals. It then moves on to look at the properties and characteristics, and how to repair commonly used aircraft composite and non-metallic materials before discussing typical aircraft sealing and bonding agents.

The module continues by taking a look at the chemical fundamentals of corrosion and current methods of corrosion prevention and removal on aircraft structures.

The second part of the module comprises of a detailed look at all of the typical hardware used on and in an aircraft. This includes the properties, characteristics, uses and identification of fasteners, pipes, bearings, transmission systems, flying controls, and aircraft electrical cables and connectors.

Primary Target Group

  • Engineering-minded persons seeking to enter the sector
  • Professionals working in the industry who wish to obtain or enhance their license privileges 

Recommended Requirements


Module Material

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Online and downloadable detailed EASA and/or UK CAA approved Part 66 module study material.

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Delivery Method

Self Study

Module Access 

28 day access to the module study material from day of purchase (additional 7 days access for EASA & UKCAA pathway)


Multi-choice exam (essay for applicable modules 7A, 9A & 10). See Exam Centre section here for more information.


EASA and/or UKCAA Part 147 Approved type Certificate of Recognition (Examination Only)