EAL Level 4 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation (Development Competence)
This qualification covers the specific skills, knowledge and behaviours for a range of aviation maintenance disciplines which have been developed in consultation with sector industry specialists and training providers to ensure that it meets the needs of industry, employers and apprentices and covers a range of apprenticeship standards devleoped across the aviation maintenance sector.
Apprentices must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however centres should ensure that the apprentice have the potential to achieve this qualification. Apprentices must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the learning outcomes and the external assessment.
- Apprentices working towards a relevant apprenticeship standard.
- Apprentices looking to advance to the development phase of a relevant apprenticeship standard.
Knowledge and understanding are key components of competent performance, but it is unlikely that performance evidence alone will provide enough evidence in this area. Where the apprentice’s knowledge and understanding is not apparent from performance evidence, it must be assessed by other means and be supported by suitable evidence.
Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner's place of work.