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Aviation Engineering IAA-N (International Aviation Academy-Norwich), Level 3

  • 3

    Level 3

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2021

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2021, Full Time


Developed in association with KLM UK Engineering for candidates who work or want to work in the aeronautical engineering sector across a range of roles and career routes.
The course will be delivered at a combination of City College Norwich main campus, KLM facilities and the International Aviation Academy - Norwich.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

You will need to complete Aviation Engineering at Level 2 (course code A0238) and have a successful course leader reference to be eligible for this Level 3 course. This course is not available for direct entry from school.

Learning Outcomes

Level 3 - City & Guilds 2675-04 achieved in year one.


Allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the aeronautical engineering sector. Workshop hand-skills are taught within the NIAA facilities by experienced KLM Engineering instructors.


This qualification is assessed by a combination of e-assessments (multiple choice tests) and centre devised assignments covering practical skills and underpinning knowledge.


Provided that The Year One Level 3 qualification is successfully completed to required level, you will be eligible via application onto the Aviation Degree programme also taught at the NIAA. This qualification is recognised as a technical certificate in the Engineering Manufacture apprenticeship framework

Career Progression

An opportunity to apply for apprenticeship with an aircraft engineering organisation and/or higher education qualification within the aviation engineering sector.


If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop In addition to this there will be costs for Uniform of steel toe capped boots, trousers and logo shirt. Approximate costs £40 Please check our Finance pages for information on financial support, fee information and student travel offers that are available. Alternatively, please contact the Advice Shop.