AC/LAC: Mechanical System Fitter

  • Job DescriptionShould be able to recognise the troubleshooting problems, carry on repair works on engine system, carburettor, gearbox, brake and wheel, ignition system, electrical system. Ist&IInd line servicing and maintenance of all ground equipment. Knowledge of repair tasks, servicing pertaining to missile frames, engine propellants & warheads. Details placed at Annexure- VI
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/EHW/IAF/02342
  • SectorCapital Goods & Manufacturing
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours4140
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate of Training (D Trg), Air HQ
  • Certifying BodiesWorkshop Training Institute (WTI) & Regional Examining Board (Training) [REB(T)]
  • Proposed Occupation

    Aircraftsman/ Leading Air Craftsman of Mechanical System Fitter

  • Progression Pathway

    Job Progression ACLACCpl*Sgt*JWO*WOMWO *Subject to clearing promotion exam for Corporal (Cpl), Sergeant (Sgt) and Junior Warrant Officer (JWO)called as Corporal Promotion Exam (CPE), Sergeant Promotion Exam (SPE) and Junior Warrant Officer Promotion Exam (JPE)

  • Qualification File QF AC LAC MECH SYSTEM FITTER.pdf
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    1. Knowledge of repair, servicing pertaining to missile frame, engine, propellants (both solid and liquid) and warheads. IAF/Mech/150/01 Mandatory 400 4
    2. Knowledge of maintenance of air compressors. IAF/Mech/150/02 Mandatory 300 4
    3. Knowledge of first and second line servicing and maintenance of all aircraft ground equipment and their sub-assemblies. IAF/Mech/150/03 Mandatory 500 4
    4. Knowledge of diagnosis and rectification, common manning faults such as Airlocks, Bleeding, vibration over speeding etc, reassembling hydraulic and pneumatic components such as compressors, jacks and pumps etc. IAF/Mech/150/04 Mandatory 400 4
    5. Knowledge of storage servicing and maintenance of all ground equipment. IAF/Mech/150/05 Mandatory 400 4
    6. Knowledge regarding amendment of publication, servicing schedules and TSIs. IAF/Mech/150/06 Mandatory 340 4
    7. Knowledge of operation of refueling/defueling of aircraft (Helicopter, Fighter, Transport and Bomber), and its documentation and maintain refueller tank free from contamination. IAF/Mech/150/07 Mandatory 500 4
    8. Knowledge of first and second line servicing and maintenance of mounted equipment of Mechanical Transport (MT), its prime mover and related accessories such as refuellers, UPEGA, compressors, Sudan pumps, AKASA and air charges etc). IAF/Mech/150/08 Mandatory 500 4
    9. Knowledge of Engineering drawing. IAF/Mech/150/09 Mandatory 400 4
    10. Knowledge of quality control of Fuel, Oil and Lubricants IAF/Mech/150/10 Mandatory 400 4
    Total 4140
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