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First Diploma in Engineering

Emirates Aviation University

6 months
8784 USD/year
8784 USD/year
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The First Diploma in Engineering program at Emirates Aviation University, is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in Engineering sectors. It has been developed through close collaboration with the Aerospace Apprenticeship Employer Group, professional bodies and other awarding organisations. 


The qualification is designed specifically for learners employed as apprentices in the role of Engineering manufacturing technicians.

 The First Diploma in Engineering program at Emirates Aviation University develop the technical knowledge and understanding required to meet the standards for the job role. This includes areas such as mathematical techniques, business improvement techniques, principles of aircraft materials and airframe construction, aerodynamics and the theory of flight, and human factors and behaviours in aviation.

It develops a range of positive attitudes and professional attributes that support successful performance in the aeronautical engineering work environment.

Career Prospects

Students graduating from this program could progress to engineering operative or semi-skilled fitter job roles in the engineering industry or to other qualifications such as the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in aerospace Engineering followed by Applied bachelors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Working Safely and Effectively in Engineering
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Electronic Circuit Construction
  • Operating & Maintenance of Fluid Power Systems & Components
  • Operating & Maintenance of Mechanical Systems & Components
  • Operating & Maintenance of Electrical Systems & Components
  • Selecting Engineering Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements Grade 10 or equivalent, pass grade. Minimum age of 15 years.
  • OR undertake EAU’s English language test.
  • Further Studies
  • First Diploma in Engineering enable students to progress to study at the Extended Diploma programs.
  • It will also enable students to progress some Engineering disciplines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8784 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 USD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    8784 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 USD per year during 6 months.
  • the tuition fee is the equivalent to AED 32,265

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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