This qualification applies to employees in aviation maintenance workshops who are required to perform repair and overhaul tasks on a limited range of aircraft electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic components, or who perform simple repairs on a limited range of structural components. Units of competency that comprise this qualification are a mix of common units that apply to all technical employment streams covered by the MEA Aeroskills Training Package (core units) and technical stream units that are specific to a technical employment stream (elective units). The qualification provides significant credits towards higher level Aeroskills Certificates. This qualification applies to workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Any regulatory/licensing requirements associated with any MEA units of competency must be met.