|Type of study programme||1st level professsional studies|
|Degree||Higher Professional Degree (1st Level)
Aircraft Maintenance Technician,
Avionics Maintenance Technician
|Duration||2 years and 8 months /Full time|
|Credit points||110 (ECTS: 165)|
|Study language||English or Russian (EN/RU)|
|Study arrangements||During studies international students join groups of local students that follow the program in Russian and study according to an individual plan in English.|
|Fees||3200 EUR (En)/ 2200 EUR (Ru) per year|
|Study programme description||Aviation transport is a complex type of transport branch based on the most advanced achievements of science and engineering. Technicians are the most numerous and therefore the most demanded part of the staff providing the admission of aircraft to flying operation.
The programme provides a basic training of aviation specialists-professionals for the following professions: Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic Technician (Category B1) and Aircraft Maintenance Avionics Technician (Category B2). These qualifications serve as a necessary condition for further training in the European centers of aeronautical engineering to receive the license for the aircraft technical maintenance in any airport in Europe and the world.
Training is conducted according to special education modules, with contents regulated by the European requirements for aviation specialists. The content of subjects (modules) is defined by the European Commission Regulation (EC) Nr. 2042/2003 (document PART-66). Special practical training in according of RART-66 is included in the syllabus of the training course.
|Study programme link||www.tsi.lv/?id=4390&lang=en&ct=8&r=2578&top=136|
|Requirements||General Certificate of Secondary or Higher education.
It is desirable to have 5.5 IELTS (TOEFL 550) for studies in English, but certificate is not obligatory.
The 1st year students (after arrival to the Institute) will be tested in physics and mathematics for determining the level of their knowledge and correction of study programme.
Transport and Telecommunication Institute is the largest university-type accredited non-state technical higher educational establishment in Latvia. Main academic activities: higher education, training courses, vocational training.
Main research activities: optimization and modelling of transport systems, logistics, navigation satellite systems, air traffic control systems, telecommunication, transport telematics, applications of information technologies, business re-engineering.
The Transport and Telecommunication Institute carries out research and scientific projects. The Institute participates in the projects of the European Research Framework Programmes, in the programmes within the frame of COST, TEMPUS, COPERNICUS and others.
Population in the city of Riga: 710 000
Total number of students: 2927
Number of International students: 46 (2011./12.)
Number of academic staff: 92
Accomodation possibilities and costs: Students’ hostel (double room) 110 EUR / 77 LVL / 161 USD (+ VAT) per month.
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