Topic outline

  • Learning outcomes:

    Dealing with different documentation, human safety and environmental risk procedures during teamwork with complicated composite repair.


    • To work with the correct and latest amended reference system (according to the trade), and develop creative repair solutions.
    • To comply with the regulations and safety legislation during working at the workshop (work environment)
    • To be able to communicate and cooperate remotely with team members and other professionals, describing the technical characteristics of the damage


    • To understand the architecture of the documentation system.
    • To know the specific safety requirements around composite materials.
    • To understand the environmental risks from work activities and protection methods.
    • To know the technical terminology.
    • To understand the importance of professional and organisational relationship and responsibilities.


    • To navigate in the documentation system – manuals (ex. Being able within the approved Structural Repair manuals SRM reference system or other approved OEM repair document to find the correct repair procedure).
    • To follow the safety requirements and instructions at the work place.
    • To work and develop creative repair solutions and suggestions.
    • To use technical language and terminology
    • To communicate in writing and orally on technical issues
    • To apply the organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Syllabus of Unit-2:



    Unit -2

                       Unit Title

    Documentation and responsibilities ’’Repair references, human factor and environment’’.


    Classroom hours

    Laboratory and practical hours

    1. Human Factors



    2. Safety and environment



    3. Documentation



    Responsibilities and roles
    of composites team work

    Unit assessment


    Duration – hours



    Total unit duration

    10.5 hrs. = 1.5 days



    Main hands-on content


    Using documentation, evaluation, and mapping procedures. Presentation of workshop clean, sanding and storage rooms environmental condition and awareness. Human factor, work team, and safety presentation in workshop and awareness together with documentation.


    • References ,textbook, and manuals:

      1. Structural composites: Advanced composites in aviation, 2013, book by Avotek Information Resources, LLC. USA,
      2. Essentials of advanced composite fabrication & repair, by ABARIS training staff, 291 pages, published 2009 by Aviation Supplies & Academics ASA, Inc.

      3. AviationMaintenanceTechnicianHandbook Airframe, volume 1, chapter 07,FAA 2012.

      4. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace, SAE AIR4844B, Composites and Metal Bonding Glossary.

      5. Structural Repair Manuals SRM.