Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Readiness Assessment

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Readiness Assessment (AMERA) is used for entry into Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

Test Details

The AMERA has four sub-tests:

Listening: this sub-test involves answering questions based on spoken information.

Math: this sub-test includes questions on the following foundational math skills:

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions
  • Conversion of decimals to fractions and vice-versa
  • Rounding up of decimals
  • Conversions within the metric system
  • Conversions from Imperial to the metric system (conversion factors will be given)
  • Solving basic word problems

Reading and Writing: the reading and writing sub-test involves reading a technical article and writing answers to questions

Skim/scan: the skim/scan sub-test involves reading a technical article and responding to multiple choice questions.

You have three hours to complete the four sub-tests of this assessment. In order to successfully complete the AMERA, a minimum score of 11/23 is required in the math sub-test.

Resources

Please visit the following links for support and resources in preparation for your assessment.

Writing Resources

  • Writing – Academic Writing and Citation                                                                                  

Reading Resources

Math Resources

As you are preparing for your program and planning your overall career as an AME, please take the following self-evaluation tool that considers many aspects of being an AME. This is a tool for your personal use. Please note if you answer “no” or “maybe” to any of these questions, it doesn’t mean you can’t begin the program. It is simply an opportunity to take some time to reflect before your program begins and you may want to contact the program coordinator to get more information.