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CERTIFICATE IV IN AEROSKILLS (AVIONICS)

National ID: MEA40615 | State ID: AVO4

 

Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

You will learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot all manner of aircraft electrical and electronic aircraft systems. This may include instrument and communications systems, power-distribution systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, and environmental control systems.

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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  • Completion provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in the aviation industry as an avionics aircraft maintenance engineer.
  • For information on licensing requirements, please refer to CASA’s website: http://www.casa.gov.au
  • South Metropolitan TAFE does not guarantee a licensed outcome as CASA is the Australian licensing and regulatory authority.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics)

Those wishing to progress further may undertake the Diploma of Aeroskills and CASA licensing exams to become Licensed Aircraft maintenance Engineers.

For information on licensing requirements, please refer to CASA’s website: http://www.casa.gov.au

South Metropolitan TAFE does not guarantee a licensed outcome as CASA is the Australian licensing and regulatory authority.

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Course Overview

Where AeroSpace Training Centre
Duration Four year apprenticeship
HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Block 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenanceMEA105AUE27
Complete aviation maintenance industry documentationMEA108AUF83
Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specificationsMEA107AUF71
Interpret work health and safety practices in aviation maintenanceMEA101AUF25
Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenanceMEA109AUF28
Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activitiesMEA103AUF50
Block 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply mathematics and physics in aviation maintenanceMEA148AUF97
Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environmentMEA118AUD80
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSAENV272BD3655
Perform aircraft flight servicingMEA301AUD75
Block 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Fabricate and/or repair aircraft electrical hardware or partsMEA246AUE01
Remove and install miscellaneous aircraft electrical hardware/componentsMEA201AUE51
Use electrical test equipmentMEA260AUE22
Block 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Inspect aircraft electrical systems and componentsMEA223AUF30
Remove and install advanced aircraft electrical system componentsMEA203AUG14
Test and troubleshoot aircraft electrical systems and componentsMEA227AUF37
Block 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Inspect aircraft electronic systems and componentsMEA226AUF42
Inspect aircraft instrument systems and componentsMEA224AUF15
Remove and install advanced aircraft instrument system componentsMEA205AUF46
Remove and install aircraft electronic system componentsMEA207AUF00
Test and troubleshoot aircraft instrument systems and componentsMEA228AUF05
Block 6
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Inspect fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and componentsMEA225AUF27
Remove and install aircraft basic radio communication and navigation system componentsMEA206AUD73
Test and troubleshoot aircraft pulse systems and componentsMEA232AUF58
Test and troubleshoot aircraft radio frequency navigation and communications systems and componentsMEA229AUE11
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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