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Aviation Management

The aviation industry isn’t all about heading skywards; stay grounded with a career in aviation management and learn all about what happens in our airports that enables air travel to be a huge part of our lives. Training pathways provide you with a non-flying professional career option within the air transport and commercial aviation industries. Learn about airport systems and processes, coupled with aviation desired skills such as human resource management, dangerous goods awareness, security operations, airport planning and business operations.

National ID: AVI50119
State ID: BES4
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
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Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)

Gain aviation management skills to work in commercial or defence flight operations. Learn technical and non-technical aviation skills. 

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Have you got a passion for planes and a love of the aviation industry? Take your career to new heights with this nationally recognised course, which will qualify you for supervisory or management roles in aviation or airport operations. 

During this training you will learn to perform ground operations duties in support of commercial airlines or the Australian Defence Forces ADF. Be guided by our expert lecturers who are industry professionals as you learn to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge in support of a wide range of aerodrome and air transport operations. 

This course will provide you with high-level skills in passenger, charter, cargo, emergency service and government operations. You'll be equipped with solid knowledge in key areas such as aviation risk management, implementing fatigue strategies, facilitating quality audits and managing disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation. 

You'll also learn leadership techniques and develop your personal style as you build skills in managing team effectiveness, using emotional intelligence and how to lead and foster effective workplace relationships. 

This course will get you job ready for supervisory roles, where you could lead a ground crew or aviation maintenance crew. You'll be qualified for roles such as Aerodrome Manager, Safety Manager, Operations Manager or Business Manager.  

Study in specialised facilities: 

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot campus is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturer team is made up of industry professionals with diverse 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 main campus building includes a 1,500 square metre fully equipped hangar facility that houses various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a number of aircraft including a Boeing 737.

Our Boeing 737 is maintained in a fully serviceable condition and used as a non-flying static training facility for students across an array of training courses, from pilot studies, to cabin crew, to aircraft maintenance, and even safety and ground handling.

You'll learn hands-on practical skills in a real-world environment, which will help you boost your employability and transition smoothly to the workplace. 
 

Diploma
National ID: AVI40120
State ID: BGN0
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
Free in 2023

Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision)

Learn how to manage the ground operations for an airport- aircraft refueling, marshalling and customer relations. 

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Are you ready to take-off into the airport or airline industry?

This qualification will provide you with technical and non-technical aviation skills to operate effectively in a broad range of ground operations and service roles.  When you complete the Certificate IV in Aviation (Aviation Supervision) you will be on your way to a career managing the ground operations of an airport: airline services, airport operation and other ground services.

You will gain valuable industry workplace exposure to airport and airline operations, as well as experience in an aviation environment within our fully equipped aircraft hangar facility.

This course has been developed in partnership with the aviation industry, and provides you with a professional, non-flying pathway to an exciting career in aviation.

Previous graduates of this course have found employment with both international and regional airports and within the broader aviation industry.

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.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2023. This means that students starting in 2023 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

Certificate IV
National ID: AVI30219
State ID: BER6
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

Gain the skills to become a flight attendant or cabin crew member. Learn skills such as emergency response, first aid and customer service. 

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Are you ready to let your dreams soar?

When you complete the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) you will be recruitment-ready for an exciting career as a flight attendant or cabin crew member.

You will gain confidence in dealing with difficult passengers on an aircraft with crew member security training.

This course is specifically designed for those seeking an exciting career as a cabin crew member (flight attendant). This course has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers to meet current aviation standards and will thoroughly prepare you to be successful in the airline industry.

South Metropolitan TAFE has a Boeing 737 which will be used for the majority of your practical training. The fun begins with practical exercises such as evacuating down a slide, simulated cabin fires with a smoke machine, firefighting, ditching and life raft training. You will have hands on instruction in the full-length cabin with business and economy class seating, fully operational galleys, cabin service equipment and PA system.

Graduates of this course have successfully gained employment with both regional and international airlines as cabin crew members. Students should also be fit and healthy in order to successfully complete the airlines emergency procedure training.

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.

Certificate III
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