National code: MEA20418

Certificate II in Aeroskills

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Overview About this course

Launch your studies in the avionics industry and learn the entry-level skills needed in aviation maintenance workshops. Gain insight from industry-experienced teachers to ensure planes fly smoothly and safely, and have the opportunity to achieve credits towards higher level qualifications.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Work on aircraft to remove, install, inspect and test various systems and mechanical components

  • Interpret aviation maintenance manuals

  • Complete repairs on limited structural components

  • Work safely and sustainably in an aviation maintenance environment

  • Fabricate aircraft electrical looms and harnesses

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Experience working on real aircraft components at your TAFE NSW campus

  • Skills to work safely and sustainably in the industry

  • Industry experience working with a variety of aircraft

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • English and maths skills at a Year 10 or equivalent level

  • The ability to work as part of a team

  • Spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination

  • Some experience in handling tools and equipment

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).

    97%

  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    1,400 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    33 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.

    $1,600

  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    43 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    Medium

  • Gender share

    5% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Stable

Other jobs include: Aircraft line maintenance worker, Aircraft maintenance engineer (structures), Aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) and Aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate II in Aeroskills does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate II in Aeroskills does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Aeroskills qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 8 core and 4 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Apply self in the aviation maintenance environment MEA117

  • Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activities MEA155

  • Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications MEA107

  • Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance MEA158

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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