Become an aircraft mechanical engineer and help Australia fly safely in this hands-on course. Learn a range of electrical system processes for commercial, private, domestic and international aircraft, and gain exposure into the dynamic avionics industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Work on a range of real decommissioned aircrafts
Assess a variety of aircraft in a workplace setting
Practise under the supervision of a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer
Perform safe and sustainable avionic maintenance industry practices
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Confidence to service real decommissioned aircraft in a simulated workplace
Skills to solve and communicate key avionics challenges and issues
Learn under a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer
Knowledge to understand the latest in safe and sustainable avionic maintenance practice
A strong pathway to further study in the Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) and subsequent qualifications to become a licenced aircraft maintenance engineer
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship
This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship
Enquire today to discuss your eligibility
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
An Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A genuine interest in the aviation industry and aircraft maintenance
Literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 level
Strong spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
An Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC), is required for workers who want to be employed in the avionics industry. You will need this to complete work as an apprentice.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) (Aircraft Maintenance Stream) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) (Aircraft Maintenance Stream) does not have any related courses.
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.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) (Aircraft Maintenance Stream) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 25 Units of competency , including 12 core and 13 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.
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