Take your avionics career to the next level as you learn advanced technical skills and develop your ability as a supervisor. Gain industry recognised qualifications and work as a licensed aircraft mechanical engineer in this innovative industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Manage an avionic workshop environment
Troubleshoot advanced avionic issues
Plan and implement avionic activities
Calculate weight and balance
Work safely and sustainably
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience managing a workshop environment
Skills to troubleshoot advanced avionic issues
Confidence to plan and implement avionic activities
Skills in analytical and diagnostic problem-solving
Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Eligibility to apply for a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) B2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence
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
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Successfully completed the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics)
A genuine interest in the aviation industry and aircraft maintenance
Strong spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination
Reading, writing and maths skills at year 10 level
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:
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Avionics) inspect, test, align, repair and install aircraft electrical and avionic system components.
Other jobs include: Licensed aircraft mechanical engineer (LAME)
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. Upon graduation from this course, you will be eligible to apply for a B2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License through the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), which is required to work as a Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME).
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) 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 Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 32 Units of competency , including 8 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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