Course Start Date
14 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Avionics) allows you to combine your passion for aviation and electronics to work as a recognised avionic mechanical engineer. Learn to test, diagnose and repair a range of avionic electrical systems, and keep Australia flying.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Perform scheduled inspections
- Diagnose faults and repair avionic systems
- Remove and install avionic systems
- Test and troubleshoot avionic systems
- Work in aviation workshops
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- An interest in technical details
- The ability to follow procedures and specifications and leave nothing to chance
- The ability to work well in a team and individually
- Analytical and diagnostic problem-solving skills
- The ability to show initiative and take on responsibility
- Good workplace and technical communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised accreditation to become a licenced aircraft mechanical engineer
- A strong pathway to further study in the Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) and subsequent qualifications to become a licenced aircraft maintenance engineer
- Aircraft mechanical engineer (AME) specialising in aircraft maintenance and electronics
- Licensed aircraft mechanical engineer (LAME)
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics)
- Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics)
This is a part-time day, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 5 days a week (in Block Release), for 4 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assessment preparation and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are employed with an Aeroskills Apprenticeship MEA40618 and have evidence of a signed Training Contract.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled as block attendance. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
PPE approximately $100 - $200, text books approximately $600
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|MEA118||Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environment|
|MEA148||Apply mathematics and physics in aviation maintenance|
|MEA154||Apply work health and safety practices in aviation maintenance|
|MEA155||Plan and organise aviation maintenance work activities|
|MEA156||Apply quality standards during aviation maintenance activities|
|MEA157||Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation|
|MEA158||Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance|
|MEA201||Remove and install miscellaneous aircraft electrical hardware/components|
|MEA246||Fabricate and/or repair aircraft electrical hardware or parts|
|MEA296||Use electrical test equipment in aviation maintenance activities|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEA107||Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications|
|MEA203||Remove and install advanced aircraft electrical system components|
|MEA206||Remove and install aircraft basic radio communication and navigation system components|
|MEA208||Remove and install aircraft pressurisation control system components|
|MEA213||Inspect, test and troubleshoot advanced aircraft instrument systems and components|
|MEA214||Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft basic communication and radio navigation systems and compone|
|MEA215||Inspect, test and troubleshoot advanced aircraft communications systems and components|
|MEA217||Inspect, test and troubleshoot fixed wing autopilot systems and components|
|MEA223||Inspect aircraft electrical systems and components|
|MEA224||Inspect aircraft instrument systems and components|
|MEA225||Inspect fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components|
|MEA226||Inspect aircraft electronic systems and components|
|MEA227||Test and troubleshoot aircraft electrical systems and components|
|MEA228||Test and troubleshoot aircraft instrument systems and components|
|MEA229||Test and troubleshoot aircraft radio frequency navigation and communications systems and components|
|MEA230||Test and troubleshoot fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components|
|MEA232||Test and troubleshoot aircraft pulse systems and components|
|MEA234||Inspect, test and troubleshoot aircraft global navigation systems and components|
|MEA261||Use electronic test equipment|
|MEA280||Inspect, test and troubleshoot flight management systems and components|
|MEA292||Remove and install advanced aircraft instrument system components|
|MEA293||Remove and install aircraft electronic system components|
|MEA301||Perform aircraft flight servicing|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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