Course Start Date
6.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
The nationally recognised Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) takes your career to the next level as you learn advanced technical skills and develop your ability as a supervisor. Completing this course helps you to work as a licensed aircraft mechanical engineer in this innovative industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Manage an avionic workshop environment
- Troubleshoot advanced avionic issues
- Plan and implement avionic activities
- Weight and balance calculations
- Work safely and sustainably
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- An interest in supervisory roles within the aviation industry
- Punctuality and initiative
- Analytical and diagnostic problem-solving skills
- Great interpersonal skills
- Good time management
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at diploma level
- 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
- Aircraft mechanical engineer (AME) specialising in electronics
- Licensed aircraft mechanical engineer (LAME)
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Aviation Maintenance Management (Avionics)
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 6.8 hours of class, over 5 days a week via block release.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including completion of your journal of industrial experience and achievement.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
The cohort of learners undertaking Diploma of Aeroskills (Avionics) are sponsored by the employing organisation, these organisations include Qantas, Jetstar, BAE systems and Fleet Helicopters, SIGMA Aerospace, Montane Air. After industry consultation with Qantas, Jetstar, BAE systems and Fleet Helicopters, SIGMA Aerospace and Montane Air it was determined that, this qualification would be applicable to learners employed within the aviation industry as apprentices or, an existing worker requiring qualification upgrade. These learners are required to conduct aircraft maintenance at an advanced level.
This course developed through extensive industry consultation with aviation organisations including QANTAS, Jetstar and BAE and Fleet Helicopters.
All learners have prior experience in the Aviation industry. The existing workers are currently working in the Aviation industry and currently performing maintenance, and seek to gain Recognition of Prior Learning and CASA licencing.
Some of the learners hold an aviation qualification, and the learners are undertaking this qualification as a requirement by their employer. These learners have experience in the aviation industry and have existing skills and knowledge.
Learners who enter as an apprentice and are supported by their employer to undertake the required skills and practice to complete the qualification in the allocated time. As an apprentice, TAFE NSW has regular communication with the employer to assist the apprentice if required.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this ocurse including:
- free tutorial support service
- easy computing online short course
- library resources
Every effort is made by TAFE NSW to ensure a successful outcome for enrolled learners.
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 on Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 3.00pm via block release. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.
Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.
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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
|MEA107||Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications|
|MEA111||Perform administrative processes to prepare for certification of civil aircraft maintenance|
|MEA112||Plan and implement civil aircraft maintenance activities|
|MEA113||Supervise civil aircraft maintenance activities and manage human resources in the workplace|
|MEA116||Apply work health and safety procedures at supervisor level in aviation maintenance|
|MEA118||Conduct self in the aviation maintenance environment|
|MEA142||Manage 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|
|MEA203||Remove and install advanced aircraft electrical system components|
|MEA206||Remove and install aircraft basic radio communication and navigation system components|
|MEA223||Inspect aircraft electrical systems and components|
|MEA224||Inspect aircraft instrument 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|
|MEA232||Test and troubleshoot aircraft pulse systems and components|
|MEA235||Perform advanced troubleshooting in aircraft avionic maintenance|
|MEA241||Perform aircraft weight and balance calculations as a result of modifications|
|MEA246||Fabricate and/or repair aircraft electrical hardware or parts|
|MEA292||Remove and install advanced aircraft instrument system components|
|MEA293||Remove and install aircraft electronic system components|
|MEA296||Use electrical test equipment in aviation maintenance activities|
|MEA301||Perform aircraft flight servicing|
|MSMENV472||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEA225||Inspect fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components|
|MEA230||Test and troubleshoot fixed wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components|
|MEA231||Inspect, test and troubleshoot rotary wing aircraft automatic flight control systems and components|
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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