Engineering & Maintenance

CAREERS INCLUDE AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, AEROSPACE, ELECTRICAL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING and more...

On the job training & certifications for specialist areas

Once you meet the minimum qualifications it all comes down to experience. Working for Airlines, the Defence Force or within General Aviation, on the job training and certifications for specialist areas is the best way to achieve this.

University

  • Entry Requirements: Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assistance: Govt fee assistance usually available

All major universities offer Engineering degrees with different areas of specialisation. You can also complete a generalist Engineering degree to give you broader employment options.

TAFE

  • Entry Requirements: Nil Entry requirements
  • Assistance: Government fee assistance usually available

TAFE offers a wide range of Engineering study options with different areas of specialisation. If you’re interested in aircraft maintenance TAFE offer a Certificate II in Aeroskills as a pre-apprenticeship course and a Certificate IV in Aeroskills for those employed by an aviation maintenance employer. Certificates I, II, III & IV, diplomas and advanced diplomas are all available.

On the job

  • Entry Requirements: Year 10 or equivalent

On-the-job training with established companies is the most common way to gain Aircraft Maintenance and Aircraft Mechanic qualifications.

Supported by the Australian Government under the Women in the Aviation Industry Initiative