Owned by the Queensland Government and located at Brisbane International Airport, Aviation Australia conducts specialized courses in aviation maintenance engineering and flight attending (Cabin Crew). Current industry clients include Qantas, Virgin Blue, Boeing, Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand and many more. This is a professional training centre used by major airlines for staff training.
From 2007, Aviation Australia opened their Aircraft Engineering Training Centre to international students who are interested in gaining a professional industry qualification as an aircraft maintenance engineer. Training is conducted by experienced industry instructors and includes practical experience working on a range of on-campus aircraft including an operational Boeing 727. Training conforms to EASA standard and covers the theoretical component of the internationally recognized B1 and B2 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's License.
Aircraft Engineering Course Info
Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Mechanical B1.1 (EASA Part 66 Course)
Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Avionics B2 (EASA Part 66 Course)
Dual Diploma B1.1 + B2
Approximately 1.5 years for Single Diploma to 2 years for Dual Diploma
A$49,500 for Single Diploma and A$59,000 for Dual Diploma.
Installments plan is available.
18 years or older
SPM or O/A Levels equivalent. Forecast results can be accepted
IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score below 5.0 or certification from an approved English pathway program
Valid international passport
Graduate Outcome & Employments
Upon graduation from Aviation Australia, students will have completed all of the theoretical components of the relevant EASA license as well as 600 hours of practical on the job training. Single DAME B1: 1581 theory 651 practical; Diploma (or Dual Diploma) of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and an EASA Certificate of Examination Completion.
EASA Part 145 work experience - reduces the time required before you can apply for the EASA License to only 2 years.
In the near future graduates will be given the opportunity to apply for Aviation Australia's internship program in order to gain employment in Australia. This program which is currently under trial, utilizes the 442 Occupational Trainee visa (http://www.immi.gov.au/students/sponsored/otv/) and employment is arranged through Aviation Australia's Employment Services division.
Aviation Australia cannot "guarantee" employment or a place in the program as positions are dependent on employers' needs and number of applicants in each group of graduates.
Accomodation & Meals
To ensure you receive the maximum benefit out of our training, our team can assist you with an affordable accommodation options (including homestays).
Will be arranged by IGHE
Aviation Australia’s aircraft maintenance engineering and cabin crew training facilities are located at Brisbane International Airport, a major aviation hub in the Asia Pacific region.