Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)

Learn how to repair, overhaul, test and troubleshoot all manner of aircraft mechanical systems when you complete this qualification.

This may include the testing of equipment and ground support equipment and troubleshooting faults, use of computers to obtain maintenance data and to complete documentation, interpreting wiring diagrams and system schematics, removal and installation of aircraft components, and reading drawings relating to maintenance activities.

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics
National course code: MEA40718 | WA State ID: BDW1

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

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Are you looking for an in-demand career looking after the world's most advanced technology?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) you will be looking at an exciting career working on aircraft large and small as an aviation maintenance engineer. Aircraft maintenance is a key skills growth area and your qualifications are in demand worldwide.

The Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed by an appropriate organisation to study. Study plans can be created to take in streams including helicopter turbine, helicopter piston turbine, turbine fixed wing, turbine fixed wing structures, piston fixed wing pressure-328, helicopter piston-327, piston fixed wing pressure-401, turbine fixed wing turbo fan and piston fixed wing unpressurised. 

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

An aviation apprenticeship/traineeship offers opportunities for you to train, study and earn an income – combining time at work with training (either full-time, part-time or school-based). This is a great learning pathway that combines on the job training and formal training in a qualification delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
When you finish your aviation apprenticeship/traineeship, you’ll have a nationally-recognised qualification that can take you anywhere in Australia, one that’s held in high regard in many overseas countries as well.
Theory training is conducted via block release at the Aviation Australia campus in Jandakot, Western Australia. Training may also be conducted at other campuses if required.

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