Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control)

AVI50115

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Description

This is a specialist qualification for Air Traffic Controllers in the Australian aviation industry.

Graduates at this level will have technical and theoretical knowledge in aviation and air traffic control (ATC).

Graduates at this level will also have a broad range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:

  • analyse information to complete a range of activities
  • provide and transmit solutions to sometimes complex problems
  • transmit information and skills to others
  • support others to develop aviation and ATC skills.
  • Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters.

    Work in civilian air traffic environments must be carried out in compliance with the relevant air traffic services Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regulatory requirements and national operating standards.

    This qualification is aligned to the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations CASR Part 65 Manual of Standards (MOS) ATC licencing requirements. Personnel seeking certification as an Air Traffic Controller are to apply to CASA in accordance with existing licencing procedures.

    Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

    Occupations include:

    Aerodrome Controllers

    Enroute Controllers

    Approach Controllers.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    30.3%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    28.3%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    8.6%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    21.8%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Mining

    14.4%

    Mining
    Construction

    10.7%

    Construction

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Aviation Career Pathway

    Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control) is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Aviation.


    Stream

    Air Traffic Control

    Certificate II

    Certificate III

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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