Certificate IV in Aeronautical Life Support Equipment

MEA41119

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification applies to members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and to employees of civil Aviation Maintenance Organisations (AMOs) who work on the maintenance of aircraft and personal life support equipment and on the fabrication and maintenance of aircraft furnishings.

The unit typically applies to those who work independently or as part of a team under direct and/or indirect supervision, following set procedures and methods, requiring some discretion and judgement. They are responsible for the quality of their own outputs, and require a high level of analysis and risk assessment within familiar and unfamiliar contexts. High level communications skills are required when fitting individuals with items of personal life support equipment and when determining item fabrication requirements.

The qualification applies to workplaces that operate under the airworthiness regulatory systems of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Regulatory and licensing requirements associated with MEA units of competency required for this qualification must be met.

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 (Certificate IV).

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 (Certificate IV).

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 (Certificate IV).

Jobs

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

Technicians and Trades Workers

37.1%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers

27.3%

Machinery Operators and Drivers
Community and Personal Service Workers

10.6%

Community and Personal Service Workers

Industries

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

Transport, Postal and Warehousing

27.2%

Transport, Postal and Warehousing
Construction

14.9%

Construction
Mining

13.1%

Mining

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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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

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. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


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.


Aeroskills Career Pathway

Certificate IV in Aeronautical Life Support Equipment is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Aeroskills.


Stream

Avionics
Avionic Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering

Certificate III

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 Employment and Workplace Relations".



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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