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Study aviation at TAFE Queensland

Discover a career where you can take to the skies with a qualification in aviation. We've joined forces with leading aviation training providers including Aviation Australia, Townsville Flight Training, and Airwork Helicopters to offer industry-standard aviation courses. With our range of courses you could become a pilot, flight attendant, aircraft maintenance engineer or remote pilot. 

Our courses will provide you with the high-level skills you need to apply for industry licences including Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), CASA Remote Pilot Licence (RePL), as well as a range of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer licences. 

As a qualified aviation professional you'll unlock an exciting career in an industry with strong demand. There is a diverse range of career opportunities for qualified pilots including aerial photography, adventure tourism, agriculture, transport, emergency services, and journalism. With the continued increase in air travel in Australia and around the world the career outlook for both pilots and aircraft support staff is positive. 

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Career outcomes
  • Aircraft maintenance engineer
  • Aviation manager
  • Cabin crew staff 
  • Commercial aeroplane pilot
  • Commercial helicopter pilot
  • Pilot in command
  • Remote pilot
 
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Our partners 

Aviation Australia

TAFE Queensland has joined forces with Aviation Australia to deliver a range of aviation and aerospace courses throughout Queensland. Leveraging both organisations' collective size and expertise the partnership aims to establish Queensland as a major aviation hub by delivering specialist aviation training and strong educational pathways and outcomes for students. 

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Townsville Flight Training

The highly-experienced staff at Townsville Flight Training have a wealth of knowledge and experience and provide a high level of support to students. Your training will be based at Townsville Airport where you will have access to all classes of airspace. As the school is located in an international airport you will also have exposure to flying in larger cities. 

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Airwork Helicopters

Airwork Helicopters is widely regarded as one of the best helicopter pilot training facilities in Australia and is conveniently located at Caboolture Airport. The flight training school is outside of controlled airspace in a training area which means no wasted time waiting for air traffic clearances, no transiting to flight training areas, and more savings for you.

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News and events

Aviation Expo
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Brisbane Airport

2019 Aviation Expo

The largest event of its kind in Queensland, the Aviation Expo in Brisbane showcases the thriving aerospace industry, with a significant focus on aviation skills development, careers and employment opportunities.


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Townsville

Come fly with me

Most people dream about being able to fly, but only a lucky few turn that dream into reality. Find out what it's like to study aviation and become a helicopter pilot with TAFE Queensland. 


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10 reasons to study at TAFE Queensland

Deciding what you're going to do with your life is a huge decision and ultimately, the only person qualified to decide is you. Part of making that decision is investigating and evaluating your options, so we've put together the top 10 reasons why you should you study at TAFE Queensland.


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