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An exciting aviation future

Do you love to fly? Do you have strong technical skills and remain calm under pressure? Studying aviation at Sydney TAFE means you have nationally recognised training to learn from the best so you can launch your career into the sky.

You could become a charter pilot, helicopter pilot, air traffic controller or operations manager. Whatever role you take, aviation demands strong communication skills, organisation and great judgement. In the civil, military or commercial aviation industries, you have a career full of travel that can last you a lifetime.

With Sydney TAFE, the sky’s no limit

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your aviation career.

  • Leaving school? Study with state-of-the-art equipment as you learn what you need to know to launch your aviation career.
  • Launching your career? Learn from industry professional in dedicated training facilities.
  • Time for a change? Study full-time or part-time in paid employment and earn your pilot’s license.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

So if you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options.

Taking off from Sydney TAFE to a degree

Create your own pathway from short courses in basic aeronautical knowledge through to a commercial pilot license at Sydney TAFE. You may also be able to gain credit from your Sydney TAFE studies to a range of related degrees.

Takeoff to new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other courses. It just depends on your own career goals.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Further Study, HSC and Higher Education Preparation
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Metal and Engineering Trades
  • Photography
  • Tourism and Events

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Industry partners include:

  • Sydney Flight College

  • Bankstown Airport

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment; myfuture.gov.au

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