Become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with Aviation Australia

Your career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer takes off today thanks to this one of a kind multiple award AME program at Aviation Australia!

Why study at Aviation Australia?

EASA approved qualifications

Aviation Australia holds an EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) part 147 approval which allows students to graduate with an EASA Certificate of Recognition for the purpose of licensing as well as a Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering for the purpose of transitioning to a Bachelor Degree.

EASA sets the world standards for rules, guidelines and environmental aspects in civil aviation.

Unrivalled Practical Experience

Practical consolidation and maintenance training occurs in-house at the Aviation Australia’s Technical Training Centre, which is located within the Brisbane Airport Precinct. You will be exposed to daily operations and training based on industry standards while developing technical skills which will be the foundation of your career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. Aviation Australia’s instructors come from civil and / or military backgrounds with industry experience in Australia and overseas.

Aviation Australia is a Queensland Government established organisation and the only registered provider delivering this unique AME program to International applicants.


EASA approved Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Mechanical (B1) (094988F) OR Avionics (B2) (094987G)

Open to:

Domestic & International Applicants


90 weeks (includes 1164 hours of practical training)


Brisbane – Aviation Australia’s Headquarter, Brisbane Airport Precinct


AUD $52,500*

Next course starts:

26 April 2022 (enrolments close by 15 March 2022)

Study mode:

Full time on campus

  • EASA Certificate of Recognition (B1 OR B2)
  • Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (B1 OR B2)

*Payment plans available. Price may differ upon visa and citizenship status.

Why become an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?

  • Well paid job outcomes for a global qualification, especially if you become licensed
  • Jobs are in demand worldwide
  • Work anywhere in the world
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Work with the latest technology
  • Use hands-on skills
  • Work in a team environment

English Language Proficiency:
Academic IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) with no sub band score less than 5.0. Aviation Australia accepts these approved English language equivalent tests. Testing must have been completed within 2 years from the enrolment application date.

Academic Suitability:
Evidence of completion of Year 12 or equivalent, with a pass in Mathematics (at minimum Year 10 or equivalent). Where an applicant does not meet these requirements, Aviation Australia may consider sufficient relevant work experience (documented via a resume and referees) and/or a successfully completed higher level qualification that demonstrates academic suitability. Aviation Australia uses these equivalent international education achievement levels.

Minimum of 17 years of age:
Applicants under the age of 18 may be accepted where it is demonstrated they will be under approved guardianship arrangements. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs – Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Additional assessment requirements:
Some countries may require additional assessment requirements, such as a higher IELTS level and/or student interview. You will be advised upon application if further details are required.

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Assessment:
Applicants must provide a Genuine Temporary Entrant statement. This must be fully completed by the applicant in their own words and writing, and will be assessed by the Australian Government to ensure applicants meet the GTE requirement.

Current Valid Passport:
Passport must be current and valid for at least 6 months from the course commencement date.

NOTE: All documentation supplied must be certified and translated (in full) to English. Don’t worry, an agent can assist you with your application.

Accelerator Program: apply for our packaged option with CQUniversity

Aviation Australia and CQUniversity Australia have partnered to deliver Australia's first multiple awards in aircraft maintenance with two unique majors in Avionics and Mechanical. Maximize your employment prospects and career progression by graduating with multiple qualifications from two reputable training and education providers.


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