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Your future as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer starts 
with world-class training at Aviation Australia!

If you’re interested in becoming an aircraft maintenance engineer and building a career ensuring aircraft are ready for flight, then this is the course for you.

Why study at Aviation Australia?

International Qualifications
Aviation Australia’s Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering training is approved and recognised by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for the purposes of aircraft maintenance engineer licensing.

EASA sets the world standard for aircraft maintenance engineering, allowing Aviation Australia graduates to pursue careers in aircraft maintenance around the globe.

Unrivalled Practical Experience
Practical training occurs in Aviation Australia’s Technical Training Centre. You will learn and develop your technical skills by performing actual maintenance tasks on real aircraft. When you complete this course, you will only have to do two years of On The Job Training to get your licence, instead of the usual five years.

Currently, Aviation Australia is the only CRICOS provider delivering this course in Australia.


Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Mechanical (TB1) 11064NAT

Open to:

Domestic & International Students




90 weeks


Brisbane – International Airport Precinct


AUD $52,500*

Next course starts:

26 April 2022

*Payment plans available. Malaysia Twinning Program Course Cost: $43,950

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.

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