AVI50119 Diploma of Aviation [Aviation Management]

National ID
AVI50119
WA Course Code
BES4
CRICOS code
0101214
Person inside plane cockpit

Why choose this course?

If you want a career in aviation without leaving the ground, then this course will develop your skills and knowledge in ground operations to support commercial and defence aviation flight operations.

You will learn how to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills in a range of aerodrome and air transport operations including passenger, charter, cargo, emergency service and government operations.

This qualification will provide you with the expertise to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and responsibility in known or changing circumstances that may arise in the aviation industry. It includes content on the strategic planning of airlines, the coordination of accident emergency plans of aerodromes, audit techniques and the basics of aerodrome management involving legislation and safe aerodrome works.

It is important to be aware that the licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this course can vary between states and territories.

Compliance with these requirements may be required nationally and/or in various jurisdictions globally. International students should confirm requirements for their own circumstances before they commence this course to determine its suitability.

This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Aerospace Training Centre, located at the Jandakot Airport. You will have access to a fully equipped aircraft hangar facility which contains various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a number of aircraft including a Boeing 737.

Career opportunities

  • Aviation Manager
  • Operations Manager

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Your study options

Semester 2, 2023

At this campus
This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Aerospace Training Centre, located at the Jandakot Airport.  Students enrolled in this course have access to a fully equipped aircraft hangar facility, which contains various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a static aircraft.
Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $17,280
  • Resources fee: $1,530
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course.

Year 12
AVI50119 Diploma of Aviation [Aviation Management] - BES4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 24 units. These 24 are comprised of 10 core units and 14 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes
  • AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • AVIF0028 Manage aviation risk
  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • AVIF0043 Apply relevant laws and regulations to the operation of an aerodrome
  • AVIF0046 Facilitate an aerodrome emergency response
  • AVIL0002 Manage shifts, crewing and rostering activities in aviation
  • AVIL0006 Assess pavement concessions
  • AVIO0022 Undertake response action to an emergency or security threat
  • BSBAUD512 Lead quality audits
  • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBSTR802 Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation
  • PUAEMR013 Design emergency management exercises
  • TLIF0012 Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures
  • TLIL0004 Apply conflict and grievance resolution strategies

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written questioning assessments to show the student’s knowledge, projects that allow students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge, for example developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, preparing reports and practical demonstration of skills including role plays and computer based simulations which are used to demonstrate leadership, management of people performance, communications skills in meetings, decision making abilities, execution of operational plans, problem solving and making presentations to senior management.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, online publications, simulation software, PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to Hangar facilities and Jandakot airport used for simulated aviation environments, computer rooms, classroom facilities and a comprehensive online library.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

At this campus
This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Aerospace Training Centre, located at the Jandakot Airport.  Students enrolled in this course have access to a fully equipped aircraft hangar facility, which contains various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a static aircraft.
Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $17,280
  • Resources fee: $1,530
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course.

Year 12
AVI50119 Diploma of Aviation [Aviation Management] - BES4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 24 units. These 24 are comprised of 10 core units and 14 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes
  • AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • AVIF0028 Manage aviation risk
  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • AVIF0043 Apply relevant laws and regulations to the operation of an aerodrome
  • AVIF0046 Facilitate an aerodrome emergency response
  • AVIL0002 Manage shifts, crewing and rostering activities in aviation
  • AVIL0006 Assess pavement concessions
  • AVIO0022 Undertake response action to an emergency or security threat
  • BSBAUD512 Lead quality audits
  • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBSTR802 Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation
  • PUAEMR013 Design emergency management exercises
  • TLIF0012 Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures
  • TLIL0004 Apply conflict and grievance resolution strategies

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written questioning assessments to show the student’s knowledge, projects that allow students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge, for example developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, preparing reports and practical demonstration of skills including role plays and computer based simulations which are used to demonstrate leadership, management of people performance, communications skills in meetings, decision making abilities, execution of operational plans, problem solving and making presentations to senior management.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, online publications, simulation software, PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to Hangar facilities and Jandakot airport used for simulated aviation environments, computer rooms, classroom facilities and a comprehensive online library.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

At this campus
This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Aerospace Training Centre, located at the Jandakot Airport.  Students enrolled in this course have access to a fully equipped aircraft hangar facility, which contains various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a static aircraft.
Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $17,280
  • Resources fee: $1,530
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course.

Year 12
AVI50119 Diploma of Aviation [Aviation Management] - BES4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 24 units. These 24 are comprised of 10 core units and 14 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes
  • AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • AVIF0028 Manage aviation risk
  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • AVIF0043 Apply relevant laws and regulations to the operation of an aerodrome
  • AVIF0046 Facilitate an aerodrome emergency response
  • AVIL0002 Manage shifts, crewing and rostering activities in aviation
  • AVIL0006 Assess pavement concessions
  • AVIO0022 Undertake response action to an emergency or security threat
  • BSBAUD512 Lead quality audits
  • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBSTR802 Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation
  • PUAEMR013 Design emergency management exercises
  • TLIF0012 Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures
  • TLIL0004 Apply conflict and grievance resolution strategies

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written questioning assessments to show the student’s knowledge, projects that allow students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge, for example developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, preparing reports and practical demonstration of skills including role plays and computer based simulations which are used to demonstrate leadership, management of people performance, communications skills in meetings, decision making abilities, execution of operational plans, problem solving and making presentations to senior management.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, online publications, simulation software, PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to Hangar facilities and Jandakot airport used for simulated aviation environments, computer rooms, classroom facilities and a comprehensive online library.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

At this campus
This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Aerospace Training Centre, located at the Jandakot Airport.  Students enrolled in this course have access to a fully equipped aircraft hangar facility, which contains various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator and a static aircraft.
Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $17,280
  • Resources fee: $1,530
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course.

Year 12
AVI50119 Diploma of Aviation [Aviation Management] - BES4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 24 units. These 24 are comprised of 10 core units and 14 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes
  • AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • AVIF0028 Manage aviation risk
  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • AVIF0043 Apply relevant laws and regulations to the operation of an aerodrome
  • AVIF0046 Facilitate an aerodrome emergency response
  • AVIL0002 Manage shifts, crewing and rostering activities in aviation
  • AVIL0006 Assess pavement concessions
  • AVIO0022 Undertake response action to an emergency or security threat
  • BSBAUD512 Lead quality audits
  • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBSTR802 Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation
  • PUAEMR013 Design emergency management exercises
  • TLIF0012 Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures
  • TLIL0004 Apply conflict and grievance resolution strategies

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written questioning assessments to show the student’s knowledge, projects that allow students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge, for example developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, developing business documentation such as strategic plans, project plans and operational plans, preparing reports and practical demonstration of skills including role plays and computer based simulations which are used to demonstrate leadership, management of people performance, communications skills in meetings, decision making abilities, execution of operational plans, problem solving and making presentations to senior management.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, online publications, simulation software, PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to Hangar facilities and Jandakot airport used for simulated aviation environments, computer rooms, classroom facilities and a comprehensive online library.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

Last updated on November 30, 2022