ETI Course Catalogue
Diploma of Airport Management
About this Qualification
National Code: 52392
CRICOS Code: 074380D
TAFE ID: 4650
Duration: 1 year
Polytechnic West, Aerospace Training Centre, Jandakot
Intakes: February and July
This qualification has been designed in consultation with both Australian and international aviation industries, and provides you with a non flying professional career option within the air transport and commercial aviation industries.
You will develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to enhance opportunities for employment and promotion within the field of airport management. You will gain valuable industry exposure to airport/airline operations, and develop knowledge of airport systems and processes, coupled with airport operational subjects, such as human resource management, administration, public relations, airport planning and technical engineering. Graduates with this qualification have successfully gained employment with both regional and international airports and airlines.
To gain admission to this qualification you need to meet the minimum entry requirement equivalent to Australian Year 11 or:
- completion of a relevant qualification in another country assessed as being at least comparable to AQF Certificate IV
This qualification is designed for students who have a strong interest in aviation. Refer to the admission requirements for your country.
Diploma of Airport Management 52392 (1 year)
Associate Degree of Aviation (Management) (2 years)
Major Study Areas
- Airport planning
- Airport operations
- Airport systems
- Airport security
- Airport accident emergency procedures
- Marketing & public relations
How is this Qualification Taught?
- Practical exercises
- Self-directed study
- Class-based study will be conducted at the AeroSpace Training Centre facility at Jandakot Airport. There may be a requirement for attendance at lectures across other Polytechnic West campuses or industry facilities.
- Airline sales officer
- Airport management
- Aviation supervisor
- Customs and quarantine
- Aviation marketing
- Aviation public relations
- Ground service supervisor
- Airport operation supervisor
Students who have successfully completed the Diploma qualification will be eligible to apply for credit towards the Associate Degree of Aviation (Management) at Polytechnic West. Successful completion of the Associate Degree qualification will assist students to continue on to a university undergraduate degree.
Advanced standing will be offered but will vary from university to university.
Due to the remote location of the Jandakot Airport, it is recommended that students have their own personal transport. Bus services to the airport are available from Murdoch train station, however these are very limited (run three mornings and three evenings per week). Please check details with Transperth for the bus schedule as times and frequency may change.
Tuition: $12,500 per year
Resource fee: $500 per semester
- Uniform: $350 - this includes the required Polytechnic West dress shirt, black tie and pants. Purchase of black dress shoes will be the responsibility of each student.
- Text books and/or regulation manuals
N.B. Information on any additional costs will be provided at orientation.
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