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Why Study a Diploma of Aviation Management?

Course Overview

  • This qualification reflects the roles of aviation management personnel performing ground operations duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations.

    Aviation management duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge in support of a wide range of aerodrome and air transport operations, including passenger, charter, cargo, emergency service and government operations.

    Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts within broad but established parameters.

    Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states and territories. Compliance with these requirements may be required nationally and/or in various jurisdictions.

    Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

Course Units

  • Code  Title  Core  Elec 
    AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes X
    AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes X
    AVIF0028 Manage aviation risk X
    AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation X
    BSBADM502 Manage meetings X
    BSBAUD501 Initiate a quality audit X
    BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence X
    BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships X
    BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan X
    BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness X
    BSBCUS501  Manage quality customer service X
    BSBHRM506  Manage recruitment selection and induction processes X
    BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning X
    BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system X
    BSBMGT502 Manage people performance X
    BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability X
    BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace X
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development X
    BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement X
    BSBAUD503 Lead a quality audit X
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk Other
    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Other
    BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix Other
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk Other
    Note: This list is indicative only and is subject to change without notice. Actual units delivered at the discretion of the Head of School. Prerequisites may apply to some units.

Career Outcomes

  • This qualification reflects the roles of aviation managerial and supervisory personnel in support of commercial or government aviation operations. Career outcomes from this course could include:

    – Airport Supervisory roles

    – Aerodrome Manager

    – Aviation Manager

    – Business Manager

    – Operations Manager

    – Safety Manager

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake:

    Hobart Intake: Not Currently Available
    Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but our specific course entry requirements are:


    – Australian Year 12 high school certificate or equivalent

    – Basic computer skills


    English (International student only)

    – IELTS score of 6.0 (academic) or equivalent with no band score below 5.5

Tuition Fees

  • Domestic (Australian Student) Tuition Fees:

    – $9,000


    International Student Tuition Fees:

    – $10,000

    NOTE: Fees are payable in instalments. Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.


    – online and text book theory training and resources

    – equipment and resources

    – 3 days per week

    – student visa available



University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:
Name of UniversityDegreeCreditsCredit Type
Griffith UniversityBachelor of Aviation Management40cpOfficial Packaged
Griffith UniversityBachelor of Aviation Management120cp (5yr Exp)Official Packaged
Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business40Official Non-Packaged
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)Bachelor of Business Major in Aviation Management4Official Non-Packaged

Ready to study?


    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with your local aviation authority to ensure that you understand the cost and procedure for converting your overseas aviation qualifications upon your return home.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form is located on the Airline Academy website here:


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