Automotive and Aircraft Maintenance

Drive your career in the right direction with a course in the automotive trades.

Or take your career to new heights with a course in aircraft maintenance!


The automotive and aircraft maintenance industries offer a broad and diverse range of careers that provide local, national and international career paths. In the automotive industry you could work as a motor mechanic, panel beater or auto electrician, or specialise in electrical systems, body work, engine systems or heavy vehicle machinery.

A career in aircraft maintenance and engineering could see you working on civil and military aircraft, using technical knowledge to diagnose and resolve problems.

Automotive, Aircraft Maintenance

Automotive trades

Did you know...

  • Automotive student in workshop with car up on hoist.The automotive industry contributes $38 .4 billion a year to the Australian economy bringing with it a wealth of opportunities for skilled mechanics and automotive technicians.
  • The automotive retail, service and repair sector is by far the largest component within the Australian automotive industry, accounting for 87% of employment. Over the next three years, the number of job openings for motor mechanics is expected to be high.
Source:  Auto Skills Australia and www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

Why study with TAFE SWSi

Get the skills you need from experienced teachers delivering training using the latest techniques and specialised equipment.


 

What we offer:

We offer a range of Automotive courses in the following areas:
  • Specialist, light and heavy vehicles
  • Air conditioning
  • Alternative fuel technology including hybrid and LPG
  • EUI Injection tuning
  • Mobile plant technology
  • Servicing rotary, hybrid, LPG engines
  • Forklift Technology
  • Diesel fuel technology
  • Steering and suspension and
  • Diesel engine technology

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.
Aircraft maintenance engineering

Did you know...

  • Aeroskills training. Man sitting in a helicopter simulatorTAFE SWSi is one of the largest trainers of non-military aircraft engineers in Australia and has a specialist aeroskills centre located at Padstow College.
  • TAFE SWSi has a helicopter simulator - one of only a few in Australia.
Source:  Auto Skills Australia and www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

You will learn from industry-expert trainers and benefit from state-of-the-art training facilities and specialist equipment including:
  • Elite Model TH-350 Synthetic Flight Trainer, simulating King Air 200 turbo prop aircraft and Squirrel helicopters
  • Laboratories for aircraft navigation and electronic test equipment
  • High frequency aircraft navigation and communications equipment
  • Training boards
  • Gas turbine engine cockpit simulator.

What we offer:

TAFE SWSi deliver training in aeroskills to the most rigorous safety standards in:
  • Avionics
  • Mechanical
  • Structures
  • Composite materials and
  • Aircraft surface finishing

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.