What can I do with a Degree in Aviation? Bachelor of Aviation (Management) (M056N) Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment, Swinburne University of Technology, 2009 Page 1 1 January 2010 BACHELOR OF AVIATION (MANAGEMENT) (M056N) For entry and admission requirements for Bachelor of Aviation (Management) go to the Swinburne website www.swinburne.edu.au and click on the Courses toolbar. What can I do with this degree?
Contrary to popular belief, the bulk of careers in the Aviation industry are in areas other than Flight Crew. Swinburne 9s Aviat ion Management courses are aimed at the training and education of future professional managers with the air transportation industry, in particular those aspiring to leadership roles in airline and airport operations, technical management, regulatory authorities and similar organisations. Aviation Managers work with : Managers Pilots Medical, rescue, emergency services Planners Flight operations Graduates may be employed as: Aviation Security Officers Air Safety Investigators Air Worthiness Inspectors Alliance Coordinators Human Factors and Analysis Officers Past graduates have developed careers in a diverse range of specialist areas in airlines, airports, regulatory authorities and associated organizations including : Commercial Management Network planning, Revenue management, Sales & Marketing Safety & Compliance Management Compliance Documentation, Quality Assurance, Security, ... more. less.
Safety Management, Risk Management, Regulatory Affairs Airports & Ground Operations Airport & Facilities Planning, Ramp Operations & Baggage Services, Network Performance, Aircraft Coordination Flight Operations Crew Management, Operational Support, Training, Performance & Testing Network Operations Flight Planning, Resource Planning, Flight Planning, Crewing & Rostering, Aircraft Control, Maintenance Support Engineering & Maintenance Aircraft Configuration, Technical Library & Records, Maintenance Planning, Supply & Logistics Passenger Services Passenger Relations, Cabin Standards, Cabin Crew Management, Catering & Cleaning, Training Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 2 Examples of where you may find employment: Airline management Airline flight operations Airline ground operations Airport management Airport operation Airport planning Aviation consultancy firms Aviation charter firms Air services Aviation regulatory and safety services Aviation safety authorities What industry do Engineering graduates work in?<br><br> Private 88.9% Government 7.7% Education 1.4% Other 1.2% Health 0.9% Source: www.gradsonline.com.au The skills and attributes required by Bachelor of Aviation (Management) graduates: In addition to a degree, employers look for: Good communication skills Good presentation skills Ability to build rapport with clients Ability to analyse and solve problems Good organisational skills Professional and ethical employees Excellent numeracy skills Attention to detail and accuracy The ability to work independently Swinburne Graduate Attributes Bachelor of Aviation (Management) graduates will potentially be: Entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace, or community Capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas Able to operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations Adaptable and able to manage change Aware of environments in which they will be contributing What do Engineering graduates do after finishing their courses? Source: www.gradsonline.com.au Working 91.4% Studying 8.6% Searching 10.8% (Please note: these figures include combinations of activities ie graduates who are searching for employment whilst also undertaking postgraduate studies) Job Prospects for Air Transport graduates Job Prospects for Air Transport professional are GOOD Employment growth for Air Transport Professionals to 2012-13 is expected to be STRONG. Employment in this small occupation (8,900 in August 2008) fell in the past five years, and in the long-term (ten years), but with small occupations employment estimates can fluctuate.<br><br> Air Transport Professionals have an above average proportion of full-time jobs (80 per cent). For Air Transport Professionals working full-time, average weekly hours are 39.5 (compared to 41.8 for all occupations) and earnings are high - in the tenth decile. Unemployment for Air Transport Professionals is above average.<br><br> Air Transport Professionals are employed across several industries including: Transport, Postal and Warehousing; Public Administration and Safety; Education and Training; and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing. The vacancy level for Air Transport Professionals is LOW. Vacancies arising from job changing (Air Transport Professionals changing employers) are expected to provide 57 per cent of vacancies, compared with 23 per cent from job openings (Air Transport Professionals leaving the occupation) and 19.9 per cent from new jobs (employment growth for Air Transport Professionals).<br><br> The industries employing Air Transport Professionals have below average employment growth prospects. Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 3 Source: Australian Government job search http://jobsearch.gov.au/Careers Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 4 Air Transport Professionals Weekly Earnings (full time and before tax) The graph shows weekly earnings both total and full-time - before tax - for workers of all ages for this occupation, compared with all occupations and the broad occupational group. These figures cannot be used in determining a particular wage rate or as a indication of what a particular person will earn in that job Source: Australian Government job search www.jobsearch.gov.au/Careers Potential Employers Aerocare http://www.aerocare.com.au/Employ ment.192.0.html Department of Transport and Regional Services www.dotars.gov.au Oxford Aviation Academy www.oaa.com AirBiz www.airbiz.aero/careers.html DHL www.dhl.com.au/publish/au/en/careers.<br><br> high.html Qantas Airways http://careers.qantas.com.au Airservices Australia www.airservicesaustralia.com/career s/default.asp Air South Charter www.airsouth.com.au Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd http://www.has.com.hk/en/careers.php Rex Airlines www.rex.com.au/Jobs/JobList.aspx Australian Transport Safety Bureau www.atsb.gov.au/about_atsb/employ ment.aspx Execujet Aviation Group www.execujet.net/en/aboutus/vacancie s.aspx Skippers Aviation www.skippers.com.au/careers Australian Wings Academy www.australianwingsacademy.com Jetstar www.jetstar.com SkyTans www.skytrans.com.au/careers.html Boeing Australia www.boeing.com.au/ViewContent.do ?id=36822&aContent=Employment National Jet www.bfound.net/login.aspx?applyTo=n one&CoId=267 Tiger Airways www.tigerairways.com Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) www.casa.gov.au/jobs Oceania Aviation www.oceaniaaviation.com.au/careeropp ortunities/tabid/71/Default.aspx Virgin Blue Airlines www.vaustralia.com.au Cobham Flight Operations and Services www.bfound.net/login.aspx?applyTo =none&CoId=267 Orient Star Transport International Ltd www.orientstargroup.com Department of Defence www.defence.gov.au/header/careers .htm Ozjet www.ozjet.com.au/employ.aspx Recruitment Agencies that may have positions for Air Transport graduates AC People www.acpeople.com.au Dorothy Farmer Personnel www.dfp.com.au RD Collins & Associates www.rdcollins.com.au/positions_vacant Aviation Labour Group www.aviationlabour.com.au Forstaff Aviation www.forstaffaviation.com/main.asp Ready Workforce www.readyworkforce.com.au Aviation Solutions Korr Tuckwell Recruitment Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 5 http://www.aviationsolutions.com.au/recruitment- introduction.html www.korr.com.au www.tuckwell.com.au Bayside Group www.baysidegrp.com.au Macro Recruitment www.macrorecruitment.com.au Additional general employment sites: www.alljobs.com.au www.careerone.com.au www.graduateopportunities.com www.jobsearch.com.au www.jobsearch.gov.au www.mycareer.com.au www.myfuture.edu.au www.seek.com.au www.unigrad.com.au Professional Associations Professional associations may conduct conferences, seminars, presentations and social functions to help members keep abreast of current practices and for networking purposes. For students, these events can be an excellent source of contacts and relevant information. Membership is usually open to students at a reduced rate.<br><br> Aeroclub - www.aeroclub.com.au Airservices Australia - www.airservicesaustralia.com Australian Transport Safety Bureau - www.atsb.gov.au Civil Aviation Safety Authority (VIC) - www.casa.gov.au Postgraduate study options: Postgraduate programs for Aviation students are offered by coursework and by research at Swinburne University in Management and Human Factors. Programs are offered as a nested suite, offering students that opportunity to exit at the graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master stage. Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting) (MF90N) From 2009 students undertaking the Bachelor of Aviation or Bachelor of Aviation / Bachelor of Commerce programs will be able to concurrently undertake flying training by enrolling in the Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting).<br><br> The Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting) encompasses flying training to a Commercial Pilot Licence CPL(A) with a single engine command instrument rating, with elective training covering Multi Crew Cooperation, Multi Engine Gas Turbine Type Rating, and Flight Instructor Rating. Students who elect to undertake the Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting) must be concurrently enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation or Bachelor of Aviation / Bachelor of Business. Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Human Factors) (MO94N) Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Human Factors) (MO95N) Master of Aviation (Human Factors) (MO96N) * This course will replace the Master of Technology (Aviation Human Factors) from 2009 This program provides students with the skills necessary to design and implement human factors programs within the aviation industry.<br><br> It also provides insight into management of the air transportation industry and a deep understanding of multiple facets of human factors training and its application to the aviation industry. Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Management) (MF94N) Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Management) (MF95N) Master of Aviation (Management) (MF96N) * This course will replace the Master of Technology (Air Transport Management) from 2009 The program aims to provide students with the necessary skills in the field of air transportation management within the aviation industry. It will provide insight into the multiple facets of management and its application in air transportation.<br><br> The program has been developed in partnership with the aviation industry. A full listing of all postgraduate courses offered by Swinburne is available at: www.swinburne.edu.au/postgrad/courses/ Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 6 What help does Careers and Employment offer? www.swinburne.edu.au/careers Career Counselling for Students Career Seminars Career Resource Library Interactive Programs Voluntary Work Experience Program SwinEmploy offers the following resources: All job offers for graduate placements, casual, vacation, part-time and full-time employment Links to employer websites Enables students to book online for events such as workshops, employer information sessions and interviews Access to Going Global (Over 10,000 job vacancies listed across Europe, Asia-Pacific, UK, US.<br><br> Global key employer directories, work permits & visa regulations, country specific cultural & interviewing advice & more) Download Careers and Employment job search handouts Addressing Selection Criteria Assessment Centres Cover Letters or Letters of Application Curriculum Vitae or Resume Interviews - How to Plan, Prepare and Perform Informational Interviewing Job Hunting Networking: What Is It and How Do You Do It? Online Applications Psychometric Tests Skills and Attributes Thinking About Changing Your Course? This material has been produced from the Graduate Destinations Survey, Swinburne University and Graduate Careers Council of Australia material, Graduate Opportunties, Australian Job Search, The Job Guide, Professional Associations and Careers and Employment research.<br><br> ADVERTISEMENT EXAMPLES A Career with Us We offer a fun, challenging, and rewarding career in the exciting world of aviation. In 2010 we aim to recruit up to 15 Graduates across our organisation. The aim of our Graduate Program is to instil organisational knowledge and develop individuals to be future leaders.<br><br> The Program is undertaken over a 1 year period with 4 rotations of 3 months each across any of our business groups. These are assigned on a preference based system. You will be able to indicate your preference from the following groups: " Air Traffic Control (Support) " Safety and Environment " Technology and Asset Services " People & Change " Audit & Assurance " Finance " Corporate and International Affairs At the completion of the Program, you will be placed in the group you specify interest in at the application stage.<br><br> Careers & Employment Swinburne Place West Building, Ground Floor Wakefield Street, Hawthorn Telephone: 9214 5360 Email: email@example.com Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 7 Expression of Interest - Ground Operations Are you interested in Ground Operations activities such as the day-to-day shift management of operational and reservation matters, dispatch of charter flights, passenger check in and liaison with charter clients, customers and flight crew? Our Ground Operations teams are located in Perth and Adelaide. Our people in these teams are hard working and client focused.<br><br> These positions require a mixture of outdoors and office work. Can you offer? " Excellent customer service skills " Strong time management and organisation skills " Demonstrable ability to work autonomously in a team environment " Experience in aircraft ground handling and supporting infrastructure If this sounds like you please register your interest now!<br><br> Graduate Program 2011 As a successful university graduate who continually strives for excellence within a team environment, the Qantas Graduate Program will offer you a two-year accelerated learning and development experience involving a breadth of skills, knowledge, and networks across the Qantas Group. As a result of this unique exposure you will gain valuable knowledge not only of your specific area of interest, but of the global and domestic aviation industry and the diversity of opportunities Qantas has to offer. Hear From Our Current Graduates Flash Player Required This page requires Flash version 9 or higher.<br><br> Click the link below to download the latest Adobe Flash player. This is a free download. Download cI have been extremely happy on the graduate program.<br><br> Coming into my final rotation I believe I have developed a broad set of skills that will equip me well when I graduate from the program. The support provided by the program, managers and the company is exemplary. In turn, I believe Qantas have a talented pipeline of future managers with a great knowledge of the company and a broad set of skills. d Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 8 - Rebecca, Corporate Graduate 2007 Program Pre-register your interest now Fill out a simple form and we will do the rest.<br><br> You can opt to receive SMS updates, and we will contact you in 2010 when our formal application process begins. Register your interest What do you need? You will have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and have achieved a credit average in a general or specialist degree.<br><br> For our program in 2010, we recruited graduates into the following streams Corporate With a generalist degree you will work across our flying and non-flying business units in a range of disciplines including marketing, sales, strategy, business improvement, pricing and yield, network planning and government and international relations. Finance You will have an accounting degree and work in a range of corporate and divisional functions including financial and management accounting, treasury, performance planning and reporting, taxation, financial modelling and business analysis, management reporting, planning and forecasting and financial control. Information Technology You will have an IT related degree and experience a true blend of business and IT encompassing managed services, business relationship management, architecture and planning and governance.<br><br> Program Framework As part of the program you will have the support of a Stream Manager who will oversee your development and rotations throughout the various business units in consultation with our business leaders. We will aim to align your interests and skills with the business opportunities available in the Qantas Group to help broaden your skills, knowledge and networks necessary for a successful career path. Find out more about the Graduate Development Program Safety and Compliance Coordinator- Aero-Care Flight Support " Looking for a challenging and Rewarding role in an exciting industry?<br><br> " Based in Brisbane, Queensland (Head Office) " Permanent / Full-time Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 9 Overview Aero-Care Flight Support is Australia's largest independent provider of complete ground handling solutions for airlines with operations throughout Australia. We are seeking a suitably skilled person to fill the position of Safety and Compliance Coordinator. This is a very demanding position that requires a high degree of flexibility and dedication from the successful applicant, and will involve regular travel assignments around Australia.<br><br> Position Summary The Safety and Compliance Coordinator position provides for an emphasis on organisational and operational compliance across Aero-Care's sixteen airports. Reporting to the Aero-Care Safety and Compliance Manager, the incumbent will be involved in a range of activities to promote Aero- Care as Australia's most professional aviation ground handling provider. Responsibilities " Demonstrate leadership, decision-making and organisational skills to efficiently and effectively meet compliance performance requirements " Perform safety and compliance audits of Aero-Care airport operations " Research, develop, draft and review operational policies and procedures to comply with client, company and legislative requirements " Ensure accurate records are maintained in relation to audit, hazard identification, risk assessments and operational incidents " Investigate operational incidents as required " Monitor incident and occurrence trends " Provide safety and compliance management guidance to Aero-Care airport operations " Proactively identify operational performance opportunities, recommend and implement corrective actions " Assist airport operations with corrective actions " Represent Aero-Care to both Aero-Care's clients and suppliers " Liaise with regulatory authorities as required " Identify ways to improve quality, safety and compliance Knowledge, Skills and Attributes (Essential) " Working knowledge of Australian aviation regulations, and airport and airline operational policies and procedures " Advanced skills with MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint end e-mail " Superior observational skills and attention to detail " Excellent written and oral powers of expression and communication " Ability to influence, mentor and coach team members in the pursuit of safety and compliance improvement initiatives " Highly developed analytical, organisational and time-management skills " Drive and commitment with a sense of drive and commitment " Ability to work with minimal direction, displaying initiative and self motivation Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 10 " Knowledge, Skills and Attributes (Desirable) " Experience and/or certification in conducting quality and safety audits " Previous management/supervision experience in the aviation industry (airport operations) " Qualifications (or progress towards a qualification) in Occupational Health & Safety Special Requirements " The ability to undertake regular interstate (and occasional overseas) travel " The ability to pass a Federal security clearance to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) NOTE - Applications must address the required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes, and be supported with evidence where possible.<br><br> Applications close Monday 18th January 2010, and are to be made attention to Mr. Dean Bell, Manager - Safety and Compliance Dean Bell, Manager - Safety and Compliance Aero-Care Flight Support www.aerocare.com.au/employment Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. AIRPORT ASSISTANT OPERATIONS MANAGER Voyages Ayers Rock Resort is an award winning resort in the Northern Territory, offering experiential tourism opportunities.<br><br> We are currently recruiting for an experienced and enthusiastic Airport Assistant Manager. The successful applicants will be required to: " Plan and implement cost effective programs to ensure aerodrome airside infrastructure meet nominated standards " Plan and implement maintenance programs for airport terminal infrastructure " Regulatory requirements as set-down in the AM " Manage the activities of Airport Operations staff in co-ordination with the Operations Supervisor Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 11 " Respond as detailed in the Airport Emergency Plan and Airport Security Program " Monitor, review and where required assist develop standard operating procedures in line with company requirements to ensure efficient workplace practices Voyages Ayers Rock Resort offers a competitive remuneration package including relocation expenses, employee discounts and remote area benefits (after qualifying period). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions advertised at Ayers Rock Resort.<br><br> For more information regarding this position please contact David Hannan - firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Voyages please visit our website www.voyages.com.au David Hannan Human Resources Officer Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. Employment If you are interested in becoming a part of the Sharp Airlines team, please see the current positions available: Administration Please forward email resume to: Training and Office Manager - Helen Sobey at email@example.com .<br><br> Your resume will be reviewed and a response will be forwarded to you to indicate that your resume is on file. Resumes should be updated with us every 6 months by e-mail to keep your application open. Failure to do this may result in you application being withdrawn.<br><br> If we have vacancies in the near future we will request an interview and if your interview is successful you will then be placed on our active hold file or given an approximate start date. Interview/Skills Test Successful applicants will undergo the following; " Interview (covering personal background, company knowledge and aircraft type knowledge) = Typically 1 hour " IFR theoretical knowledge (good background knowledge in all areas essential) = Typically 1 hour " Synthetic trainer session in our Aeroguidance Mark 6 trainer covering ILS/LLZ/NDB and DME Arc procedures. Other areas that maybe examined are Unusual attitudes, Steep Turns and limited panel flight = Typically 2.0 hours.<br><br> Administration Please forward email resume to: Training and Office Manager - Helen Sobey at firstname.lastname@example.org . Your resume will be reviewed and a response will be forwarded to you to indicate that your resume is on file. Resumes should be updated with us every 6 months by e-mail to keep your application open.<br><br> Failure to do this may result in you Bachelor of Aviation (Management) © Careers and Employment 2009 Page 12 application being withdrawn. If we have vacancies in the near future we will request an interview and if your interview is successful you will then be placed on our active hold file or given an approximate start date. Employment Tips " Keep your resume as short as possible.<br><br> Chief pilots do not have much time to read long complex applications. Preferably with a one page covering letter. " Try to target a small number of companies and make an effort to meet them personally, formally or informally.<br><br> Companies like ours see many resumes and this would make yours stand out. " Make the effort to research the companies that you are targeting. Nothing turns me off more than to receive an application from an ill informed individual.<br><br> One example is to address your resume to a specific person rather than cDear Sir/Madam. d You must have good background knowledge of the company including its management, fleet, routes and history. " Limit the use of special effects such as coloured paper or gimmicks. " Always present yourself and your car in a neat and tidy condition when job searching.<br><br> " Keep a record of contact with potential employers and update it regularly (6 to 12 months).