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Diploma of Airport Management

Code 4645

This diploma has been developed to provide with the skills in order to enhance your opportunities for employment and promotion within the field of airport Management.

The course covers areas such as:

  • Airport Operations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Administration and management of Airport and their resources
  • Technical Engineering-Airports and Aviation
  • Airport Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Tourism

Course Duration
Four Semesters (2 years) full time, or equivalent part-time (1205 hours).

Minimum Entry Requirements
Year 10 with a minimum C grade in 8 stage 4 units plus 2 years post school experience, or year 12 with a minimum C grade in 4 accredited year 12 subjects, or Trade, or Certificate level, or Commercial Pilot level, or relevant military experience or equivalent, or higher.

Course Content
Core modules are:

  • Managing effective working relationships
  • Managing Performance and Goal Achievement
  • Managing People - Recruitment, Selection and Induction
  • Contract Law
  • Introduction to Specialised Property Management
  • Records Management and the Law
  • Public Relation 1
  • Introduction to Small Business
  • Tourism Marketing Principles
  • Computer Operations - Data Retrieval
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Spreadsheet Fundamentals
  • Bookkeeping - Account Payable
  • Bookkeeping - Account Receivable
  • Bookkeeping - General Ledger
  • Electrical Requirements for Airports
  • Flight Rules and Air Law
  • Meteorology
  • Operation, Performance and Flight Planning
  • Airport Environment
  • Airport Planning
  • Airport Pavement Maintenance
  • Airport Security Procedures
  • Obstacle Limitations Surfaces
  • Airport Pavement Concessions
  • Passenger Forecasting
  • Aeronautical Cost Recovery
  • Airport Reference Documentation
  • Airport Lighting
  • Aerodrome Works
  • Airport Emergency Procedures
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Aerodrome Inspection, Reporting and Notams
  • Fire Safety
  • Commercial Law for Airport Managers
  • Local Government Law Basics
  • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge
  • Instrument Rating
  • Occupational Health & Safety for Industry
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Report Presentation
  • Writing Workplace Documents

Work Experience
To complete the course, students will be required to complete periods of practical experience at an appropriate airport.

Recognition of prior learning
Students may apply for credit for parts of the course where they already have the skills. Full time students need to be aware that such credit may have an effect upon their entitlement for training allowances. RPL can also be used for entry to the course.

In the ultra-modern campus in Perth's Eastern suburbs.

Further Studies
The Diploma may gain you entry and even advanced standing at university.

ATP recognise that there is no such thing as a standard student, so course cost and conditions may vary according to your situation, career goals and the options you prefer, so for further information on these please E-MAIL us.

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Last Modified on: 24/01/14

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