This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency aircrewman duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation operations.
Aircrewman duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge within rotary wing operational environments.
Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and limited responsibility in known or changing contexts within established parameters.
This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as flight crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Order 20.11 Emergency and life saving equipment and passenger control in emergencies, and Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 64 Authorisations for non-licensed personnel.
Civil and military flight crew seeking authorisation as non-licensed personnel should check these requirements with CASA.
Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.
Night operations training is available.
A total of 21 units of competency comprising:
14 core units listed below plus
7 general elective units from the general elective units listed below. The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification.
Apply aircraft safety procedures
Implement aviation risk management processes
Manage human factors in aviation operations
Undertake aircraft underwater escape and survival
Maintain the safety of people and aircraft
Respond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraft
Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
Complete aircraft and flight equipment pre- and post-flight actions
Conduct helicopter landing site and unprepared helicopter landing site operations
Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace
Show leadership in the workplace
Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
General elective units
Operate aeronautical radio
Complete a Notice to Airmen
Maintain aircraft radio communications
Provide first aid in an aviation environment
Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
Utilise emergency breathing system
Conduct quality control operations related to refuelling and defuelling aircraft
Plan an aircraft load
Perform wireman duties
Conduct night vision imaging system operations
Deliver pyrotechnics and handheld stores
Manage aircraft sensor systems
Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations
Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations
Conduct external load-lift operations
Perform aircrewman cockpit duties
Conduct hoisting operations
Conduct airborne extraction operations
Conduct airborne rappelling operations
Provide advanced resuscitation
Follow security procedures when working with passengers and personnel
Elective Units of Competency can be modified to meet organisational requirements.
Accredited training is delivered in accordance with the requirements of Nationally Accredited Training under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and certified in conjunction with our RTO partners Queensland Training & Development (RTO Number 32338)
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