The Aviation Industry covers domestic commercial aviation, international commercial aviation and general aviation for both passengers and freight.
The main work sectors are:
- Flight operations such as pilots and cabin crew
- Ground services such as customer service and check-in, baggage handling and airside refuelling
- Aviation safety and security such as airside securtity and passener screening personnel.
Regulation and licensing is an important part of this industry. Airline operators and employees may need to meet both local and international licencing rules. Different rules apply to different occupations.
While there is often a close relationship between the national apprentice and traineeship qualifications and other regulatory certificates, they are issued by different authorities.
You will need to research is needed to understand what is needed, for example how far a vocational training certificate goes toward meeting relevant Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) licencing requirements.