Helicopter B1.3 AME Apprentice – Australia

Apprentice – Diploma of Aeroskills Mechanical (B1.3)

Company: Ace High Aircraft Maintenance Services Pty Ltd

Essendon Fields, Melbourne VIC
Aerospace Engineering (Engineering)
Full time


About the company

Ace High Aircraft Maintenance Services Pty Ltd is a small family run business based at Essendon Airport in Melbourne. We have a position available for a 1st year aircraft maintenance engineer apprentice to join our team.

We specialise in all aspects of aircraft maintenance from looking after small aeroplanes to more complex multi-turbine engine helicopters.

Job description

The Apprentice applicant will be required to gain skills on both Aeroplanes and Helicopters with an Apprenticeship Program offered through a Government recognised provider. The apprenticeship program will be a Diploma level with an aim of achieving a CASA Part 66 B1.3 AME Licence.

The Diploma of Aeroskills (Mechanical) is a structured training program of theoretical study (including CASR Part 66 examinations) and Practical Training. Theoretical training and examinations will be conducted at Aviation Australia’s Essendon Airport facilities. Practical training will primarily take place at our Essendon base, but over the course of your apprenticeship, you may be required to travel. Work is based at Essendon Airport, Monday to Friday with some occasional interstate travel.

Skills and Experience

Must have:

  • Completed Year 12
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and mechanical skills
  • Good communications and aptitude to study further
  • Commitment and enthusiasm with a genuine interest in aircraft mechanics

Preferred but not essential:

  • Pre-apprenticeship to Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)
  • Driver licence
  • Own car

Benefits and perks

  • Opportunity to work on both Aeroplanes and Helicopters – simple and complex types.
  • Relaxed work hours for a good work/life balance.
  • New ideas and directions always encouraged.
  • ‘Part-of-family’ work environment…you are not a number here.
  • No two days are going to be the same with this job – a fantastic opportunity for people who do not want monotony in their work.
  • Use your pilot licence to gain more experience on different aircraft types or for recreation.
  • Growth opportunities to up-skill and gain licence ratings on different aircraft types.
  • Approved Maintenance Training provided to the right candidate – Engine courses and Transport Aircraft category training.

What you need to do now

Please include a cover letter with your application demonstrating how you meet the above criteria and why you would like to start a career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

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