Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Working on Time Limited Works Skill Set AVISS00055

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3 days* see course duration


In-House only, Australia




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Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Skill Set AVISS00055 – INTRODUCTION

This Skill Set is for individuals who perform the duties of aerodrome works safety officers at aerodromes within Australian aviation environments.  Our Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Skill Set will provide the skills and knowledge required to :

  • Drive within airside environments,
  • Maintain radio communications as part of airport operations, and
  • Facilitate aerodrome works safety and works site access.

You will leave the Institute with fresh knowledge, confidence and competence.


When you successfully complete this course and all assessments, you will be awarded a nationally recognised Aerodrome Works Safety Officer working on Time Limited Works Skill Set AVISS00055. You will leave the Institute ready to work in the field of aerodrome safety.


Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Skill Set AVISS00055

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Aerodrome Works Safety Officer working on Time Limited Works Skill Set AVISS00055 – COURSE INFORMATION


Workshop: Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Skill Set

The following four units must be completed to achieve this skill set.

  • AVIC0001 Drive on the airside
  • AVIE0003 Operate aeronautical radio
  • AVIF0045 Facilitate the safety of aerodrome works and works site access
  • AVIZ0003 Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace

Our Aerodrome Works Safety Officer working on Time Limited Works Skill Set is delivered over one three-day workshop in a face-to-face classroom setting including an aerodrome.  

The course is structured with lectures in the morning, tutorials in the afternoon and evening sessions of self learning.  

The classes commence at 0830 and conclude at 1730, with breaks throughout the day.  Additionally, students are required to complete 2 hours of homework each night. 


To participate in this Aerodrome Works Safety Officer Skill Set AVISS00055 you must have:

  • A sufficient level of English language.  To demonstrate your English language competency you can provide us evidence of: English language proficiency (Year 10 English or equivalent) or contact us to schedule a language, literacy and numeracy assessment
  • An Australian driver’s licence.
  • Previous operational experience at an aerodrome, or any other aviation organisation, with pre-existing knowledge and skills in the operations involving aircraft and airside movements, radio operations and reporting.

If you have studied previously or have work experience that is relevant directly to any of the course units, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  These are the pre-requisitve requirements:

  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer with 6 months of operational experience
  • Government inspector (Aerodromes) with 6 months of operational experience
  • Department of Defence Member with with 6 months of operational experience in aerodrome operations
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Regular course fee is $1,348.

This price is all-inclusive and encompasses:

  • Tuition and assessment fee
  • Learning material

ASSET Aviation Institute prices courses competitively, providing you with qualified instructors and the most up-to-date materials and resources for a valuable learning experience.


This course is offered as in-house only.


This course is delivered in a classroom environment over a period of three days.  You will be required to study material and practice exercises that we will provide to you.



Industry career pathways are available to students who complete this national skill set:

Skill Set Certificate
AVISS000053 – Aerodrome Reporting Officer Skill Set AVI Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operation)
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer
  • Works Safety Officer
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The purpose of the Diploma qualification type is to qualify individuals who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning. Diploma qualifications are located at level 5 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Our diploma qualifications are designed and accredited to enable graduates to demonstrate the learning outcomes expressed as knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills specified in the level 5 criteria and the Diploma descriptor. Diploma qualifications allow pathways to higher education.

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It’s important that you understand our policies, your rights and obligations.  Please download your student handbook.


Q: What do I need to bring to the course?

A: You don’t need to bring anything. You will be provided all learning material upon arrival.

Q: What if I fail the course?

A: Our goal is to teach you so you are a competent specialist.  If you cannot demonstrate competence, you will be given all reasonable support to ensure that you meet the required standard.  Please see our student policies for more information.

Q: What I will learn?

A: The aerodrome reporting officers (AROs) are the gatekeepers to thousands of runways across Australia. How to inspect runways, report on the safety of the aerodrome, mark movement areas and facilitate repairs of these critical aviation facilities is what you will learn.

Q: Is this course for me?

A: You will patrol runways, preserve security and continuously monitor critical operational equipment and infrastructure.  Without your protective eye, intuition and action, runway safety may be compromised.  Our Aerodrome Reporting Officer Skill Set is for people who enjoy working ourdoors in a complex operational and regulated environment.  You should enjoy following rules and procedures and have a healthy respect for safety management.

Q: Can I do the course part-time or via correspondence?

A: No, the course is designed as an intensive practical workshop.


We offer the highest quality of training in Aerodrome Operations, Aviation Safety Management Systems and Leadership to both individuals and industry personnel. We will teach you how to perform your tasks efficiently.   We will coach you along through the program as you develop your skills and ensure that you are competent and confident, before you leave the Institute. You will be ready to work.

Our professional instructors are carefully selected respected experts, with considerable experience and knowledge in their field. Our instructors are all international safety practitioners, managers and leaders with decades of operational experience for some of the world’s largest organisations. But most importantly, our instructors are teachers: their role is to help you learn and build your competence. They do this by sharing with your their years of operational history and experience and offering a guiding hand to get you through the program.

We share your passion for further advancing your professional development within the aviation industry. Our courses are designed in consultation with industry experts in accordance with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (AC139) Standards, Australian Skills and Qualifications Standards, and ICAO principles.

What our clients say

  • This course is well structured with a mix of classroom and practical work. The small class size enables a personal interaction with the instructor. Students obtain both the ARO & WSO accreditation with knowledge, and tools to learn further.

    Tumbo Regional Council
  • This is an excellent course for Aerodrome Reporting Officer training. The instructor has a broad depth of knowledge in Aviation, and Aerodrome Operations. The course delivery is effective, and designed for maximum learning. Thank you ASSET Aviation.

    Patrick Hayes

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