At ASSET Aviation Institute you can take diploma courses that will qualify you formally for leadership roles in—and beyond—aviation. We offer qualifications in leadership and management, quality auditing, and aviation (aerodrome) operations. Although the programs qualify you for senior roles across a range of industries, they are all taught within an aviation context.

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

Our Diploma of Leadership and Management is an Australian qualification designed for aviation professionals: pilots and aircrew, engineers, operations and aerodrome specialists. The diploma tells the world beyond the aviation sector that you are a world-class leader and manager.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management offered by ASSET Aviation Institute’s acknowledges and develops the skills, expertise and experience that aviation specialists have in leadership and management across a range of operational contexts. Acquired in the challenging environment of global aviation, aviation specialists’ knowhow is transferable to many other fields of endeavour.

To qualify for the diploma level, you will display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your workload and the workload of others. You will use effective communication skills to help others meet complex operational requirements. You will plan, design, and apply solutions to problems in conditions of unpredictability, and you will know how to evaluate the solutions you come up with; in developing solutions, you will know how to identify, analyse and synthesise data from a variety of sources. You will manage and lead technical staff, and you will manage resources in an industry of acute complexity and risk, in which safety is critical.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management offered by ASSET Aviation Institute, is taught by industry experts, aviation academics and other leaders in their technical fields. It will ensure that the leadership and management skills you have acquired on the job in aviation, are sharpened, future-proofed and made relevant to a range of industries.

Diploma of Quality Auditing

Our Diploma of Quality Auditing is an Australian qualification designed for aviation professionals: safety specialists, crash investigators, internal auditors and quality assurance officers. The diploma tells the world beyond the aviation sector that you are a world-class quality auditor.

The Diploma of Quality Auditing offered by ASSET Aviation Institute’s acknowledges and develops the skills, expertise and experience aviation specialists acquire in quality auditing across a range of operational contexts. Acquired in the challenging environment of global aviation, aviation specialists’ knowhow in auditing, is transferable to many other fields of endeavour.

To qualify for the diploma, you will possess and display a sound theoretical knowledge of quality auditing, and you will use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, execute, and evaluate your work, and the work of your audit team. You communicate effectively, in particular, in interviews and investigations. You will know how to audit safety-critical and complex systems of the industry. You will plan technical audits, lead others and manage resources in evaluating safety-critical aerospace systems. You will identify, analyse, and synthesise information from a variety of sources, and you will use advanced writing skills to articulate your findings.

Taught by experienced teachers with vast operational experience in aerospace auditing and consulting, academics and visiting leaders from industry, ASSET Aviation Institute will ensure your quality auditing skills are sharp, ethical and relevant.

Certificate IV Leadership and Management

Our Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is an Australian qualification designed for aviation professionals: cabin crew, maintenance staff, operations and aerodrome staff who have supervisory responsibilities. The certificate tells the world beyond the aviation sector that you are an emerging leader and manager.

ASSET Aviation Institute’s certificate IV in leadership and management reflects the role of aviation staff and crew working as developing and emerging leaders and managers -across a range of operational contexts in the challenging global aviation industry. As an emerging leader and manager, you are expected to assume responsibility for your performance, while providing leadership, guidance and support to others. You have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of your team, and you demonstrate the ability to comprehend the theories of teamwork and management. ASSET Aviation’s Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is your entry to higher leadership roles in the complex global aviation industry. Taught by experienced teachers with vast operational experience, academics and visiting leaders from industry, ASSET Aviation Institute will ensure you start your leadership and management journey, on the right foot.

Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operations)

Our Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operations) is an Australian qualification designed for aerodrome operations staff: reporting officers, works safety officers and aerodrome operations officers who have aerodrome inspection and some supervisory responsibilities. The certificate tells the world beyond the aviation sector that you are a competent aerodrome safety specialist.

ASSET Aviation Institute’s certificate III in aviation (Aerodrome Operations) reflects the role of aerodrome staff who use technical and non-technical skills to work effectively in a broad range of aerodrome operations roles. At this level, you will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgment and to take limited responsibility for inspecting, reporting, marking and repairing critical aviation facilities. You will patrol runways, preserve security and continuously monitor airspace for obstacles; checking navigational equipment and aerodrome infrastructure that it is fit for purpose. Without your protective eye, intuition, knowledge and action, runway safety may be compromised.

Taught by experienced teachers with vast operational experience, academics and visiting leaders from industry, ASSET Aviation Institute will ensure you are confident and competent to keep the runways open and the aerodrome safe for use.

Aerodrome Reporting Officer Skill Set

Our Aerodrome Reporting Offer Skill Set is an Australian skill set designed for aerodrome operations staff: reporting officers, works safety officers and aerodrome operations officers who have aerodrome inspection responsibilities. The certificate tells the world beyond the aviation sector that you are a competent aerodrome safety specialist.

ASSET Aviation Institute’s Aerodrome Reporting Officer Skill Set applies to aerodrome reporting officers working at Australian aerodromes in accordance with CASA requirements and MOS 139. We teach the skills and knowledge required to perform the duties of Aerodrome Reporting Officers (AROs). You will apply knowledge and skills to take limited responsibility for inspecting, reporting, marking and repairing critical aerodrome facilities. You will patrol runways, preserve security and continuously monitor airspace for obstacles; checking navigational equipment and aerodrome infrastructure that it is fit for purpose. Without your protective eye, intuition, knowledge and action, runway safety may be compromised.

Taught by experienced teachers with vast operational experience, ASSET Aviation Institute will ensure you are confident and competent to keep the runways open and the aerodrome safe for use.