The study of planning, designing, developing, assembling and maintaining aircraft structures and systems. It includes operating and directing aircraft. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the research, design, development, manufacture, installation, operation, maintenance and management of aircraft. It also involves developing an understanding of the structural aspects of air frames, aircraft controls and flight stability, and aircraft capability and safety under operational conditions.
Aerospace Engineering and Technology develops skills in:
Air Transport Professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight and on the ground, and instruct students in flying aircraft.Explore career
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.Explore career
Other Engineering Professionals include Aeronautical Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Engineering Technologist, Environmental Engineer and Naval Architect occupations.Explore career
Transport and Despatch Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arrange clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores, and arrange shipment of cargo for export.Explore career
Travel Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of passengers in aircraft, ships and railway sleeping cars.Explore career
University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.Explore career