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AeroSpace Training Centre Visit

11 July 2012
The School Pathways Program- Defence Industries, in partnership with Polytechnic West AeroSpace Training Centre and Fugro Aviation Australia, held a tour of the training centre and Fugro’s operations on 1 June 2012 at Jandakot Airport.

AeroSpace Training Centre Visit

The School Pathways Program- Defence Industries, in partnership with Polytechnic West AeroSpace Training Centre and Fugro Aviation Australia, held a tour of the training centre and Fugro’s operations on 1 June 2012 at Jandakot Airport.
Thirty students and 5 teachers attended representing 3 schools; John Tonkin College, Comet Bay College and Pinjarra Senior High School. Mrs Karen Smith, Program Support Officer and Jennifer Casserly, Industry Pathways Broker from the School Pathways Program also attended.

Students were provided with an overview of relevant training and trade, para-professional and professional pathways in aviation.
Students were provided with an overview of relevant pre-requisite skills and abilities in addition to skills and abilities gained as a result of the training.
Students were provided with an overview of the links of the training and pathways to careers in defence and allied industries.

Student Feedback

“It was interesting with lots of information experience and possible career pathways.”

“There are many career and industry pathways to choose from. I am interested in the aeronautical field.”
“Worthwhile, a lot of possible career pathways that can help you on your way in the aeronautical field.”
“Possible career pathways pilot, flight attendant, flight maintenance, air traffic controller etc. There are many possibilities.”

Teacher Feedback

“I would like to congratulate the team on putting the day together. It was by far one of the best careers excursions I have attended with students.”
“The combination and length of the activities was excellent with students able to access the presenters easily with questions.”
“A good view of all the aircraft and facilities on show.”.

AeroSpace Training Centre Visit
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