Get your flying career off the ground with JNP Aviation Training’s (JNPAT) and Tauranga Aero Club’s (TAC) pathway in aviation flight.
Topics include: aircraft components and the principles of flight, aviation terminology, two-way radio operations in aviation, safety and security in an aviation environment and aircraft types and operations in New Zealand - not to mention real flights with the Tauranga Aero Club.
Year 11 to 13, JNPAT will work with school careers advisors to ensure this is the right gateway for every interested learner.
The purpose of this micro-credential is to provide the learner with an introduction to the aviation industry and aircraft types, flight principles, safety, security and an introduction into the the aviation industry in New Zealand.
NZQA approval pending...Graduates of this gateway will be able to:
*Describe aviation organisations, airlines, aircraft types and their functions and uses.
*Demonstrate knowledge of and apply health,safety, and security practices in the aviation workplace.
*Describe aircraft components and the principles of aircraft flight.
* Demonstrate knowledge of the 24-hour clock; phonetic alphabet; encode and decode airport and airline codes; and terms and abbreviations used within the aviation industry.
*Communicate effectively and operate two-way radio in an aviation environment.
*Describe career and training options in the aviation industry.
This gateway gives an insight into possible careers such as pilot, aeronautical engineer, flight attendant, air traffic controller, check-in agent, cargo handling supervisor, airport operation staff, aviation ground operations and more.
Learners must at all times comply with the relevant aviation regulatory authority, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
NZQA approval pending - please contact your school's careers advisor for 2024 dates. General info below:
First Intakes: March 2024 and run consecutively throughout the year according to enrolment numbers (1 day a week for 10 weeks, general times 1pm-4pm).
Take Flight is also stacked towards:
Possible flights towards Private Pilot’s License (PPL)
March 2024 - intakes throughout the year - talk to your school's career advisor now!
12 weeks (including 2 weeks study break)
Based at Tauranga Aero Club, 240 Aerodrome Road, Mount Maunganui 3116
One day per week / 10 weeks, 1pm - 4pm
1/d week face to face on-site theory and or practical with Tauranga Aero Club. 2/d week face to face school pathways/gateways teacher classwork and or self-directed learning using JNPAT LMS (Moodle) and all JNPAT resources.
Competency based with in standards - JNPAT moodle activity assessments and JNPAT / TAC onsite practical observations.
$1100 (excl GST)
See your School Careers Advisor or Gatetway Coordinator
20 NCEA credits
If you're interested in taking part in this course we'd love to hear from you.
For more detailed information about the course download our PDF.