AVI30516 – Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operations)

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KRTS is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

RTO CODE: 90252

RTO accredited

Replaces course: AVI30713 – Certificate III in Aviation (Aerodrome Operations)

NB: This course is not yet offered as a traineeship and is a FEE for Service course for those employed in the Industry

The following information will assist your choices when considering this course provided by KRTS Pty Ltd, a New South Wales Registered Training Organisation (RTO) located in Junee in NSW.

Aerodrome Reporting Officer
An Aerodrome Reporting Officer’s main duties relate to safety and include such duties as inspecting Aerodromes, reporting hazardous situations and facilitating repairs. These duties would include, among others, the inspection of an airport’s lighting systems or ensuring the safety of the runways.

An Aerodrome Reporting Officer must also be able to complete a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) which is a formal notification of changes to the serviceability of aerodromes such as closed runways or inoperable lights.

An Aerodrome Reporting Officer must also be aware of their functions as a safety officer, supervising the safety of any aerodrome works along with ensuring general access to vehicles and personnel. The Aerodrome Reporting Officer must also have detailed knowledge of aircraft schedules to identify potential problems associated with the movement of vehicles and obstacle restriction areas.

A Certificate III in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service) is a common requirement for this position although not mandatory.

An Aerodrome Reporting Officer is expected to be knowledgeable in aerodrome operating and reporting procedures, Civil Aviation Regulations and possess an Aeronautical Radio Operators Certificate.


The Certificate:

  • This certificate is Industry standard
  • It is a nationally recognised certification.
  • It requires successful completion of 14 units of competency
  • Jobs roles  in the Industry may include:
    • Aerodrome Reporting Officer
    • Airport safety officer
    • Airside operations officer
    • Operations officer
    • Works safety officer

The Client:

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Must hold a current drivers licence, as one of the CORE units to undertake is “drive on the airside” at an airport
  • Will be interviewed to ascertain suitability for the program.
  • Can take advantage of the student services offered by the RTO.
  • Build a career pathway to the next level and beyond in the aviation business.

RTO Information:

  • Information on the RTO can be found under the Student Information Menu
  • Information and help can be obtained through the telephone on: (02) 6924 4046 or by email to info@krtstraining.com.au


  • To obtain the Certificate you will be assessed in your workplace by an accredited Assessor from KRTS.
  • Assessment is designed to check whether you are competent in the various units covered in this certificate.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment of your work and life experience and any credentials you have gained. This can reduce your actual time in training.
  • You can apply using the RPL kit available to you.

Course Delivery and Duration:

This course is undertaken using a mixed mode of delivery:

Mode 1: Classroom/Group and On- the- Job

Mode 2: Online and On-the job.

Duration of the course is up to 2 years depending on selected mode. Critical on- the job assessments must be successfully completed to gain the certification.

If using the On-line mode your computer must meet the requirements set out in the detailed course information you access after Enrolment.

The Units of Competency:

There are 14 x units of competency that make up this course  5 x units of which are considered CORE and must be undertaken. The remaining 9 x units of competency are considered ELECTIVES and can be selected and aligned to the tasks being performed as part of your normal duties.

CORE Units:

AVIB3005 – Inspect and report on aerodrome serviceability

AVIB3007 – Inspect and report on obstacle limitation surfaces

AVIC2001 – Drive on the airside

AVIO3001 – Monitor airside access and airside driving

AVIZ1005 – Maintain basic situational awareness in an aviation workplace

Examples of ELECTIVES:

AVIB3006 – Inspect and report on serviceability of aerodrome lighting systems

AVIE0001 – Operate aeronautical radio

AVIE3003 – Complete a Notice to Airmen

AVIF0001 – Apply aircraft safety procedures

AVIF0004 – Implement aviation risk management processes

AVIF0012 – Apply aviation work health and safety procedures

AVIF2012 – Monitor the transfer of hazardous materials

AVIF3012 – Apply relevant laws and regulations to the operation of an aerodrome

AVIF3025 – Facilitate the safety of aerodrome works and works site access

AVIF3026 – Facilitate an aerodrome emergency response

AVIL3004 – Assess pavement concessions

AVIO2001 – Use firearms on an aerodrome to control wildlife hazards

AVIO2015 – Apply and monitor aviation workplace security procedures

AVIW3021 – Coordinate aircraft ground operations

AVIW3023 – Implement wildlife hazard control measures

AVIW5022 – Coordinate the removal of disabled aircraft

BSBFLM303 – Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBFLM305 – Support operational plan

BSBFLM306 – Provide workplace information and resourcing plans

BSBFLM312 – Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBSUS201 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development

TLIG3002 – Lead a work team or group

TLIO3007 – Undertake emergency response action to a security threat


For further information on these and other related units visit the website www.training.gov.au. Click on image National Register of VET. When next page opens, in the quick search area under Nationally recognised training type in AVI. This will take you to a page showing AVI, click on the link to find all courses, skill sets and units of competency covered by that training package.


  • As a trainee you will need to be signed up by and enrolled by a representative from:
  • Australian Apprenticeship Centre,
  • KRTS and
  • Your employer


Further Information:

Information is available at/from

KRTS Pty Ltd – Phone: (02) 6924 4046, website: www.krtstraining.com.au or email: info@krtstraining.com.au

Information for You:

Before you complete your enrolment you should have the following:

  • RTO student handbook
  • A RPL Kit
  • Enrolment  & Sign Up Forms