Certificate II in Aviation (Ground Operations & Service)

Aviation is a fun and exciting career path, offering a great lifestyle with opportunities to travel. This school pathway program is the perfect introduction for anyone with a passion for aviation and customer service. After you finish the course, you will be job ready.

No aircraft leaves the ground without a dedicated team of staff from cabin crew, check-in and customer service staff to operations, crew controllers and baggage handlers. It’s a hands-on and extremely rewarding career path where you literally see your hard work take off.

Open To:

Domestic Students


Fee free

  • 12 months (including 1 week block)
  • Single days during the year


Course Dates
  • 5 February 2024 – 4 November 2024

*There is no student co-contribution tuition fee for eligible applicants.

This is funded by the Northern Territory Government. Available for eligible applicants.


To be eligible to enrol in VETDSS, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in either Year 10, 11 or 12 at a Northern Territory school;
  • Permanently reside in the Northern Territory; AND
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant); New Zealand citizen or temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.


Evidence to support your eligibility must be supplied and verified prior to enrolment. This may include a number of the below items:

  • A letter from your school confirming your enrolment and details (required);
  • Northern Territory Drivers Licence;
  • Proof of Age Card;
  • Medicare Card (green);
  • Australian Passport;
  • Australian Birth Certificate.

If you are a Northen Territory school interested in this program for your students, please fill out the Expression of Interest form and send to the email address below.

[email protected] or phone (08) 8992 9933