Engineering Training

The high Quality of engineering personnel available to maintain Qantas and Customer Aircraft, Engines and Components is the direct result of the priority Qantas gives to all aspects of Training.

Qantas has long been willing to share its Technical and Management expertise with other operators throughout the world. This is achieved principally by the continuous Training of Apprentices, Tradesmen, Licenced Engineers and Instructors in Australia or at the Customers home base.

Qantas Technical Training Facilities in Sydney and Melbourne offer a comprehensive range of classroom and on the job Training Programmes relevant to industry developments and specific Customer needs.

Flexible, comprehensive Training, as well as Modular packages are available and can be tailored to meet specific Customer requirements.

Quality Training facilitates quality work and increased maintenance productivity

Qantas Engineering Training encompasses two broad categories:

Skills Training

Engineer Training in the Cockpit

Tradespersons have the opportunity to enhance their skills, or become skilled in allied trades, increasing the flexibility of the workforce.

The Skills Training Centre offers a wide range of mechanical, structural and electrical skill enhancement Courses. These include Sheet-metal, Aircraft Trimming, Composite/Carbon Fibre Materials, Engine & APU's, and Avionics, Aircraft Familiarisation Courses are also provided.

Licence (Certification) Training - Australian CAA Standard

Type licences are as follows:


  • Boeing 747-200/300/400 Airframe, Electrical, Instrument, Radio
  • Boeing 767-200/300 Airframe, Electrical, Instrument, Radio
  • Boeing 737-200/300/400 Airframe, Electrical, Instrument, Radio


  • Rolls Royce RB211-524D/524G
  • General Electric CF6-80C2
  • CFM 56-3C1/3C2

A wide range of specialist system Courses such as Satcom, GPS, FMS and FANS are also available.

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