Aviation Australia (AA) and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have teamed up to tackle a lack of management skills in the aviation maintenance industry.
The two have jointly introduced a Bachelor of Business (Aircraft Maintenance Management) to address industry demands aviation professionals to have greater supervisory and management expertise.
Graduates will emerge with two qualifications: a Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Avionics) or a Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Mechanical) issued by AA, and a Bachelor of Business (Aircraft Maintenance Management) issued by USQ.
Andrew Rankin, AA's General Manager Strategy and Business said “This program strengthens Aviation Australia’s position in the international market and in particular South East Asia, with the provision of a superior higher education pathway and product.
"The program is also available to our domestic students who want to move to into management with a university education.”
More information is available through the USQ website.