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FAQ - AviSkills



An explanation of some commonly asked questions, please feel free to contact us if your questions is not covered here.

What fees are payable with the TAFE Courses?
Please check the individual course you are interested in for fees.
Is accommodation available in Tamworth near the campus?
Yes. Please contract Russell Hodgkins on +61 2 6768 2084 for more details.
With the Aviation courses, do I need an apprenticeship with an employer?
No but we recommend you do. We can provide ‘straight through’ training, however you will need to completed Work Evidence with an employer to complete the full qualification.
Is AviSkills aware of any available apprenticeships or scholarships?
Yes. Please see our news section or contact Russell Hodgkins on +61 2 6768 2084
What about gaining credit for past courses or my professional experience?
TAFE NSW can recognize the skills and knowledge you might have gained in previous courses, the workplace or life experience. You will need complete a Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) assessment in order to gain credits. Contact Russell Hodgkins on +61 2 6768 2084 for more details.
Why should I send my apprentice to Aviskills?
Aviskills offer quality accredited training programmes ensuring that students acquire relevant industry knowledge, occupational and workplace skills while also giving students the confidence to perform their job competently.

  • There are flexible training options available; block release attendance, mixed mode delivery of on and off the job training, and/or distance delivery education.
  • Programmes can be tailored to meet specific needs.
  • Flexibility is suitable for all types of businesses.
  • Theory and work practice is integrated to meet with national standards.
  • Reduction of bottom-line costs through financial incentives, payroll tax rebates/exemptions, workers compensation premium rebates/ exemptions.
  • Education encourages employee to be engaged in the business and improves work outcomes and employee retention.
Do I get financial Assistance?
If you are receiving a Commonwealth benefit or Youth Allowance, you may be eligible for an exemption from paying the TAFE NSW fee for one course per year. Before enrolling, contact your campus for futher information and to find out what documentation you will need to bring with you.Apprentices and trainees have a reduced TAFE fee.
TAFE New England is the Registered Training Provider (RTO 90001) for AviSkills. |