The Aviation IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Aerodrome Operations, Airport Safety, Ground Operations, Cargo Services, Customer Service, Aviation Transport Protection, Aviation Search and Rescue, Management and Supervision, Air Traffic Control, Flight Operations (Pilots – aeroplane, helicopter, commercial, military, remote and pilot in command) and Flight Instruction.
These qualifications are included in the AVI Aviation Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The Aviation IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Australian Industry Standards (AIS). For more information visit AIS.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the Aviation IRC:
|Organisation/Category||Organisation||Representative||Coverage (Home State)|
|Peak/Advisory/Association||Australian Airports Association||Ms Caroline Wilkie||National (ACT)|
|Aviation/Aerospace Australia||Mr Adam Burford (Chair)||National (VIC)|
|The Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division||Mr Douglas Nancarrow||National (NSW)|
|Australian Helicopter Industry Association (AHIA)||Mr Peter Howe||National (QLD)|
|Regional Aviation Association of Australia||Mr Mike Higgins||National (ACT)|
|Australian Association for Unmanned Systems||Mr Greg Tyrrell||National (VIC)|
|Employer/Enterprise||Qantas Airways Limited||Ms Jenny Gazdek||National (NSW)|
|Westpac Rescue Helicopter||Mr Stephen Leahy (Deputy Chair)||National (NSW)|
|One position remains open for nomination from an employer or enterprise|
|Employee Representative||Australian Services Union||Mr Matt Norrey||National (VIC)|
|Australian Airline Pilots' Association (AusALPA)||Mr David Mogford||National (NSW)|
|Government||Airservices Australia||Ms Claire Roberts||National (ACT)|
|Department of Defence||Ms Lynda Douglas||National (ACT)|
|Regulator||Civil Aviation Safety Authority||Mr Roger Crosthwaite||National (ACT)|