UNSW Aviation is presenting a two-day course for secondary students during the school holiday break on 27th and 28th September 2022.  The course is aimed at those interested in a future career in aviation. The Aviation industry is a global, social and economically important industry that brings people together. From the technically challenging cockpit with awe-inspiring views, to the operational, logistical, safety and financial challenges of managing airports and airlines, UNSW Aviation is uniquely placed to create graduates ready to take on opportunities in aviation and become future leaders in this exciting industry.

UNSW School of Aviation is proud to be supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service (SE Section) with the donation of 100% of the registration fees for this course. All proceeds from the course are being donated to the RFDS.

Dates: 27 and 28 September 2022

Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm (both days)

Location: HYBRID (UNSW Sydney, Kensington & online ZOOM)

Schedule

9:30am-9:45am: INTRODUCTION

Dr Brett Molesworth (A/Prof & Head of School)

 

9:45am-10:30am: CURRENT AFFAIRS IN AVIATION

Mr Tom Caska (Chief Executive Officer, Aerologix)

 

10:30am-10:45am: BREAK

 

10:45am-11:15am: AIRLINE MANAGEMENT – STRATEGIES OF INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

Dr Ian Douglas (Honorary Senior Lecturer)

 

11:15am-11:45am: AIRPORT MANAGEMENT- THE ROLE OF AIRPORTS

Mr Stevan Sipka (Lecturer & Executive Manager, Airline Partnerships, Western Sydney Airport)

 

11:45am-12:15pm: LUNCH

 

12:15pm-1:15pm: SCHEDULING EXERCISE

Dr Ian Douglas (Honorary Senior Lecturer)

 

1:15pm-1:45pm: HUMAN FACTORS AND AVIATION SAFETY

Dr Brett Molesworth (A/Prof & Head of School)

 

1:45pm-2:00pm: BREAK

 

2:00pm-2:30pm: LAW AND SUSTAINABILITY IN AVIATION

Mr David Chitty (Lecturer and Manager, Group Operational Compliance, Qantas)

 

2:30pm-3:00pm: AVIATION ECONOMICS 

Dr Tony Webber (Lecturer and CEO, Airline Intelligence & Research)

 

3:00pm-3:30pm:  SYD SYD100 SCHOLARSHIP & WHY THE AVIATION INDUSTRY VALUES GRADUATES?

Mr Greg Hay General (Manager Operations, Sydney Airport)

9:30am-9:45am: INTRODUCTION

Rodney Hyde (Head of Operations)

 

9:45am-10:45am: INTRODUCTION TO FLYING TECHNOLOGIES

Mr Barry Ellis (Ground Theory Instructor)

 

10:45am-11:00am: BREAK

 

11:00am-11:30am: ADVANCED FLYING TECHNOLOGIES

Mr Martin Jamieson (Ground Theory Instructor)

 

11:30am-11:45am: LIFE AS A UNSW AVIATION STUDENT

UNSW Aviation Society (AvSoc)

 

11:45am-12:15pm: LUNCH

 

12:15am-1:15pm: MANUAL NAVIGATION EXERCISE

Mr Barry Ellis and Mr Martin Jamieson (Ground Theory Instructors)

 

1:15pm-2:00pm: CAREER PATHWAYS FOR FLYING IN AVIATION

Mr Rodney Hyde (Head of Operations)

 

QANTAS FUTURE PILOT PROGRAM EXPERIENCE 

Speaker: TBA

 

REGIONAL PATHWAYS

Ms Stephanie Ehret (Flying Instructor)

 

2:00pm-2:15pm: BREAK

 

2:15pm-2:45pm: ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE (SE SECTION)

Mr Cameron Gibbs (Head of Training and Checking/Deputy Head of Flight Operations)

Mr James Bradbury (Flight Operations Administrator)

 

2:45pm-3:15pm: UNSW STUDY OPTIONS

Dr Brett Molesworth (A/Prof & Head of School)

 

3:15pm-3:30pm: Q&A SESSION

Dr Brett Molesworth (A/Prof & Head of School)

Mr Rodney Hyde (Head of Operations)

Ms Lorda Omeissah (School Manager)

Ms Katie Wang (Undergraduate Coordinator)