Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return

- Leonardo Da Vinci

Developing an Effective Workforce for the Aerospace Industry

The Queensland Government is committed to supporting the state’s rapidly developing and innovative aerospace industry. The Gateway to Industry Schools program for Aerospace has proven essential in meeting the Queensland Government’s aim of transitioning young people from school to work while completing school and gaining formal qualifications.

Selected Queensland secondary schools (government and non-government) engage and partner with aerospace industries, tertiary education and training providers to inspire students to consider a skilled, diverse, and sustainable career or pathway into to the exciting aerospace industry sector.

Aviation dreams start here.

Aviation careers guide

Are you interested to know more about what roles exist within the aviation industry or interested in knowing more about aviation career pathways?

We had a fabulous time on Saturday with the Women In Aviation Australian Chapter team at their Girls in Aviation Day #GIAD held at Aviation Australia in Brisbane. It was fantastic to see so many young girls come out to discover more about the many diverse careers available to them in aviation. It’s ALWAYS fun to work alongside our many industry partners that make time to encourage our future talent. #aviationcareers #girlsinaviation ... See MoreSee Less
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Aviation Australia's Brisbane Campus are proud to welcome the Women In Aviation Australian Chapter for their Girls in Aviation Day on Saturday May 14th. This event is aimed at girls aged 8-17 years and is a great opportunity for them to learn about the many career possibilities in aviation. Don't miss out! Register using the link below to take part. ✈️👇Here are a few more reasons we love Girls in Aviation Day Events - ✈️They give young girls an opportunity to explore careers that may not currently be known to them.✈️Allows them the opportunity to spend the day with inspiring women from our industry.✈️Allows them to meet our male champions of change.✈️We see passion ignite and the love of aviation start right before our eyes.Register your child, school or community group now for our Brisbane | Meeanjin and Melbourne | kulin Nation events now.buff.ly/3hUXLMR#GIAD2022 #youcantbewhatyoucantsee #womeninaviation #teachers #STEM #careerpossibilities #event #aviation #school #parents #freeevent #free #melbourne #brisbane ... See MoreSee Less
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It’s has been an honour to be part of the Aerospace Gateway Schools program for over 10 years and working with significant aerospace industry personnel from organisations such as Boeing Defence, Qantas, Virgin Australia, GE Aviation, Airbus, QLD Government, just to name a few. The program continues to be of constant value and importance to the school and students as they transition into aerospace careers

The Aerospace Gateway to Industry Program allows GE Aviation to help shape and inspire the next generation of Aerospace workforce. This program has helped us engage local schools to find potential employees; provide both students and employees development opportunities; and promote GE Aviation’s business in both QLD and further abroad

Given the important role that aviation plays in our school, the GISP is vital.  With the support of the Project team, we work with industry to ensure that we play our part in producing necessary skills and experiences to meet the growing demands that are required by our industry partners in terms of high quality students with necessary experiences.

Airbus in Australia is proud to work with schools and students in the local community through AGISP. Providing an opportunity of connecting our industry with the passion of the next generation reminds us of our own personal journey within the aerospace industry. We are proud to be supporting this program because it also invests in our industry’s future. We have had exceptional students visit Airbus locally through school tours and work experience, and it is an honour each year to present one of these engaged students with the Airbus Aerospace Systems Award.

Balmoral State High School is proud to be an Aerospace Gateway School.  This partnership creates exciting opportunities for our students and teachers through engaging and innovative programs with direct pathways into the Aviation industry.

For further information, please contact the Program Manager via the below details or please get in touch using the form below.

Natalie Ryan
0436 838 112

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