The Cairns Aviation Skills Centre will once again open its doors on Sunday 14 August from 9am - 12pm to all budding aviation enthusiasts for the Cairns Airport Aviation Careers Day. The day is an opportunity to check out information about pathways and potential careers in the aviation sector, right here in Cairns. You can even get up close with some aircraft and vehicles in the Aircraft Display area (don't forget to bring a hat).

If you're finishing school soon and looking into an exciting career in aviation, come along and find out more on apprentices, traineeships and general courses.

If you're looking for a change in career discover all the aviation industry has to offer. Talk to over 20 employers such as Aviation Australia, Skytek, Skytrans and Jet Aviation about a huge range of opportunities.

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Aviation Careers Day Program:

Activities from 9am - 12pm

Careers Exhibitor Display Open in Cairns Aviation Skills Centre
Aircraft Display outside Jet Aviation Hanger 
CQU Flight Simulator Open (Northern end of Domestic Terminal)

View event map here.

Breakout information sessions in Cairns Aviation Skills Centre:

10am: Facilitated by Skytek
What it takes to get a plane in the sky + Women in Aviation

11am: Facilitated by CQU University
Topic: CQU Aviation Degrees (Pilot, Management and Aviation Engineering)

Food & Drink: 

The Kamerunga Rover Scouts and Edmonton Scout Group will be running a sausage sizzle on the day with cold drinks and coffee also available for purchase. All funds raised will go directly back to the local scout groups. Cash & eftpos facilities will be available.


Parking & Event Map:

The Cairns Airport Aviation Careers Day will take place in the Cairns Airport General Aviation Precinct, just off the Captain Cook Highway. The careers exhibitor display will be located inside the Cairns Aviation Skills Centre (CASC) and the Aircraft Display is located outside at the Jet Aviation Hanger (just a short walk from CASC - simply follow the signs on the day). The CQU Flight Simulator is located on the other side of the airport at the Northern End of the Domestic Terminal adjacent to the CQU Aviation Hub Building.

Download the event map here for parking and display locations.

Partners & Exhibitors:

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Cairns Airport Aviation Careers Day 2019 Highlights Video