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Trainee Air Traffic Controller 2024

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC
Categories: Air Traffic Control, ATC Trainee

Exciting Career Opportunity: Trainee Air Traffic Controller

Embark on a thrilling career as a guardian of the sky! As an Air Traffic Controller, you'll be at the forefront of managing 11% of the world's airspace, ensuring the safety and efficiency of aircraft in Australian skies. Join our dynamic team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of aviation.

Key Highlights:

Be a vital part of a team managing airspace in Australia and adjoining overseas regions.

Work in major centers like Melbourne or Brisbane, or at one of the 28 control towers in airports across the country.

Comprehensive training provided by our Registered Training Organization (RTO 5168) in Melbourne.

Upon completion, receive a nationally recognized qualification - AVI50115 Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control).

Our Organisation:

At Airservices Australia we are sparking a bright future - a new dawn in aviation. Air traffic controllers are the navigators of this new world. Connecting people with their world safely. 

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safety of 11% of the world’s airspace. We are responsible for the safe and efficient management of Australia's skies and the provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia's busiest airports. We work closely with our customers and industry to supporting the long-term growth of the aviation. 

We provide a range of world-class services that allow safe and equitable access to Australia's skies. Our primary focus is ensuring safe air travel and providing service outcomes that are matched to the needs of our customers. 

Navigating the airways has never been so exciting with modern forms of aviation including drone technology and an integrated civil and military aviation ecosystem. We are investing in the projects and technologies that represent the future of Australian aviation. With projects such as OneSKY at the centre of our business, we are working to position Australia at the forefront of innovation in the global aviation industry. 

About You:

We welcome diversity and encourage individuals from various backgrounds to apply. No prior aviation experience is necessary. We are looking for candidates who are:

Resilient, situationally aware, and effective problem solvers.

Proficient in multitasking and possess forward-thinking abilities.

Reliable team players with the adaptability to overcome challenges.

Minimum Requirements:

To apply for the role, you must meet the following criteria:

18 years of age or above.

Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or an Australian Permanent Resident.

A completed Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12 Certificate or equivalent), or Tertiary level education at Diploma level at minimum.

For detailed information on eligibility criteria, recruitment process, timeframes, testing, training, salary, and FAQs, please visit Frequently asked questions - Airservices (


Our Benefits:

Join Airservices and enjoy a challenging and rewarding career with benefits such as:

Excellent remuneration and generous super contribution, including a salary during training.

Ongoing training and development opportunities.

Future career paths in leadership, safety, training, and projects.

Access to a gymnasium with personal instructors in operational centers (Melbourne and Brisbane).

Supportive and professional culture.

Visit our security check requirements for successful applicants.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity, providing equal employment opportunities, and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

To apply, visit our candidate portal Current opportunities - Airservices ( Don't miss this opportunity to soar to new heights in your career. 


At Airservices Australia, we embrace and thrive on diversity of thought, perspectives, and capabilities because we know the benefits of having a workforce that is representative of the community that we serve. We appreciate everyone is unique, and acknowledge diversity in thought leads to greater transparency and improved consideration in our decision making.

We believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success. We actively encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds, gender identities, people living with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

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