Aviation - Not on offer 2019

Seaton High School UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Project
Host: Seaton High School

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is an aircraft piloted by remote control or onboard computers, also known as a 'drone'.

The Seaton High School UAV Project is offered in collaboration with The University of Adelaide's Centre of Applied Conservation Science and Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility. The program will be offered one day per week (Wednesdays) during 2018 as a SACE Integrated Program, combining Stage 1 Geography (10 credits), Stage 1 Scientific Studies (10 credits) and Stage 2 Design and Technology: Systems and Control Products (Stage 2). Students will also graduate with the following CASA-approved industry qualifications:
  • Remote Pilots Licence (RePL)
  • Aeronautical Radio Operators Certificate (AROC)
Curriculum content includes:
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation and Terminology
  • Air Legislation Systems and Components
  • Aerodynamics and Motion
  • Human Factor and Consideration
  • Flight Training
  • Flight Testing
The program is open to year 11 and 12 students (in 2018) from WASSN (Western Adelaide Secondary Schools Network) schools. The program will prepare students for a wide range of tertiary pathways in areas such as Aerospace, Engineering, Conservation and Earth Sciences.

Career Information

Career Options

Aeronautical Radio Operator, Airport and Airline Operations, Flight Instructor, Pilot, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot.

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