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AVI30519 Certificate III in

Aviation (Rescue Crew Officer)

Traineeship term: up to 24 months ­  Your fee estimate*:

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This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency rescue crew duties in support of aviation operations.

Rescue crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge within rotary wing operational environments.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as flight crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Orders.

Rescue crew seeking authorisation as non-licensed personnel should check these requirements with CASA.

Occupations may include:

Helicopter Crew Officer

Rescue Crew Officer (RCO)

Aviation Rescue Crew officer

Down the Wire Crew officer

Police, paramedics and other emergency service personnel

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