Aviation Finance Finuas Logo

Location: Shannon 

Duration:10 weeks, 4 hours per week, plus field trips Tuesday from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm Commencing Tuesday 29th September 2015

Cost: €420.00 pp


Programme Overview:

This course is an ideal introduction to the fundamental aspects of Aviation for those who have an interest in further aviation training, or as professional development for those already working  within the industry without formal aviation training.

The course will be delivered over 10 weeks, one evening per week; classes are of 4 hr duration and includes a visit to a MRO Maintenance Repair and Overhaul facility. Instructors are experienced industry professionals working with local and international airlines, aviation authorities and MROs.  The course is validated by the LIT Department of Mechanical and Automobile Engineering (FETAC Level 6) in partnership with LIT

Programme Objectives

On successful completion of this programme, the student will have an appreciation of the vital elements of Aeronautics.
They will be capable of explaining the physical laws that govern flight, some of the engineering utilised to achieve it, and the practical application of how aircraft are flown, controlled and separated.

Target Audience

Aircraft Leasing  industry,  within areas such as Aviation Finance and Business, Marketing, Asset Management and Deliveries, Legal, Materials, Logistics, Records, Technical Analysis, and Statistics.

Programme Content

Module 1 Introduction to Aerodynamics, Aircraft Instrumentation, the Jet Engine, Aircraft Composite Technology, Aircraft Structures.

Module 2 Meteorology, Human Factors in Aviation Air Traffic Control System, Flight Theory, Flight Control.


Trainer Profile Qualification & Relevant Experience

Atlantic AirVenture Co Ltd  t/a Shannon Flight Centre IRL/RTF/A24-12

is an Irish Aviation Authority Registered Training Facility in accordance with

JAR-FCL-1 (Aeroplane) for the provision of Theoretical Knowledge Instruction for PPL (A)

2011:  Introduction to the Aviation Industry Evening Course.

2013:  Aviation Fundamentals Course designed and delivered for Parc CAE Aviation.

2014: ‘Certificate in Aviation’ Level 6 SPA validated by Limerick Institute of Technology.

2014:  ‘Foundation in Aviation’ JSSP Course provided for ACIST Skillnet.

2015: Aviation Fundamentals – Provided for GECAS / Aviation Finance Finuas Skillnet.

2015: Intensive Engine Course: Provided for GECAS / Aviation Finance Finuas Skillnet.


Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills

The Aviation Finance Finuas Network is funded by member companies and the Finuas Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

Click here for Finuas Network website www.finuas.ie



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