Published on January 17th, 2016 | by Mark Dwyer


Certificate in Aviation with Atlantic AirVenture Shannon

This course is an exciting introduction to the subject of Aviation, exploring core concepts of flight and some of the engineering that makes it possible. The course covers a cross section of topics ranging from the practical application of how aircraft are engineered, flown, controlled and separated, and looks at how humans interact with these systems and the environment. Instructors are experienced aircraft engineers, air traffic controllers, commercial pilots and instructors. The course runs for 10 weeks, one evening per week, beginning on Tuesday 23rd February at 6.00 pm – 10.00 pm

course_media_maintenancevisitCertificate in Aviation is validated by the Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering at Limerick Institute of Technology as part of their Flexible Learning Programme FETAC Level 6 Special Purpose Award.

This course is an ideal for those Applying for Training or Degree Course

Individuals who are interested in applying for an aircraft engineering or technician training qualification or aviation degree courses and who are interested in gaining a foundation knowledge of core aspects.

Looking at Aviation as a Career Change Individuals who are seeking employment within the aviation industry and interested in learning more about the subject.

Professional Development

Individuals currently employed in the Aircraft Leasing or Aviation Support sector. Responsible in areas such as legal, financial, records management or sales and marketing roles who interact with technical teams.

Lifelong Learning

course_media_LITclassIndividuals interested in developing and consolidating their aviation knowledge base regardless of career path or stage.

This course suitable for those interested in further studies and opportunities available in the industry both in the Shannon Region and nationwide.

  • EASA Cat A Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • EASA Cat B Licensed Aircraft Engineer
  • BE Aeronautical Engineering
  • BE Aircraft Maintenance and Airworthiness Engineering
  • Aircraft Leasing and Finance sector
  • Commercial Airline Pilot
  • BE Aircraft Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Aviation & Transport
  • Air Traffic Control
  • BEng Tech Aviation Technology
  • Employment in Aviation support roles.

Commencing Tuesday February 23rd 2016

Time: 6.00 pm -10.00 pm

Location: Atlantic AirVenture Aviation Education Centre Shannon, Co Clare

Fees €495.00

Registration with Limerick Institute of Technology

Flexible Learning Department

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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