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Did you know that by 2037, the aviation industry will need more than 2.4 million new aviation personnel. Be prepared for this increase in industry demand with USQ's Aviation degrees.
Are you an aspiring pilot? Study USQ’s Bachelor of Aviation and learn to fly in our world-class flight simulators in your first year of study! With a Boeing 737-800 simulator located at our USQ Springfield campus, and our new Airbus A320 simulator located at our Toowoomba campus, the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere, you will be able to replicate an entire flight whilst studying at USQ. With industry leading equipment and technology, you will carry-out structured ground and air exercises to prepare you for a career in aviation, allowing you to apply both theory and practical skills.
Find out what our students, alumni and staff have to say about our Aviation programs.
USQ offers a range of postgraduate opportunities in this area.
University of Southern Queensland aviation students will be able to experience flying in our world-class Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 type simulators in their very first year of study. USQ is the only university in Australia with this combination of flight simulators, making USQ stand out from the rest. Take to the skies with the University of Southern Queensland.
USQ and the Qantas Group Pilot Academy recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide USQ aviation students an opportunity to soar high by undertaking their flying training at the Qantas Group Pilot Academy. Qantas appointed Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) as the training provider for the Qantas Group Pilot Academy, Toowoomba site.
FTA is a world-class training provider for the Australian aviation industry and some of the world’s leading airlines. Since its founding in 1982, FTA has been focused on producing future airline captains, rather than simply training students to obtain a licence.
In partnership with the Qantas Group, FTA offers a full range of services, including student selection, ab initio and advanced training courses, as well as management of accommodation facilities onsite at Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport. FTA’s highly trained and committed staff ensure that the training environment and content of the courses not only exceed student expectations but also contribute to the creation of a truly world-class pilot school. Find out more about the Qantas Group Pilot Academy.