Aeronautical Engineer

Aeronautical Engineering is one of the most challenging and exciting fields of engineering where you work with the latest technology. Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineers are mechanical engineers who work to develop new technology for aviation, space exploration and airborne defence systems.

Aeroplane Pilot

Take to the open skies as an Aeroplane Pilot. Soar above the earth transporting passengers or cargo from one place to another. Protect our borders in a fighter jet or help farmers spray crops for disease and insects. As an Aeroplane Pilot there are so many different choices you can make.

Air Cargo Agent

Air Cargo Agents co-ordinate the shipment of freight. They also keep track of delays in departure to make sure that cargo reaches its destination according to plan and on time.

Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Control (ATC) is one of the most stressful jobs in the world. Air Traffic Controllers maintain the safe orderly and efficient flow of air traffic. They monitor the movement of aircraft along major air routes and around airports by giving pilots instructions and advice as to height, speed and course.

Aircraft Assembler

The job of an Aircraft Assembler will depend on what they trade they study. Most Aircraft Technicians have a mechanical or structures qualification.

Aircraft Baggage Handler

The job of an Aircraft Baggage Handler is to load and unload luggage and cargo off coming and going aircraft. They usually work at airports and sometimes are required to help the maintenance or ground crew, when necessary.

Aircraft Composite Structures Worker

Aircraft Composite Structures Workers are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Composite Structures Worker is to make sure aircraft are in good shape structurally. They are responsible for the physical parts, not the mechanical parts.

Aircraft Electrician

Aircraft Electricians are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Electrician is to inspect, trouble-fault, repair and maintain all the complex electrical systems on an aircraft.

Aircraft Electroplater

The job of an Aircraft Electroplater is to use an electro-chemical process to plate aircraft parts to protect them from corrosion. They may also reconstruct worn parts to their original dimensions and standards.

Aircraft Instrument Mechanic

Aircraft Instrument Mechanics are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Instrument Mechanic is to inspect, install, trouble-shoot, repair and maintain all the avionics equipment.

Aircraft Loader

Aircraft Loaders pack, load and unload aircraft and transfer freight and baggage between airport buildings and aircraft. They also assist passengers to and from aircraft.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

What is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer? An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is also known as an AME. They are responsible for the maintenance of the aircraft and to make sure that it’s air-worthy.

Aircraft Mechanic

Aircraft Mechanics are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Mechanic is to keep planes operating safely and efficiently. People’s lives are at stake which makes this job extremely important. Aircraft Mechanics regularly service aircraft, overhaul engines and parts and test the every-day smooth running of the aeroplanes.

Aircraft Painter

Aircraft Painters are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Painter is to maintain the coatings on the aircraft. The Aircraft Painter will have to be trained in safety, colour blending and painting techniques. Their work is physical, so an Aircraft Painter should be relatively fit.

Aircraft Radiotrician

Aircraft Radiotricians are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Radiotrician is to carry out the maintenance of all communication systems on the aircraft.

Aircraft Sheetmetal Worker

Aircraft Sheetmetal Workers are in demand! Aircraft Sheet Metalworkers manufacture sheet metal components from which aircraft are assembled. They mark off and cut sheet metal according to engineering drawings.

Aircraft Trimmer

Aircraft Trimmers are in demand! The job of an Aircraft Trimmer is to maintain the interior of aircrafts and cabins. They need to maintain a high quality of service and stick to strict safety guidelines.

Aircraft Welder

Aircraft Welders are in demand! Aircraft Welders work on aeroplanes and other kinds of aircraft like helicopters and spacecraft etc. Their job is to weld and repair aircraft components.

Airline Station Manager

The job of an Airline Station Manager is to manage all flight & ground operations at an airport. Depending on the size of the airport the Airline Station Manager might even sell tickets and help with baggage etc.

Airport Fire Fighter

Airport Fire Fighters are specialised fire fighters. Their main job is to make sure crew and passengers are evacuated and safe during and after an an airport ground emergency.

Airport Planner

An Airport Planner’s job has many responsibilities. They are in charge of all airport facilities including the following: the design, improvements, maintenance and expansions to buildings, runways, taxi and bus terminals, roads, cargo terminals, fueling areas, hangers etc.

Bush Pilot

A career as a Bush Pilot requires intricate flying skills and a sense of adventure! A Bush Pilot is a person who is able to fly small airplanes to and from areas usually inaccessible to larger aircraft or other means of transportation.

Cabin Attendant

Cabin Attendants are in demand! A Cabin Attendant’s job is to help make flights as safe, comfortable and enjoyable as possible for their passengers. They are also known as Cabin Crew, Air Stewards or Flight Attendants.

Flight Attendant

Flight Attendants are in demand! A Flight Attendant’s job is to help make flights as safe, comfortable and enjoyable as possible for their passengers. They are also known as Cabin Crew, Air Stewards.

Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter Pilot – Are you well co-ordinated and enjoy flying? Are you passionate about helicopters? Can see yourself talking visitors to SA for flips over the city or doing rescue work, etc? Why not consider a career as a Helicopter Pilot?


What is a Pilot? Commercial Pilots are in demand! There is a shortage in SA. A Commercial Pilot is a pilot who has the necessary qualifications and can therefore get paid for flying airplanes. These planes may be flown for international carriers like SAA or for freight planes carrying cargo or carrying tourists etc.


Radartricians are in demand! A Radartrician is a person who has specialised in electronics and radar equipment. Their job will be to maintain and repair radar equipment. It’s a very responsible job.