The global aviation industry is undergoing a massive revolution to migrate to a newly connected and entirely digitised aviation era. Engagement in digital transformation is one of the current priorities for the industry operation. Different disciplines including data science, mechanical and electronic engineering are involved. HKU SPACE is providing different aviation engineering and technology programmes to support the industry development. Some of the programmes are strictly following the industry requirements including the aircraft maintenance (HKAR-66 Category A). All the programmes are taught by the industry experts with relevant professional certification.
The programme is designed for aviation practitioners who possess working experience in the aviation industry and would like to learn the latest knowledge and skills of big data applications in the aviation environment. The programme would cover the basic concept and application of big data analysis, and its best practice to support the aviation business decision making. Students will also learn the importance of data organisation, the relevant privacy and ethics requirements of data application.
This programme is based on the syllabus for the Private Pilot's Licence (Aeroplanes) published by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of the Australian Government. It contains four articulated modules which will lead to the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) level of training. Industry graded flight simulator is available for students' practice (with Aeroplane model Cessna C172) throughout the programme.
The programme will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the work operation procedures of commercial flying in Hong Kong. Students will also acquire knowledge and related information to be a commercial jet aircraft pilot. Experienced teachers including Captain or Senior pilots of local airlines.
Students who have completed the whole programme (70% Attendance) plus a pass in the assessment will be awarded a Certificate for Module (Operation Procedures of Commercial Flying in Hong Kong) within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.
This course is designed for senior secondary students who are interested in aviation and have the passion to fly an aeroplane. It will prepare students with necessary knowledge and skills that are required for supporting their future practical flight training. The curriculum is based on the syllabus for the Australian Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplanes) published by Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of the Australian Government.
HKU SPACE respects personal data and is committed to full implementation and compliance with the data protection principles and all relevant provisions of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.