Qantas Group Pilot Academy

Wellcamp, TOOWOOMBA, QLD, Australia

FTA is a world-class training provider for the Australian Aviation industry and some of the world’s leading airlines. Qantas has appointed Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) as the training provider for the Toowoomba site. FTA Queensland in association with QGPA plan to recruit staff from the surrounding areas where possible, to fill vacancies, thus supporting the existing local workforce and infrastructure in Toowoomba and surrounding areas.

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We are currently seeking Expressions Of Interest (EOI) and Actively Sourcing (AS) for the following positions.

Manager of Student Welfare Full-Time

Flight Training Adelaide Queensland (FTAQ) specialises in delivering to the highest standard, ab-initio pilot training for the airline industry. Our students come from all over the world and have a broad range of objectives and needs, which we aim to satisfy through the wide variety of courses and support services we offer.


Working in consultation with the Executive Team, the Manager of Student Welfare plays a key role in the experience of students and other visitors to our school. As part of a team, the Manager of Student Welfare aims to welcome, engage and support students throughout their journey at FTA Queensland, complete a range of associated administrative tasks, and assist both internal and external stakeholders by providing a high standard of service to all.


Apply at the SEEK website.


Finance Support Officer Full-Time

We are currently seeking a Full Time Finance Support Officer to join us and work with our qualified team.  Working in consultation with the Financial Controller, the Finance Support Officer plays a key role in the management of key financial aspects of the academy. The role requires flexibility in responding to the identified priorities of the Finance department and a willingness to embrace new technologies to maintain a culture of continuous improvement.


Responsible for assisting in all duties related to the operational and accountancy finance functions, you will be required to work with limited supervision at times, consulting with management on sensitive and contentious issues to agree on a suitable course of action.


Apply at the SEEK website.


Manager of Standards Full-Time

We are currently seeking applications for a highly motivated and professional dedicated Manager of Standards for FTA Queensland.

The role is full-time on a 7-day roster, working 5 of the 7 days.

Reliability, good communication, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise calmly is essential for success in this role.



Current Australian FIR Grade 1 META ; (compulsory)

Hold/held Command Instrument Rating

Class 1 medical



A current pre-employment Drug & Alcohol test is required if successful.



Instrument training approval

Multi-engine training approval



If you meet the criteria specified above, please forward your resume including flying history and a copy of your flight crew licence to Human Resources Manager, Amber Chamberlain at achamberlain@flyfta.com


Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) Full-Time

We are currently looking for suitably qualified Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to join our team of highly skilled professionals. The role is in our Engineering Department based at Wellcamp, Queensland, reporting to the Engineering Manager.


FTAQ operates and owns a large fleet of fixed wing Diamond DA40 and DA42 aircraft.


The position requires a CASA B1.2 licence or overseas equivalent.


The salary for this role will depend on qualifications and experience of the LAME applicant and is between $75,000 AUD to $90,000 AUD per annum.


If an overseas licence conversion is required for the applicant, FTA will ensure the applicant is paid the salary of an AME until the licence conversion is complete, then the salary will be that of a LAME in the indicative range as stated above.


If you believe this role is for you, please provide your Expression of Interest and Resume, and if applicable your visa status, to Amber Chamberlain achamberlain@flyfta.com


Aviation Ground Theory Instructor Full-Time
The GTI position is responsible for the effective and professional delivery of CASA CPL and CASA/EASA ATPL ground training syllabi.


If you are interested, please provide your Expression of Interest and Resume to Amber Chamberlain achamberlain@flyfta.com


Flight Instructor Vacancy Full-time Ongoing


Parafield Airport, South Australia, Australia

Wellcamp, Queensland, Australia


Company overview

Flight Training Adelaide (Pty) Ltd (FTA) is one of the world’s premium airline pilot training schools employing more than 180 staff and providing flying training & residential facilities for up to 300 cadet pilots from many of the world’s finest airlines. As a result of strong business growth, Flight Training Adelaide and Flight Training Queensland is expanding its flight instructor numbers.


FTA and FTAQ has dedicated teams for our students and we employ Instructors teaching flight training, ground theory and simulator training, allowing for specialised tuition.  Individual specialisation ensures all employees teach in their chosen field, while allowing them to hone their particular skills.


Job overview

We are currently seeking applications from highly motivated and professional dedicated flying instructors who are Grade 2 or above or whom are classed as Senior Grade 3.


Role requirements

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • Current Australian FIR Grade 3 or above (compulsory)
  • Hold/held Command Instrument Rating


A pre-employment AOD test is required if successful.


This position is only available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or if you are a permanent resident of Australia.


If you meet the criteria specified above, please forward your resume including flight history to the email address shown below.  Please address your application to the Human Resources Officer, Flight Training Adelaide, Amber Chamberlain achamberlain@flyfta.com


If you have not heard from us by the closing date you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Human Resource Manager (FTA Queensland)
Show your interest in a position by completing the form at the links provided and include, (1) a copy of your right to work in Australia, (2) updated resume and (3) if applicable, Pilots License, all in one file as an attachment.

For further information please contact Bernie Thackeray at bthackeray@www.flyfta.com

The positions are only available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or if you are a permanent resident of Australia

The duration of the review process will be determined by the number of applications we receive. When the review is completed you will be contacted by the HR Manager or member of the FTA-Q management team.

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