Course Title: Marshal aircraft

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4333 Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Structures)

Course Title: Marshal aircraft

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to marshal aircraft during start/shutdown phases, by day and night, and to direct aircraft movements as ground personnel using standard aircraft marshalling signals. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

Work must be carried out in accordance with workplace procedures and the relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and other relevant regulatory authorities.
Use for ADF Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders and Instructions and applicable CASA compliance.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AVIF3016A Marshal aircraft


Conduct aircraft marshalling

Establish/disestablish aircraft parking position

Prepare for marshalling

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • Practical demonstration of skills application and underpinning theory questioning
  • Observations of practical tasks
  • 3rd Party Reports by ADF experts and assessors