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Air Power Trainers' Course


The Air Power Trainers’ Course (APTC) is designed for PMET-09 air power instructors from No.1 Recruit Training Unit, Officers' Training School and School of Postgraduate Studies. However, APDC is able to conduct an APTC for other units/organisations.

The APTC refreshes air power knowledge by updating and enhancing the understanding of air power, covering the following topics:

  • Doctrine
  • Strategy
  • History
  • Capability
  • Space
  • Future and
  • Professional mastery

APTC is usually conducted HMAS Harman in Canberra. The course consists of three-and-a-half days of classroom instruction in the form of presentations and guided discussion delivered by Air Force SMEs, and a guided tour of the Australian War Memorial.

Course schedule - 2019

Course dates are yet to be determined.


Units can discuss dates for the APTC by submitting an email with your requirments to