The RAAF aircraft apprentice scheme

Australia, 1957

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Shows opportunities for boys to take up trades in the RAAF. They begin a 5 year course at Wagga (NSW). Then according to aptitude and ambition, they go on to learn care and repair of ground transport, aero engines, aircraft, armaments, radio and electronic equipment. The film stresses the chances for a full life in training, higher study and promotion.



Geoffrey Thompson

production company

Australia. Royal Australian Air Force

Australia. Royal Air Force. Films Advisory Bureau






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Apprentices

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career education

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia. Royal Australian Air Force

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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