Course Coordinator FWSAR Job at CAE Inc. – in Comox, BC

Role and Responsibilities


CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 9,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com

Passionate about your field? Looking for a work environment where you can meet challenges, innovate, use state-of-the-art tools and collaborate with experts from various sectors? Want to join a world‑class company and industry leader and be proud to contribute to our projects and mission? Come join our team and share your passion with us!

Sounds like something you are up for? That’s why we need you to complete our team. This role is a full-time, temporary position with a current end date of December 2025. There is the opportunity for it to become permanent.

The role:
Responsible for coordinating and managing the students on CAE FWSAR supported courses. This position works in close coordination with the CAE FWSAR Scheduler. This position requires efficient work planning, flexibility in a dynamic environment and the capacity to prioritize daily activities as they unfold. The Course Coordinator is the primary point of contact between students and CAE prior to and during their courses.

Review student course loading messages and create associated files for each course / student as required

Send welcome letters and course loading instructions to incoming students

Prepare, publish and distribute an overall course timetable

Timely production of course documentation and reports

Manage eLearning accounts and provide CBT support

Manage training records and archives, keeping data up-to-date until member retires from RCAF

Keep ILMS & AFIILE up to date

Liaise with Scheduler to ensure course timetable is produced and accurate

Amend schedules due to any unforeseen delays or manning changes

Coordinate with Scheduler on availability of training devices, CAE/RCAF instructors and classroom allocation for the course

Together with Scheduler, resolve scheduling conflicts

Coordinate and arrange course graduation ceremonies

Experience in the aviation industry and Flight Simulation is desirable

Previous experience working within an RCAF Operational or Training Squadron. Knowledge of Canadian Forces Individual Training & Education System (CFITES), Air Force Integrated Information and Learning Environment (AFIILE) /Defence Learning Network (DLN), Qualification Standards (QS) and Training Plans (TP) desirable

Education – high school as a minimum with 2-5 years related experience

Excellent PC skills (Word, Excel and outlook)

Strong interpersonal skills and team player attitude are essential

Organized and accurate detail work are essential

Able to work using own initiative

Strong focus on quality with a continuous drive towards process improvement & customer satisfaction

Ability to concentrate and work in a fast paced environment. Readily accepts changes and adjusts accordingly

Ability to maintain strong customer orientation under adverse circumstances

Work involves frequent interruptions that are unpredictable and imposed or controlled by others. Capable of handling several tasks and projects simultaneously with limited supervision. Ability to adapt to a changing environment

MANDATORY: Be able to hold a Canadian Security Clearance & Controlled Good Clearance

MANDATORY: Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident or with a valid Work Permit

We offer you:
Autonomy within a responsible position with a high visibility

A supportive, dynamic team and a friendly corporate culture

Excellent global career opportunities within an international, growth-oriented company

A wide range of services for your health and personal well-being, with a company benefits plan, pension and stock purchase plans

Does this sound like an interesting challenge for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

About the Company

Company: CAE Inc. –

Company Location:  Comox, BC

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