Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) | Sunshine Coast
This course is delivered by Flight Options Pilot Academy on behalf of Aviation Australia.
Working with the Flight Options Pilot Academy team of experienced instructors – you will gain your CPL with instructors who have extensive flying experience and aviation industry knowledge to provide the most relevant and up-to-date instruction.
13 July 2020 – 11 June 2021
Upcoming Assessment Centre Days:
- Tuesday 19th May 2020
- Tuesday 26th May 2020
Candidates must successfully complete pre-entry Assessment (including interview and aptitude testing) prior to enrolment. Further requirements include CASA Medical and ASIC.
VET Student Loan applicants must meet additional entry/eligibility requirements.
Units of Competency
|AVIE0006||Maintain aircraft radio communications||Core|
|AVIF0023||Apply aircraft safety procedures||Elective|
|AVIF0026||Implement aviation risk management processes||Core|
|AVIF0027||Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes||Core|
|AVIF0029||Implement threat and error management strategies||Core|
|AVIF0030||Manage safe flight operations||Core|
|AVIF0033||Manage aircraft passengers and cargo||Core|
|AVIF0035||Manage human factors in aviation operations||Core|
|AVIH0010||Plan a flight under visual flight rules||Core|
|AVIH0014||Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules||Core|
|AVIH0016||Navigate aircraft under night visual flight rules||Elective|
|AVILIC0003||Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane||Core|
|AVIN0003||Command an aircraft in a multi-crew environment||Elective|
|AVIN0004||Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command||Elective|
|AVIO0017||Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation||Core|
|AVIW0029||Manage pre- and post-flight actions||Core|
|AVIW0032||Operate and manage aircraft systems||Core|
|AVIY0033||Operate and manage aircraft systems||Core|
|AVIY0034||Operate in controlled airspace||Core|
|AVIY0035||Operate in Class G airspace||Core|
|AVIY0036||Operate at non-towered aerodromes||Core|
|AVIY0037||Operate at a controlled aerodrome||Core|
|AVIY0038||Operate aeroplane at low level||Elective|
|AVIY0039||Conduct aerial application operations||Elective|
|AVIY0040||Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations||Core|
|AVIY0041||Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations||Core|
|AVIY0046||Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures||Core|
|AVIY0047||Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations||Core|
|AVIY0054||Control aeroplane on the ground||Core|
|AVIY0055||Take off aeroplane||Core|
|AVIY0056||Control aeroplane in normal flight||Core|
|AVIY0058||Manage aircraft fuel||Core|
|AVIY0073||Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night||Elective|
|AVIZ0002||Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command||Elective|
|AVIZ0006||Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight||Core|
Recognition of Prior Learning
Aviation Australia offers an opportunity for recognition of prior learning (RPL) to be assessed. RPL may include holders of a CASA Recreational Pilots Licence, CASA Private Pilots Licence and/or a foreign pilots licence or those that have previous studies, qualifications and experience.
Please contact us for more details.
Training Hours and Location
Training is completed onsite at Flight Options Pilot Academy– Sunshine Coast Airport:
18 Friendship Ave, Sunshine Coast Airport
Mudjimba Queensland 4564
General training hours* are between 8.30am to 4.15pm, however these times may vary based on available flying hours and briefing hours.
*Training hours can be subject to change
The course duration is approximately 50 weeks (with a minimum 20 hour per week face to face study commitment).
There are theory/self-study training components contained in this course. Students require access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. Students must be dedicated and committed to achieving the qualification by completing self-study for a minimum of 5 hours per week (in addition to face to face training). If a student fails to meet each study period requirements, they may be unable to progress to the next study period.
This information is for ABINITIO enrolments with no current qualification/prior learning. This information will be provided to you upon enrolment, for your individual enrolment. Please note that these are subject to change.
|PERIOD||SUBJECT/S||DELIVERY||CENSUS DATE||TUITON FEE||LOAN AMOUNT||LOAN FEE (20%)||GAP FEE|
|1||First Solo, Recreational Pilot Licence||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$21,250||$21,250||$4,250||$2,011|
|2||Private Pilot Licence||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$21,250||$21,250||$4,250||$2,011|
|3||VFR, Pilot in Command experience||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$21,250||$21,250||$4,250||$2,011|
|4||Commercial Pilot Licence||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$21,250||$21,250||$4,250||$0|
|TOTAL LOAN VALUE||$102,000|
How Do I Enrol?
All students must successfully meet the course pre-requisites (listed above) prior to being offered a position and submitting an application for enrolment.
Fill out the enquiry form below and our team will be in contact to discuss the course options and scheduling in the pre-requisite assessments.
NOTE: Enrolments close approximately 2 weeks before the course commencement date. It is recommended that you start the enquiry process a minimum of 8 weeks prior to your desired course date to allow for time to complete the entry requirements.
To express your interest, please complete the form below and we will contact you with further details.