Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) AVI50215
Aviation Australia’s Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is designed to provide you with all technical and non-technical skills you will need to achieve your Commercial Pilots Licence with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
Working with Mission Aviation Fellowship’s 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.
The training focuses on theoretical components such as radio communications, risk management strategies and procedures, flight planning, aviation law – along with practical experience with briefing and flight training, which includes aeroplane take-off, landing, fuel management, situational awareness and abnormal flight situations.
This course can be paired with the Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating).
This course is delivered by Mission Aviation Fellowship on behalf of Aviation Australia.
Candidates must complete a Technical and Non-Technical Assessment along with a valid Medical Assessment, prior to Enrolment.
VET Student Loan applicants must meet additional entry/eligibility requirements.
Units of Competency
AVIE4001 Maintain aircraft radio communications
AVIF0004 Implement aviation risk management processes
AVIF0005 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
AVIF0007 Implement threat and error management strategies
AVIF0008 Manage safe flight operations
AVIF0011 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo
AVIF0014 Manage human factors in aviation operations
AVIH0002 Plan a flight under visual flight rules
AVIH4001 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules
AVIH4012 Plan a flight under night visual flight rules
AVIH4013 Navigate aircraft under night visual flight rules
AVILIC0001 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane
AVIO0002 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
AVIW4001 Manage pre- and post-flight actions
AVIW5018 Operate and manage aircraft systems
AVIY0001 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments
AVIY0002 Operate aircraft in a controlled airspace
AVIY0003 Operation in Class G airspace
AVIY0004 Operate at non-towered aerodromes
AVIY0005 Operate at a controlled aerodrome
AVIY0008 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations
AVIY0009 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations
AVIY0018 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures
AVIY0019 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations
AVIY4001 Control aeroplane on the ground
AVIY4002 Take off aeroplane
AVIY4003 Control aeroplane in normal flight
AVIY4004 Land aeroplane
AVIY4007 Manage aircraft fuel
AVIZ4001 Manage situation awareness in aircraft flight
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 Mission Aviation Fellowship – Mareeba Airport:
Mareeba Queensland 4880
General training hours* are between 7.30am to 4.30pm, 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||$16,900||$16,900||$3,380||$0|
|2||Private Pilot Licence||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$13,600||$13,600||$2,720||$0|
|3||Night VFR, Pilot in Command experience||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$19,800||$19,800||$3,960||$0|
|4||Commercial Pilot Licence||Theory, Practical||Estimated 7 days from commencement of the study/fee period||$20,100||$20,100||$4,020||$0|
|TOTAL LOAN VALUE||$84,600|
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.
To enquire, select ‘Enrol Now’ next to a course date below. 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.