AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) Domestic – TAFE Queensland

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TAFE Queensland and Airways Aviation are excited to offer AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane).*
*This course is delivered by Airways Aviation on behalf of TAFE Queensland at its state-of-the-art training facilities based in Bilinga, QLD. Course certificate and/ or statement of attainment will be issued by TAFE Queensland.

Designed in conjunction with industry, the successful completion of this course will give you the knowledge and practical skills required to embark upon a career as a professional pilot. Pilots with a Commercial Pilot Licence work in a diverse range of industry sectors – from agriculture and tourism to aerial surveillance and passenger transport.

This course includes both flight training and theory training – that means you will master the practical while engaged with the theoretical.

The integrated program is full time and covers both theory and flight training in-house.

You will complete a minimum of 150 hours flying which includes at least:

  • 70 hours as pilot in command (PIC)
  • 20 hours cross country as pilot in command (PIC)
  • 10 hours instrument flight time (IF)

Course must be completed within 2 years from course commencement.

Training Aircrafts:

  • Cessna 172
  • Cessna 182
  • Piper PA44

Theory training for this course covers:

  • aerodynamics
  • operations, performance and flight planning
  • aircraft general knowledge
  • navigation
  • meteorology
  • flight rules and air law
  • human factors
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Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 17 years of age upon enrolment, 18 years of age to sit a flight test
  • Be in possession of, or be able to obtain a current Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) for flight crew which includes a criminal history check
  • Have an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Hold a current Aviation Class 1 Medical
  • Be eligible to obtain General English Language Proficiency (GELP) with CASA.
  • Successful completion and recommendation of the flight evaluation program with Airways Aviation