Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)

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The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is ideal for Students wishing to pursue a career within the Aviation industry. Our experienced and professional Pilot Instructors will guide you through an intensive course of both theory and practical flight training.
No previous flying experience is required.

Our curriculum is developed in line with the stringent regulatory standards of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

Within 2 years you will be completing the training on Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL), Private Pilot Licence (PPL) and Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and be ready to embark on your career in aviation.

Students undertaking these courses will be enrolled at Box Hill Institute (BHI). Soar Advanced Flight Training (SAFT) is contracted by BHI to deliver the training and assessment on BHI’s behalf. Upon completion, you will receive certification from Box Hill Institute. Box Hill Institute RTO Code: 4687 CRICOS Number: 02411J. SAFT RTO Code: 22488, CRICOS Number: 03291D

Upcoming Course Dates:

Start Date Delivery Student Type CRICOS Code City
February 1, 2018 Part Time Domestic Melbourne
February 2, 2018 Part Time Domestic Melbourne
February 19, 2018 Part Time Domestic Sydney
February 19, 2018 Part Time Domestic Sydney
March 15, 2018 Part Time Domestic Melbourne
March 15, 2018 Part Time Domestic Melbourne

Privileges of Licence

After successfully completing this course, CASA Commercial Pilot Licence requirements, and an appropriate level of experience, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as:

  • a charter pilot,
  • a flight instructor,
  • agricultural operations pilot,
  • commercial airline pilot,
  • search and rescue pilot,
  • fire spotting and aerial surveyor,
  • joy flight operator, or
  • air ambulance pilot.

Typically once completing this step Students choose to either work towards an Instrument rating or an Instructor rating.

Units of Competency

CODE

TITLE

HOURS

AVIE4001 MAINTAIN AIRCRAFT RADIO COMMUNICATIONS 15
AVIF0004 IMPLEMENT AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 50
AVIF0005 IMPLEMENT AVIATION FATIGUE RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 40
AVIF0007 IMPLEMENT THREAT AND ERROR MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES 22
AVIF0008 MANAGE SAFE FLIGHT OPERATIONS 30
AVIF0011 MANAGE AIRCRAFT PASSENGERS AND CARGO 40
AVIF0014 MANAGE HUMAN FACTORS IN AVIATION OPERATIONS 20
AVIH0002 PLAN A FLIGHT UNDER VISUAL FLIGHT RULES 20
AVIH4001 NAVIGATE AIRCRAFT UNDER VISUAL FLIGHT RULES 130
AVILIC0001 LICENCE TO OPERATE A COMMERCIAL AEROPLANE 0
AVIO0002 MANAGE DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR AND UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE WITH AVIATION 20
AVIW4001 MANAGE PRE- AND POST-FLIGHT ACTIONS 30
AVIW5018 OPERATE AND MANAGE AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS 40
AVIY0001 OPERATE AIRCRAFT USING AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS 67
AVIY0002 OPERATE IN CONTROLLED AIRSPACE 30
AVIY0003 OPERATE IN CLASS G AIRSPACE 40
AVIY0004 OPERATE AT NON-TOWERED AERODROMES 79
AVIY0005 OPERATE AT A CONTROLLED AERODROME 79
AVIY0008 APPLY AERONAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE TO AVIATION OPERATIONS 15
AVIY0009 APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF CIVIL AIR LAW TO AVIATION OPERATIONS 15
AVIY0018 EXECUTE ADVANCED AEROPLANE MANOEUVRES AND PROCEDURES 54
AVIY0019 MANAGE ABNORMAL AEROPLANE FLIGHT SITUATIONS 40
AVIY4001 CONTROL AEROPLANE ON THE GROUND 15
AVIY4002 TAKE OFF AEROPLANE 20
AVIY4003 CONTROL AEROPLANE IN NORMAL FLIGHT 45
AVIY4004 LAND AEROPLANE 30
AVIY4007 MANAGE AIRCRAFT FUEL 20
AVIY5024 OPERATE AIRCRAFT IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN AT NIGHT 20
AVIZ4001 MANAGE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS IN AIRCRAFT FLIGHT 79

For more information, visit the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) page on the Box Hill Institute website.

Fees & Financing

VET Student Loans is an Australian government loan scheme available to eligible Diploma students through Box Hill Institute.

Eligibility requirements include that a student must be:

  • an Australian citizen; or
  • hold a permanent humanitarian visa and usually reside in Australia; or
  • be a qualifying New Zealand citizen.

For more information on VET Student Loans and qualifying requirements, visit Box Hill Institute’s website – Financial Support for Students. Alternatively, you can contact our course coordinators on 1300 11 7627 or email courses@soaraviation.com.au

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised – Standard $78389.00
Full Fee $89991.00

 

Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities $145
Diagnostic Tests & Support $60

The student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 11 7627.

Pathways

Entry pathway:

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning and Advanced Entry into the Diploma of Aviation – Commercial Pilot Licence, if you currently hold a:

  • Recreational Pilot Certificate (RPC)
  • Recreational Pilot Licence (PRL)
  • or Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

You may be able to reduce the time it takes to get your qualification. For more information and to find out if you are eligible for the Advanced Entry, contact us on 1300 11 7627 or email us at courses@soaraviation.com.au.

Study pathways:

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into the following courses: