Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)

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Soar Advanced Flight Training’s Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) is a 16 week course and the only one of its kind to offer dual qualifications as both a CASA Grade 3 Flight Instructor and a RA-Aus Flight Instructor, rapidly boosting your career prospects and opportunities.

An instructor rating sharpens flying skills and enhances discipline, accuracy and proficiency. Becoming a Flight Instructor is one of the best ways to continue gaining flying hours required by airline recruiters, whilst sharing your aviation knowledge with young and ambitious students.

Flight instructors graduating from this course and meeting job placement eligibility, are guaranteed a minimum of 100 paid hours with Soar Aviation or one of our partners.

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

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Privileges of Licence

As a qualified flight instructor, you will be able to:

  • Conduct flight training for pilot licences,
  • Ratings (except for flight examiner ratings),
  • Endorsements (except for flight examiner endorsements),
  • Grant design feature and flight activity endorsements to pilot licence holders,
  • Conduct differences training for variants of types of aircraft,
  • Conduct training for general pilot competency,
  • Conduct flight reviews,
  • Approve someone to fly solo,
  • Approve someone to fly an aircraft while receiving flight training for a pilot licence, rating or endorsement.
Units of Competency

A total of 16 units of competency comprising:

  • 10 core units
  • 6 general elective units

CODE
TITLE
HOURS
TAELLN411 ADDRESS ADULT LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY SKILLS 30
AVIF0004 IMPLEMENT AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 50
AVIF0005 IMPLEMENT AVIATION FATIGUE RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 40
AVIM5002 CONDUCT AERONAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE TRAINING 60
AVIM5003 CONDUCT FLIGHT TRAINING 60
AVIM5008 CONDUCT FLIGHT REVIEW 20
TAEASS401B PLAN ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES AND PROCESSES 20
TAEASS402B ASSESS COMPETENCE 15
TAEASS403B PARTICIPATE IN ASSESSMENT VALIDATION 20
TAEDEL401A PLAN, ORGANISE AND DELIVER GROUP BASED LEARNING 30
TAEDEL402A PLAN, ORGANISE AND FACILITATE LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE 25
TAEDES401A DESIGN AND DEVELOP LEARNING PROGRAMS 50
TAEDES402A USE TRAINING PACKAGES AND ACCREDITED COURSES TO MEET CLIENT NEEDS 25
TAEASS301 CONTRIBUTE TO ASSESSMENT 10
TAEASS502 DESIGN AND DEVELOP ASSESSMENT TOOLS 40
TAEDEL301 PROVIDE WORK SKILL INSTRUCTION 40

For more information visit the course structure on Box Hill Institute’s webpage: DIPLOMA OF AVIATION (FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR)

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
Full Fee $36952.00

 

Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities $145
Diagnostic Tests & Support $60
Annual Material Fees $46.55

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:

Graduates from the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) AVI50215 are encouraged to continue their studies with the Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating).

Alternatively, to be eligible for the Diploma of Aviation – Instrument Rating you will need to have:

  • a current CASA Private Pilot Licence or CASA Commercial Pilot Licence, and 50 Pilot in Command Navigation hours.
  • a Class 1 or Class 2 Aviation Medical (as applicable).
  •  and an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card).

Study pathways:

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