Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

AVI50415

The Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) is ideal for Students who wish to improve their employability by having a multi engine command instrument rating.

Upon completion, Students will be recognised as being able to operate multi-engine fixed wing aeroplanes and have the ability to fly aircraft solely with reference to Instruments in various weather conditions.

Students will be flying in a Tecnam Twin for their Instrument Flight Operations Training. Prior to this, students will be flying in a Foxbat A22 during their Recreational Pilot Training, and an Aquila A210 for their Private Pilot & Commercial Pilot Training, providing them with a Constant Speed Unit Endorsement after completion.

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

After successful completion of the course, and the CASA Commercial Pilot License requirements the following employment opportunities may be available:

  • Charter Pilot
  • Flight Instruction
  • Agricultural Operations
  • Airline
  • Search and Rescue
  • Fire Spotting
  • Aerial Survey
  • Air Ambulance
  • Joy Flights
  • Emergency services
  • Charter and freight operation
  • Air work/agricultural operations
  • Major and regional airlines
  • Flight training organisations
  • Seasonal bushfire spotting and beach patrols

With further experience (including additional flight hours), graduates who select the elective for multi-engine endorsement may find work in multi-engine charter operations flying high-performance aircraft with regional airlines, or within high-performance general aviation activities such as the Royal Flying Doctors Service or Border Protection Command services or in the role of First Officer in major airlines.

Units of Competency

CODE

TITLE

HOURS

AVIF0007 IMPLEMENT THREAT AND ERROR MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES 28
AVIF0008 MANAGE SAFE FLIGHT OPERATIONS 33
AVIH0005 PLAN A FLIGHT UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES 40
AVIH5017 NAVIGATE AIRCRAFT UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES 70
AVIW5018 OPERATE AND MANAGE AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS 46
AVIY0001 OPERATE AIRCRAFT USING AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS 79
AVIY0013 CONDUCT A 2D INSTRUMENT APPROACH 20
AVIY0022 PERFORM INSTRUMENT ARRIVAL AND STANDARD ARRIVAL ROUTE PROCEDURES 30
AVIY5023 OPERATE A MULTI-ENGINE AEROPLANE 60
AVIY5024 OPERATE AIRCRAFT IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN AT NIGHT 22
AVIY5027 PERFORM NON PUBLISHED INSTRUMENT DEPARTURE PROCEDURES 20
AVIY5028 PERFORM PUBLISHED INSTRUMENT DEPARTURE PROCEDURES 20
AVIY5033 PERFORM VISUAL CIRCLING APPROACH 10
AVIY5036 CONDUCT A 3D INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM INSTRUMENT APPROACH 20

Find out more about the Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) through Box Hill Institute.

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 $36041.00
Full Fee $38998.00

 

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:

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: