Air Gold Coast Pty. Ltd.

RTO Code: 32212 | Type: Privately operated | Registered since 2010

Courses Offered

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Training Provider Summary

Air Gold Coast was established in 1968 as an aircraft maintenance facility and is proud of its record as the longest operating general aviation business at the Gold Coast Airport.   The maintenance facility grew and due to increasing demand a second hanger was built in 1997.

The flying school has grown from its humble beginnings in 2001 to a reputable Flight Training organisation providing aspiring pilots with Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approved Part 141 and 142 training pathways, whether it be for recreational purposes or a career as a commercial pilot.  Many of our former students and instructors are now employed with major airlines throughout Australia and Asia-Pacific region.

At Air Gold Coast we understand the enormous commitment a student takes on when deciding to become a pilot and we strive to provide our learners and graduates with exceptional support throughout their studies to assist in achieving the desired outcome in this rapidly expanding industry.

Air Gold Coast does not compromise on safety and is 100% committed to ensuring that a standard above Civil Aviation Safety Authority requirements is maintained.    Our unique syllabus is designed around the latest in teaching techniques and research and has been developed in consultation with the aviation industry.    

At Air Gold Coast, we provide you with “Your first step to the Flight Deck” and look forward to welcoming you aboard.   

This Training Organisation provides:

  • Delivery and assessment services
  • Recognition for prior learning.
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  • Address


Mr Steven John Rowe - Student Administration
PO Box 116 COOLANGATTA QLD 4225, Australia

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Delivery Options

This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:

Face to face training

Air Gold Coast’s Diploma qualifications are delivered “face to face” with ground theory delivered in a classroom setting and Instructor led flight training and briefings conducted on campus located at the Gold Coast Airport.

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The Premises:   Ideally situated within the Gold Coast International Airport precinct, Air Gold Coast’s premises provide an outstanding, modern flight training environment with air conditioned class and briefing rooms fully equipped with the latest multimedia tools and equipment.     Students have access to study rooms with computers, library and student kitchen area.

The Fleet: Air Gold Coast has chosen Cessna Aircraft for Flight Training due to their proven safety, reliability and excellent training platform.  All aircraft are in exceptional condition due to meticulous maintenance and care devoted to them by our own in-house fully qualified Engineers.  

·         Cessna 152                          Beginner (Ab-Initio) Training

·         Cessna 172                          Beginner & Cross Country Navigation Training

·         Cessna 172S                       Private and Commercial Navigation Training and IFR Training

·         Cessna 172RG                    Commercial Navigation; CSU & RG Endorsements; Instrument Training

·         Beech 76 Duchess              Multi-Engine Command and Instrument Training

Simulator:  Air Gold Coast operates a state of the art Swiss built Elite I-Gate Simulator.  The full-size fiberglass cockpit guarantees a realistic flight experience – all certified by CASA.

Additionally, Air Gold Coast’s well established and adjoining commercially operated Aircraft Maintenance Company, provides the opportunity and enables students to view and gain a greater understanding of aircraft systems and operations.

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Ideally located at the Gold Coast International Airport our future pilots are provided with exceptional hands on and real life experiences operating in a busy and vibrant aviation environment.

Air Gold Coast is a nationally recognised and approved Registered Training Organisation (RTO) accredited to deliver the following qualifications:

AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)

AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)

AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)​​

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Financial Assistance

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There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

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Subsidised Training

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Unfortunately, this Training Provider does not currently deliver any subsidised training.

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This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

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