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Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

AVI50215
Average Course Fee: $73477
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency commercial pilot duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations.

Flight crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as a commercial pilot by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing.

People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

Occupations include:

Commercial aeroplane pilot

Military aeroplane pilot.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Diploma in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

80.6%

Satisfied with the training
58.6%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Aeroplane Pilot ( ANZSCO code 231111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
13,200 persons were employed as Air Transport Professionals in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 5,001 and 10,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Air Transport Professionals in 2014 are: $1,704. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Air Transport Professionals visit Job Outlook

Commercial or military pilot entrants to this qualification should check requirements with CASA or Defence Aviation for specific pilot entry standards.

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. Your initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

A total of 29 units of competency comprising:

28 core units listed below plus

1 general elective unit from the general elective units listed below. The general elective unit must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification.

Core units

AVIE4001

Maintain aircraft radio communications

AVIF0004

Implement aviation risk management processes

AVIF0005

Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes

AVIF0007

Implement threat and error management strategies

AVIF0008

Manage safe flight operations

AVIF0011

Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

AVIF0014

Manage human factors in aviation operations

AVIH0002

Plan a flight under visual flight rules

AVIH4001

Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules

AVILIC0001

Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane

AVIO0002

Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation

AVIW4001

Manage pre- and post-flight actions

AVIW5018

Operate and manage aircraft systems

AVIY0001

Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments

AVIY0002

Operate in controlled airspace

AVIY0003

Operate in Class G airspace

AVIY0004

Operate at non-towered aerodromes

AVIY0005

Operate at a controlled aerodrome

AVIY0008

Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

AVIY0009

Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

AVIY0018

Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures

AVIY0019

Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations

AVIY4001

Control aeroplane on the ground

AVIY4002

Take off aeroplane

AVIY4003

Control aeroplane in normal flight

AVIY4004

Land aeroplane

AVIY4007

Manage aircraft fuel

AVIZ4001

Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

General elective units

AVIF0001

Apply aircraft safety procedures

AVIH4012

Plan a flight under night visual flight rules

AVIH4013

Navigate aircraft under night visual flight rules

AVIN0001

Command an aircraft in a multi-crew environment

AVIN0002

Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command

AVIW3026

Conduct night vision imaging system operations

AVIY0006

Operate aeroplane at low level

AVIY0007

Conduct aerial application operations

AVIY5024

Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night

AVIZ0001

Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command

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The following occupations relate to this qualification.

Commercial Pilot
The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

Aviation
Transport



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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 amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

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Student outcomes for similar courses

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Diploma in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

37.9%

Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
28.5 %

Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
Technicians and Trades Workers
32%
Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals
24%
Professionals
Managers
13.5%
Managers
Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
(includes those employed prior to training)

$54,000

$44,300


Destination
after training
This
course
Similar
courses
All Diploma courses
Employed or in further study after training (%) - 93.7 88.1
Employment outcomes:
Employed (%)
Full-time (%)
Part-time (%)
 
-
-
-
 
84.6
63.3
21.3
 
78.4
46.3
31.9
Further study outcomes:
Enrolled at University (%)
Enrolled at TAFE (%)
Enrolled at Other provider (%)
 
-
-
-
 
23.4
5.3
10.1
 
15.2
6.6
13.2
Satisfied with the training (%) - 80.6 84.3
Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 58.6 63.7
Received personal benefits from training (%) - 92.7 94.8
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 75.3 82
Recommend the training to other (%) - 85.8 90.1

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Diploma courses
Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 54 000 44 300
Top Occupations (%):
Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals
Managers
 
 
32
24
13.5
 
30.7
21.6
14.5
Top Industries (%):
Manufacturing
Construction
Public Administration and Safety
 
 
17
12.8
11
 
28.6
10.3
7.8

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Diploma courses
Employed after training (%) - 94.8 89.3
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 52 400 46 800
Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.7 33.3
Satisfied with the training (%) - 82.9 84.6
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 77.9 84.9

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Diploma courses
Employed after training (%) - 37.9 43.4
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 56 800 39 000
Enrolled in further study ($) - 52.7 40.1
Satisfied with the training (%) - 73.2 83.8
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 67.7 73.3

Please Note:
All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
* The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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Manufacturing
17
Manufacturing
Construction
12.8
Construction
Public Administration and Safety
11
Public Administration and Safety
Aviation Industry

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