Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Chief Flight Instructor)

AVI60116

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the roles of experienced flight instructors delivering training and assessment services usually within aviation Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) or flight training organisations. They may have a role in leading other flight instructors and flight examiners, and in providing mentoring or advice to new flight instructors and flight examiners, as well as designing approaches to learning and assessment strategies across a significant area within the flight training organisation.

Flight instruction duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation and vocational skills and knowledge involving a wide range of learners, operating conditions and aviation environments.

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

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Section 28 (3) of the Civil Aviation Act 1988.

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 may include:

Chief Flight Instructor (CFI)

Chief Pilot (CP)

Flight Examiner (FE)

Head of Operations (HOO)

Military Senior Flight Instructor (SFI).

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Advanced Diploma).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Advanced Diploma).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Advanced Diploma).

Jobs

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

37.6%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

19%

Professionals
Community and Personal Service Workers

9.6%

Community and Personal Service Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed in:

Construction

13.5%

Construction
Professional, scientific and technical services

13.4%

Professional, scientific and technical services
Retail trade

11.1%

Retail trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

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

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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