Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command)

AVI60219

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $17229

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Average Course Duration: 8 Months

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Australian Apprenticeships
This course is available as an Australian Apprenticeship. The fee and duration of an Australian Apprenticeship may differ in each state or territory – view more details.
Description

This qualification reflects the roles of Multi-Crew Operations and Air Transport Pilots operating within Australian domestic, international and military aeroplane and helicopter operational environments.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in contexts that are subject to change, and within broad parameters to provide specialist advice and functions.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as an Air Transport Pilot and Pilot in Command 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 may include:

  • Air Transport Pilot – Aeroplane
  • Air Transport Pilot – Helicopter
  • Military Pilot – Aeroplane
  • Military Pilot – Helicopter
  • Pilot in Command – Aeroplane
  • Pilot in Command – Helicopter.
  • 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

    31.6%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    23.8%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    13.5%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    24.6%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Health Care and Social Assistance

    13.3%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Mining

    11.4%

    Mining

    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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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $80,388.

    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.



    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Aviation Career Pathway

    Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command) is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Aviation.


    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

     


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