Diploma of Aviation

AVI50215 – Diploma of Aviation
(Commercial Pilot Licence)

This course has been structured to align with the CASA flying training syllabus for achievement of a Commercial Pilot Licence. A CPL is a requirement for anyone wishing to be employed as a pilot and to accept commercial reward for their flying. On completion of this course, you will gain both your CPL and Cert IV. The minimum requirements for a CPL include 150 hours total flight time, 70 hours in command (including 20 hours solo cross-country), 10 hours of Instrument Flight and a pass in all 7 CASA CPL exams. This course can be undertaken on a full-time basis.

Download CASA’s flyer on Getting Your Commercial Pilot Licence for more information on this licence, and download our brochure for information on undertaking this course with Pacific Flight Services.

Diploma in Aviation

AVI50415 – Diploma of Aviation
(Instrument Flight Operations)

This course is for people with either a Private Pilot License (PPL) or a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) who want a full Instrument Rating.

This course includes practical flying with Pacific Flight Services and our team of qualified instructors at Bankstown Airport, together with theory work which will be undertaken at Padstow College.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Flight Operations) AVI50408.

For more information, please download a course information brochure.

AVI50516 – Diploma of Aviation
(Instructor Rating)

A specialist qualification for the aviation industry. Successful completion will require competency in units that relate to work defined as aligned at AQF Level 5. Qualifications should be structured to align with licensing and regulatory requirements applicable to Flight Instruction. The self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.

Applications involve participation in the development of strategic initiatives as well as personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations or organising others. It may include participation in teams, including those concerned with planning and evaluation functions. Group or team coordination may be involved.

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