AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (IR)

AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

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Command Instrument Rating is required to fly in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC), and allows you to fly both day and night.
Because your training is in a Multi-Engine aircraft your will also receive the Multi Engine Type Rating.
The Instrument rating is an Airline requirement and most charter companies will at least prefer you to have it. Airlines also expect you to hold a Multi-Engine Type Rating.

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Australian citizens and/or eligible residents and International Students can apply to enrol in this course of study.

Pilot training requires good maths, an understanding of physics and the ability to think laterally.

You will learn, practice and apply your aviation knowledge to Civil Aviation Safety Authority rules and regulations and the operation of a fixed wing aircraft throughout your training.

Under the rules of the AVI50219 training package, Students are required to successfully complete 11 units of study and associated assessments (milestones) to continue to the next unit of study.

Successful Students graduate with a Commercial Pilot Licence flight crew licence, their Pilot wings and a Diploma in Aviation CPLA.

Course Outcomes

To be awarded the AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) a successful outcome
in the following 29 units of competency comprising:

28 core units Click here to download

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

Students making a Vet Student Loan application for training at Pacific Flight Services Pty Ltd (RTO: 1269) must be aware that:

  1. Vet Student Loans (VETSL) will not be approved for students who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. Approval for a Vet Student Loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt owed to the Commonwealth until the debt is repaid.
  3. VETSL Students will receive Vet Student Fee Notice 14 days before a  Census date and after the Census date has passed, Pacific Flight Services will send a Commonwealth Assistance Notice(CAN) for that Unit of Study.  The notice will provide details their debt, including the loan fee, if applicable.
  4. Eligible Students can borrow up to a maximum of $78,967.00 (2020 rate, indexed annually) for a single course.  For Aviation, Individuals have maximum lifetime cap of $150,000.00 (2020 – indexed annually).

Pacific Flight Services Pty Ltd recommends Students seek independent financial advice before incurring any financial debt.

When applying for enrolment in AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation, you will be required to provide evidence of the following:

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All Students:

  1. Class 1 Aviation Medical issued by a CASA Designated Aviation Medical Examiner
  2. Aviation Reference Number (ARN) issued by CASA
  3. Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve ACSF exit Level 3 (working level 4)
  4. Higher School Certificate or equivalent/higher
  5. Minimum age 18 years old
  6. Provide a USI
  7. Attend a pre-screening interview

International Students:

  1. Pacific Flight Services Pty Ltd only accepts current IELTS certificates with an overall score of 5.5
  2. Overseas Student Health Cover

Vet Student Loans Applicants:

  1. Australian tax file number (TFN)
  2. Where applicable – CHESSN (Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number)

Should you succeed in your application for enrolment, you will be issued with a letter of Operational Need to apply for an Aviation Security Identification Card

The course fee includes the following materials and events to pass the Units of Competencies and the CASA flight tests for the award of the qualification in a timely manner and within the course timeframe:

  • Face to Face training
  • Flight training
  • Theory training
  • Simulator training
  • 1 attempt at each flight test
  • Course handouts
  • Reference library access
  • Student kit

The cost of the course is $AUD 85,000.00

Upon acceptance of enrolment, a tuition fee of $6,033.00 is payable before the first Census date.

Fees can be paid in full, or scheduled in line with each unit of study.

If a Student wants to repeat a unit of competency, they must discuss this with the Principal Executive Officer as early as possible to discuss their situation and possible options. The course fee only provides for one attempt at a unit.

  1. Read this How to Enrol document
  2. Complete and sign:
    1. Form 35 Application for Enrolment, and
    2. Form 70.2 Contract for Training
    3. Read and acknowledge your rights and terms by signing the Student Handbook
  3. Attach required supporting documentary evidence (certified):
    1. Aviation Reference Number
    2. Class 1 or 2 Aviation Medical
    3. Higher School Certificate – Equivalent/higher
    4. Passport Identification
    5. IELTS Certificate (where applicable)
    6. Visa (Where applicable)
    7. OSHC – Overseas Student Health Cover certificate
  4. Follow instructions contained within the enrolment form to submit your application.

These forms are available for download:

  1. Form 09 – Complaints and Appeals (Download)
  2. Form 14 – Refund Application (Download)
  3. Form 22 – Recognition of Prior Learning Information Kit (Download)
  4. Form 47 – Credit Transfer Application (Download)
  5. Form E5 – Integrated Timetable (Download)
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