Diploma of Aviation - Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane

Airways Aviation

This qualification is part of the Aviation Training Package. It 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. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $60,822
International: $76,632

Entry Requirements:

Meet the requirements set by CASA or Defence Aviation for specific pilot entry


29 units: 28 core; 1 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Maintain aircraft radio communications; Implement aviation risk management processes; Manage safe flight operations; Plan a flight under visual flight rules; Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane; Operate and manage aircraft systems; Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations; Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures; Control aeroplane on the ground; Take off aeroplane; Land aeroplane; Manage aircraft fuel; plus more and electives.

Further information:

Additional requirements must be fulfilled in line with the current Civil Aviation Safety Regulations before a licence will be issued. People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00296A

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caloundra No info Yes Full time 1 year
Caloundra No info Yes Part time
Gold Coast No info No Full time 9 months
Gold Coast No info No Part time
Established in 1978, Airways Aviation is a Registered Training Organisation located at the Gold Coast and Caloundra Airports. It is one of the largest combined flying schools in Australia offering students both Helicopter and Fixed Wing flight training for domestic and international students. Additionally the Hendra, Brisbane centre houses a B737-800 FTD-1 EASA and CASA certified flight simulator. Airways Aviation is approved to issue successful students with AQF Diploma qualifications for Commercial Pilot Courses, along with a wide variety of non-accredited ratings and aircraft endorsements.

Provider CRICOS: 00296A

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