Diploma of Aviation - Instrument Rating

Becker Helicopter Services Pty Ltd

This qualification is part of the Aviation Training Package. It is a specialist qualification for the aviation industry. It applies to flight crew personnel operating in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations. Duties of such personnel include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations while operating aeroplanes or helicopters under the instrument flight rules (IFR). 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.

Course Fee:

International: $57,250

Entry Requirements:

Meet standard requirements with CASA or Defence Aviation for certification and/or flight hours


13 units: 12 core; 1 specialist elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Implement threat and error management strategies; Manage safe flight operations; Plan a flight under instrument flight rules; Navigate aircraft under instrument flight rules; Operate and manage aircraft systems; Conduct a 2D instrument approach; Perform instrument arrival and standard arrival route procedures; plus more and electives.

Further information:

This qualification forms some of the requirements for an Instrument Rating certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations. People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01742J

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sunshine Coast Airport No info Yes
Sunshine Coast Airport No info Yes Part time
Sunshine Coast Airport No info Yes
Sunshine Coast Airport No info Yes Full time
Sunshine Coast Airport No info Yes Online
Established in 1995, Becker Helicopter Services Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and an International Helicopter Flight Training School offering civil and military training courses. They offer commercial pilot licences, night instrument ratings and night vision goggle training. Their fleet includes R22, Bell 206 and AS350.

Provider CRICOS: 01742J

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