TAFE NSW

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane) - AVI50219

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification 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.This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as a commercial pilot 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.Occupations include:Commercial aeroplane pilotMilitary aeroplane pilot.

Subjects

  • Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • Plan a flight under visual flight rules
  • Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations
  • Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules
  • Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night
  • Operate at a controlled aerodrome
  • Conduct aerial application operations
  • Operate in controlled airspace
  • Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command
  • Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command
  • Land aeroplane
  • Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • Take off aeroplane
  • Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations
  • Command an aircraft in a multi-crew environment
  • Operate in Class G airspace
  • Control aeroplane on the ground
  • Apply aircraft safety procedures
  • Operate and manage aircraft systems
  • Manage safe flight operations
  • Implement threat and error management strategies
  • Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight
  • Navigate aircraft under night visual flight rules
  • Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures
  • Control aeroplane in normal flight
  • Manage aircraft fuel
  • Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations
  • Operate at non-towered aerodromes
  • Implement aviation risk management processes
  • Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane
  • Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments
  • Conduct night vision imaging system operations
  • Maintain aircraft radio communications
  • Manage aircraft passengers and cargo
  • Operate aeroplane at low level
  • Plan a flight under night visual flight rules
  • Manage pre- and post-flight actions

Standard entry requirements

Commercial or military pilot entrants to this qualification should check requirements with CASA or Defence Aviation for specific pilot entry standards.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 52 years
Lismore Campus No
  • Full-time : 52 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 52 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans)Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Flight screening and aptitude (Simulator and Aircraft) at cost of $1500.00 to the student (Not included in VSL/enrolment).

Campuses: Lismore Campus.

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans)Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Flight screening and aptitude (Simulator and Aircraft) at cost of $1500 to the student, Not included in VET Student Loan.

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**Course Fees**For a complete breakdown of fees please click the Enquire Now button and one of our aviation staff will provide you with more information. This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover part of your course fee. Please note that VSL does not cover the full cost of your course and out of pocket gap payments will need to be made at census day intervals throughout the year to bridge the gap.Find out more about [VET Student Loans] - https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**- You will be provided with a student's handbook on the first day of the course which will give you a detailed cost of books, CASA Exams as well as flight test costs.

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