Commercial Pilot Licence
||AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)|
||12 months Full Time (approx) | Part Time Available|
||AU$73,375 (Domestic Student Fee) | Instalments Available
VET Student Loans available to eligible full time domestic students
||January 15 2019 | April 9 2019 | July 16 2019 | October 15 2019|
||Gold Coast Airport, Australia|
||Senior High School | No aviation experience required|
||International students welcome. (Click here for details >>)|
Summary information for guidance purposes only. Conditions and eligibility criteria apply. Details below.
Course Codes: AVI50215 Diploma Of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence-Aeroplane)
The Commercial Pilot Licence Diploma programme provides beginners with a fully integrated course of both theory and practical aviation training. Students who undertake this integrated training course are eligible to apply for a Commercial Pilot Licence with a reduced minimum total of 160 hours flight time (which includes 70 hours general flight time as Pilot In Command, 20 hours of cross country as Pilot In Command and 10 hours of instrument flight time.
Students who have already gained flying experience by means other than an approved 150 hour CPL-A course may still join this programme but will be required to undertake a minimum total of 200 hours flight time which includes 100 as pilot in command, 20 cross country and 10 hours of instrument flight time.
Students must be minimum of 18 years of age to hold Commercial Pilot Licence.
All course outcomes are Australian nationally recognised qualifications, registered with and regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
- AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)
- Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
Course Duration: 46 weeks Full Time (Part Time also available. Conditions apply.)
15 January 2019 - applications are now closed
9 April 2019 - applications are now closed
16 July 2019 - applications are now closed
15 October 2019 - Apply now - applications close August 9
Training Aircraft: Cessna 152, Cessna 172 and Cessna 172RG
Phase I: Recreational Pilot Licence (12 weeks)
Phase II: Basic Navigation (PPL) (11 weeks)
Phase III: Advance Navigation (CPL) (23 weeks)
- Minimum of 15 years of age (for first solo flight)
- Junior High School Certificate preferred
- Eligible for a Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate
- Eligible for an Aviation Security Idenctification Card (ASIC)
- Eligible for an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
Tuition Fees (Domestic Students):
Estimated Tuition Fee: AU$73,375.00*
*Fees are subject to change. CASA related fees, text books and equipment not included. Full details, terms and conditions provided in writing upon successful application. Expenses related to flying within the program are G.S.T exempt.
Second and subsequent attempts for exams and flight tests, remedial ground and flight training are an additional student expense . They are charged at the CPL course aircraft/ instructor hourly rate.
Self funded domestic students may pay in advance for each training phase or as each lesson is completed.
This course is approved for VET Student Loans (VSL). Australian students may apply to use VSL only if they are eligible. For more information, please visit our VSL Page.
Please visit the International CPL Page for details.
Flight Training Included:
- 160 hours total flying hours
- 62.5 hours Dual Cessna
- 47 hours Solo Cessna 172
- 27.5 hours Dual Cessna 172 RG
- 23 hours Solo Cessna 172RG
- 6.0 hours I-Gate Simulator
- 106.0 hours briefings
- Landings and Airways charges
- Ground School (Aviation Theory)
- Basic Aeronautical Knowledge/Recreational Pilot Licence (10 days)
- Commercial Pilot Licence Theory (7 subjects x 5 days each approx.)
The information provided is based on current syllabus and hourly rates which are subject to change. The above included flight training exceeds the minimum hours required by CASA. Air Gold Coast’s flight training syllabus more accurately reflects the required hours to achieve a sound standard and includes integrated Night VFR Rating training within the standard CPL syllabus. This means that it does not become an additional expense after the Commercial Pilot Licence flight test.
AVIE4001 Maintain aircraft radio communications
AVIF0004 Implement aviation risk management processes
AVIF0005 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
AVIF0007 Implement threat and error management strategies
AVIF0008 Manage safe flight operations
AVIF0011 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo
AVIF0014 Manage human factors in aviation operations
AVIH0002 Plan a flight under visual flight rules
AVIH4001 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules
AVILIC0001 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane
AVIO0002 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
AVIW4001 Manage pre- and post-flight actions
AVIW5018 Operate and manage aircraft systems
AVIY0001 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments
AVIY0002 Operate in controlled airspace
AVIY0003 Operate in Class G airspace
AVIY0004 Operate at non-towered aerodromes
AVIY0005 Operate at a controlled aerodrome
AVIY0008 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations
AVIY0009 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations
AVIY0018 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures
AVIY0019 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations
AVIY4001 Control aeroplane on the ground
AVIY4002 Take off aeroplane
AVIY4003 Control aeroplane in normal flight
AVIY4004 Land aeroplane
AVIY4007 Manage aircraft fuel
AVIY5024 Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night
AVIZ4001 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight