Commercial Pilot Licence

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AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)
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12 months Full Time (approx) | Part Time Available
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From AU$73,500 | Instalments Available | VET Student Loans Approved
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January | April | July | October
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Gold Coast Airport, Australia
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High School | Good English | No aviation experience required
International students welcome to apply

Summary information for guidance purposes only. Conditions and eligibility criteria apply. Details below.

Course Details

Introduction

Course Codes: AVI50215 Diploma Of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence-Aeroplane) | CRICOS Course Code: 093938B

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 150 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. This course is open to both domestic and international applicants.

Details

Course Outcomes:

All course outcomes are official Australian Government recognised qualifications registered with and regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

- Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)
- Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

Course Duration: 46 weeks Full Time (Part Time also available. Conditions apply.)

Course Intakes: 16 January 2018 - Applications are now closed
                               17 April 2018 - Apply now - Applications are now closed
                               17 July 2018 - Apply now - Applications close Friday May 18
                               16 October 2018 - Apply now

Training Aircraft: Cessna 152, Cessna 172 and Cessna 172RG

Course Structure:

Phase I: Recreational Pilot Licence (10 weeks)
Phase II: Basic Navigation (PPL) (8 weeks)
Phase III: Advance Navigation (CPL) (28 weeks)

Enrolment Details

Domestic Students

Entry Criteria:

Tuition Fees:

Estimated Tuition Fee: AU$73,350.00*
*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.

Payment Options:

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.

International Students

Entry Criteria:

Tuition Fees:

Estimated Tuition Fee: AU$83,960.00*
*Fees are subject to change. International student fees do not include CASA related fees, text books and basic equipment. 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.

Payment Options:

International students may pay in instalments as follows:

- Payment 1 - $27,987 (Deposit due on booking)
- Payment 2 - $27,987 (Due week 10)
- Payment 3 - $27,986 (Due week 20)

Flight Training Included:

  • 160 hours total flying hours
    • 27 hours Dual Cessna 152
    • 5 hours Solo Cessna 152
    • 33 hours Dual 172
    • 41 hours Solo Cessna 172
    • 30 hours Dual Cessna 172 RG
    • 24 hours Solo Cessna 172RG
  • 6.0 hours I-Gate Simulator
  • 83.0 hours briefings
  • Landings and Airways charges
  • Ground School (Aviation Theory)
    • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (10 days)
    • Private Pilot Licence Theory(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.