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AVI50219

Diploma of Aviation
(Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)

Based on Flight One’s decades of CPL training experience, Flight One Academy’s programme offers a unique level of flexibility, allowing you to meet your work and study commitments, whilst gaining the qualifications and experience to work towards becoming a commercial pilot and the potential to work across the diverse charter, aeromedical, emergency services, photography, survey and airline industries.

Delivery Locations
Brisbane

Authentic Training Environment

As part of the Tisdall Aviation Group, Flight One Academy has the unique capacity to provide students with the opportunity to undertake training within the context of a genuine aviation industry setting. Tisdall Aviation Group operates a charter fleet and FBO service directly from the training base.

intakes
Jan | Apr | Jul | Oct
Tuition Fees
VSL Approved
Duration
16 - 24 months
Study Mode
On Campus
CRICOS
Pending

TUITION FEES
(VET STUDENT LOANS)

You Pay: $0 Gap
$81,100 Full Fee Amount
$81,100 Loan Amount
$81,111 Indexed Loan Cap

VET Student Loan available subject to eligibility and creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth. Non-tuition fees apply. See Course Fees for full details.

Qualification Overview

Why Study A Diploma Of Aviation?

Studying the Diploma of Aviation with Flight One Academy is your first step in the journey towards becoming a professional pilot. Training is conducted in phases, where you will build and expand your knowledge and qualifications across the study period. You will begin with the fundamentals of flight and basic aircraft handling skills required for a recreational pilot licence (RPL).

The next phase is the private pilot licence (PPL) which steps up navigation skills which is then expanded upon further during the Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) phase. These phases are set to align to CASA licensing requirements; meaning graduates move into industry with nationally recognised qualifications, in addition to licensing by the peak regulatory authority.

Things You’ll Learn

  • Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules
  • Operate aircraft at controlled and non-controlled aerodromes
  • Manage abnormal flight situations
  • Manage safe flight operations
  • Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is available to eligible applicants and provides cover for up to the full course tuition fee amount payable for this course. VET Student Loans is available subject to eligibility requirements and creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

CPL + MEIR Package

At Flight One Academy, we aim to offer a flexible, affordable and student-oriented flight training experience underpinned by Tisdall Aviation Group’s renowned safety and quality. This individual diploma is also available to undertake packaged with more advanced instrument rating diploma to help you build an even more sophisticated skill. Learn more about the IR Diploma here>>.

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Meet your Instructors

Clint Dudman

Chief Instructor, Head of School
Clint is a flight training veteran, with over a decade of commercial piloting and aviation training experience. Clint is also the linchpin of Flight One - our CASA approved flight training and charter operation.

Tim Enright

Grade One Flight Instructor
Tim is qualified as a Multi Engine and Instrument Flight Rated Grade One Instructor. As a flight training veteran with over twenty-three years in the aviation industry, no challenge is too big for Tim to solve. With his ability to jump into any of our various flight training programmes, Tim’s experience proves invaluable to the rest of the team.

Aaron Albert

Flight Instructor
Building on years of experience with Virgin Australia's renowned cabin crew team, Aaron transitioned to Commercial Piloting and having completed his Flight Instructor Rating with Flight One, now shares his airline experience and passion for flying with beginner and advanced students alike.

Graden Dare

Flight Instructor
A graduate of our in-house Flight Instructor programme, Graden brings to the team extensive experience as a CPL ground-school and flight instructor. With his flexible teaching styles and high attention to detail, Graden is always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need.

Brendan Hoffman’

Flight Instructor
A graduate of our in-house Flight Instructor Programme, Brendan brings a keen professional edge to our flight instructing team. Sharing the cockpit with Brendan is an enjoyable experience, often filled with good humour. Brendan ensures that every flight will have you walking away having learnt something valuable.

Course Details

Course Information

Course Details

Qualification AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)
Training Provider Flight One Academy (RTO 45165)
Training Location Archerfield Airport, Brisbane

Introduction

Flight One Academy has the privilege of being both a CASA certified Flight Training Organisation and a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). This combined certification allows us to deliver theory and practical training and assessments toward Australian Pilot Licences through a formal diploma and offer VET Student Loans as a payment option.

Training is conducted at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane, Australia, via face to face classroom learning by experienced aviation trainers utilising authentic training equipment and aircraft to supplement self-guided online theory training. The programme is usually delivered as a single engine qualification, but multi-engine training is available through our Diploma of Aviation (MEAIR).

As part of a broader aviation group that includes VIP and business chartering, airport FBO services and CASA approved aircraft maintenance and repair operations, we are able to offer genuinely industry driven, innovative programmes with integrated theory and practical training to ensure that you are job ready upon graduation. Please visit About Us to learn more about our Academy and the wider Tisdall Aviation Group.

The course is open to students with no industry experience and is delivered face to face on campus supported by online learning facilities and airborne activities where relevant. We will help you build the skills and experience to ignite a lifelong career in aviation, and help you to progress through to a dream role – whether your dream is in charter, freight, general aviation or flying with a domestic or international airline.

Standard 16 Months or Extended 24 Months – You Get To Choose.

The 24 month programme is optimised for flexibility and allows more generously for unexpected weather conditions and personal schedule availability.

The  16 month programme is more intensive and trainees should expect to be undertaking 2 to 4 training sessions / flights per week at a regular pace to ensure completion within the allowed time frame. The fee is the same and in both cases and training combines flexible flight training scheduling together with online / self paced theory learning for maximum convenience.

About Commercial Piloting

Commercial pilots carry out the safety critical activity of flight for reward in support of a wide range of clients. The vast array of activities undertaken include charter, aeromedical, passenger transport, photography and survey work.

Commercial pilots learn to utilise sophisticated electrical components of aircraft such as on board computers, radio and GPS / GNSS equipment.

The demand for qualified Pilots is an international trend, and the Commercial Pilot is well placed to pursue career paths in general aviation, regular passenger (airline) transport and specialised operational roles.

Outcomes

Our CPL programme is designed around the concept of licence readiness – providing each graduate with the CASA theory and associated examinations necessary to achieve a licence outcome.

The course includes formal theory training aligned to the knowledge requirements within the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations, and assessments that are delivered under Flight One’s CASA Part 141 Flight Training Organisation Approval Certificate. When combined with our extensive practical training, this structure empowers our graduates and prepares them to seize career opportunities as they arise.

To be eligible to apply for a CASA Pilot Licence, graduates must also meet CASA’s stipulated requirements including exams and flight tests conducted by CASA appointed testing officers.

The expected outcomes of this course, subject to demonstrated competencies and other CASA requirements, are:

  • Recreational Pilot Licence
  • Private Pilot Licence
  • Commercial Pilot Licence
  • AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)
  • Training & Assessment Arrangements

Training is conducted online and at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane, Australia, via face to face classroom training by experienced flight instructors utilising an extensive training fleet and simulators.

Assessments for this programme are conducted and invigilated in accordance with the requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Assessments may include, but are not limited to, multiple choice, short answer, short essays, group work under observation and practical aviation assessments (flight tests).

Recognition For Prior Learning (RPL)

Applicants with well documented previous training and/or experience may be eligible for Recognition for Prior Learning toward Units of Competency included in this qualification. Please advise at the time of application if you are seeking RPL.

Delivery Mode

To achieve a higher level of flexibility for our trainees, this course is mixed mode and is delivered through a combination of:

  • self-guided study of the theoretical principles that underpin aeroplane flight and the Commercial Pilot Licence using online training resources
  • instructor-lead briefings one-on-one, or in small groups, to reinforce, check and approve theory knowledge
  • self guided and instructor-lead flight planning
  • instructor-lead flying lessons to achieve practical competencies
  • flight tests and theory exams carried out by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Flight lessons will be scheduled at a sufficient pace to remain within the study periods and must be attended once booked. Fast tracking is permitted but must be approved by the Chief Flight Instructor and the Head of School and are dependent upon trainee aptitude and progress as well as availability of resources and instructors.

Students undertaking this course are expected to wear the college uniform provided.

Syllabus Overview

The Commercial Pilot Licence course syllabus is made up of 9 phases, each covering specific piloting skills and theoretical principles. The first three phases, RPL1, 2 and 3 cover the Recreational Pilot Licence and the fourth phase, PPL1 finalises the Private Pilot licence.

A PPL exam and flight test will be administered so trainees are eligible to gain their Australian Private Pilot Licence. The following five phases, CPL1 – 5, step through the advanced training required for the Commercial Pilot Licence. The following five phases, CPL1 – 5, step through the advanced training required for the Australian Commercial Pilot Licence.

  1. RPL1 – Recreational Pilot Licence Phase 1
  2. RPL2 – Recreational Pilot Licence Phase 2
  3. RPL3 – Recreational Pilot Licence Phase 3
  4. PPL1 – Private Pilot Licence Phase 1
  5. CPL1 – Commercial Pilot Licence Phase 1
  6. CPL2 – Commercial Pilot Licence Phase 2
  7. CPL3 – Commercial Pilot Licence Phase 3
  8. CPL4 – Commercial Pilot Licence Phase 4
  9. CPL5 – Commercial Pilot Licence Phase 5

There are seven key theory subjects within the CPL, each with a corresponding exam administered and regulated by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The theory subjects covered in the course, and their CASA exam codes are:

  • CPL Human Factors (CHUF)
  • CPL Aircraft General Knowledge (CSYA)
  • CPL Aeroplane Aerodynamics (CADA)
  • CPL Meteorology (CMET)
  • CPL Navigation (CNAV)
  • CPL Operation, Performance and Flight Planning (CFPA)
  • CPL Flight Rules & Air Law (CLWA)

In the formal Diploma course, trainees undertake their theory training for the seven CPL subjects through the context of the Diploma of Aviation’s vocational Units of Competency. Each phase commences the knowledge building for a set of units of competency and at the conclusion of the course, successfully gaining the CPL confirms the practical competencies for each unit. This results in a dual award arrangement whereby trainees will receive certification from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for the seven CASA subjects (and licences) and additionally, a Statement of Attainment for the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) nationally recognised vocational Units of Competency.

The nine phases that make up the Commercial Pilot Licence training syllabus are explained in more detail below.

Syllabus Details

RPL1

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

11

10.4

0.2

0.0

C172

 

The RPL1 phase introduces the concepts and principles of aircraft flight and contains the initial fundamentals of piloting a single engine aeroplane. Training is conducted in a Cessna 172S – one of the world’s most famous, safe and reliable training and private passenger aircraft, this phase concludes with the first solo flight.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Taking off
  • Climbing
  • Flying straight and level
  • Turning
  • Descending
  • Circuits
  • Landing

Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Pre-solo

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIF0023 Apply aircraft safety procedures
  • AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations
  • AVIE0006 Maintain aircraft radio communications
  • AVIW0029 Manage pre- and post-flight actions
  • AVIY0054 Control aeroplane on the ground
  • AVIY0055 Take off aeroplane
  • AVIY0057 Land aeroplane

RPL2

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

10

6.3

2.4

0.0

C172S

 

The RPL2 phase builds on the initial skills to include more advanced techniques, awareness building, independence and developing solo flight confidence.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Steeper turns
  • Forced landings
  • Cross wind circuits

CASA Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • CPL Aircraft general knowledge (CSYA)
  • CPL Human Factors (CHUF)
  • Area Solo

Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes
  • AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
  • AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies
  • AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems

 

RPL3

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

10

8.4

2.04

1.04

C172S

 

The RPL3 phase introduces precautionary search and landing techniques and introduces use of the flight instruments to navigate and control the aircraft (Instrument Flight). Additionally, solo flight is consolidated leading to the Recreational Pilot Licence flight test. Upon completion of this phase, trainees will receive their Recreational Pilot Licence – the first major milestone in the journey to achieving the CPL.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Short field take off and landing
  • Precautionary search and landing
  • Instrument flight
  • Recreational pilot licence flight test

Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • CPL Aeroplane Aerodynamics (CADA)
  • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Exam
  • Recreational Pilot Licence Exam

Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIY0034 Operate in controlled airspace
  • AVIY0035 Operate in Class G airspace
  • AVIY0036 Operate at non-towered aerodromes
  • AVIY0037 Operate at a controlled aerodrome
  • AVIH0010 Plan a flight under visual flight rules
  • AVIH0014 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules

 

PPL1

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

11

20.06

8.36

0.00

C172S

 

The PPL1 phase focusses extensively on navigation. Due to the scarcity of population centres in regional areas, Australia has some of the best flight navigation training available in the world.

This ensure that pilots are well equipped and skilled to safely journey across vast distances to remote, isolated communities.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Navigation
  • Upper airwork
  • CASA Private Pilot Licence (PPL-A) flight test

CASA Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • PPL theory exam

Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations
  • AVIY0046 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures
  • AVIY0047 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations
  • AVIY0056 Control aeroplane in normal flight
  • AVIY0058 Manage aircraft fuel
  • AVIZ0006 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

 

CPL1

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

10

1.3

36.5

0.0

C162

 

The first CPL phase involves lots of flying, with the emphasis on solo hour building. As a Private Pilot Licence holder, trainees are able to create interesting flight plans and also carry private (non paying) passengers. Much of the flying in this phase is conducted in the Cessna 162, a smaller and more economical aircraft.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Cessna 162 conversion
  • Hour building

CASA Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • CPL Meteorology (CMET)
  • CPL Navigation (CNAV)

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • AVIF0033 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

 

CPL2

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

6

10.42

2.30

4.30

C172S

 

CPL2 introduces basic instrument flight in more detail as well as the use of navigational aids. Some training in this phase is conducted in the flight simulator, the Alsim 250, a modern, immersive and highly versatile CASA approved simulated flight trainer.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • General handling
  • Advanced Navigation
  • Instrument flight and use of navigation aids
  • Hour building

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIY0040 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

 

CPL3

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

4

7.2

28.02

0.02

C172S

 

CPL3 builds on CPL2 with more practice, focusing on longer and more complex flights. Instrument flight and navigation aid use is further expanded on during these navigation exercises.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Advanced Navigation cont.
  • Instrument flight and navaid cont.
  • Hour building

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
  • AVIF0033 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

 

CPL4

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

1

0.00

23.1

4.3

C172S

 

The fourth CPL phase involves extensive flying with more challenging sorties, exposure to passenger and customer care and management as well as additional simulator training.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Advanced simulator training
  • Hour building

CASA Theoretical training and assessment in this phase include:

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVIY0041 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

 

CPL5

WEEKS DUAL FLIGHTS SOLO FLIGHTS SIMULATOR AIRCRAFT

8

18.2

5.0

0.0

Various
(Advanced)

 

CPL5 is the final phase of training for the Commercial Pilot Licence course and culminates in the CASA CPL Flight test.

CPL5 involves considerable flying dual (with an instructor) to review technique and knowledge in preparation for the flight test. Multiple long navigation missions are flown before a final pre-flight test check flight.

Practical training and assessment in this phase include:

  • Dual and solo navigation exercises
  • Instrument flight / Navaid consolidation
  • CPL pre-test check flight
  • CASA Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL-A) flight test

ASQA Formal Diploma units commenced in this phase include:

  • AVILIC0003 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane

 

 

Tuition Fees Overview

Diploma of Aviation (CPL) Tuition Fee Information (2022)

  • Full Tuition Fee for this qualification: $81,100
  • Tuition fees payable in instalments
  • VET Student Loans is approved for this course
  • Additional (Non-Tuition) Fees apply. Details below
  • All amounts are in Australian Dollars

Domestic Student Tuition Fees – VET Student Loans (VSL)

  • Total Gap Fee for this qualifications tuition fees that you will need to pay upfront: $0
  • Maximum Loan Cover for this qualification: $81,100
  • VSL Indexed Loan Cap for this qualification: $81,111

This course is approved for the Commonwealth Government VET Student Loan scheme with no out of pocket “gap” fee to pay. There are, however, some expenses you will need to pay yourself as some items can not be covered by a VET Student Loan. Details below.

VET Student Loan availability is subject to eligibility requirements and creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth. Please see the Tuition Fee VSL Schedules below and visit our VSL Information page for guidance and instructions if you are planning to use VET Student Loans to assist with the payment of your tuition fees. You can also view the relevant policies on our Policies & Procedures page.

VSL payment schedules for each intake are published prior to commencement and can be viewed below.

Domestic Student Tuition Fees – Self Funded

If you do not wish to, or are not eligible to use VSL to pay your tuition fees, you are welcome to pay the Full Tuition Fee for this qualification directly (self-funding) on an instalment schedule. If you are eligible for VET Student Loans, you can also mix the use of VSL and self funded payments.

Additional (Non-Tuition) / Other Fees

There are costs associated with this qualification that are not included in the tuition fees (and therefore, in accordance with ASQA regulations, are not eligible for VET Student Loans cover). It is important to be financially prepared for these costs to reduce the likelihood of disruptions to your training.

  • Material Fee ($1,800 approx): The Material Fee will be stated in the Letter of Offer and is paid upon acceptance of the offer. The Material Fee covers various training materials required upon commencement of the course including (but not limited to):
    • Pilot Briefcase and stationery, uniform shirts
    • Textbooks, flight documents and charts
    • Tools and equipment required for flight planning and navigation
    • Third party pilot aptitude placement assessment
  • Pilot Headset: As soon as practicable, pilot trainees will need to purchase, from their preferred supplier, a pilot headset of their choice, preferably in the range of $600 (good quality) to $1,650 (premium quality). Our instructors will assist you to determine the most suitable headset to meet your needs and budget.
  • Aviation Medical Examinations: Students commencing this qualification are required to undertake medical examinations specified and regulated by the Australian Civil Aviation Authority (CASA). Medical examinations are arranged by the student at the student’s expense a minimum of 28 days prior to commencement. Further information will be provided in the formal Letter of Offer. We also recommend that you consult CASA’s website here: www.casa.gov.au/licences-and-certificates/aviation-medicals/medical-certificates/classes-medical-certificate. CASA Designated Aviation Medical Examiners can be located here: www.casa.gov.au/content-search/medical-and-eye-examiners. Medical examination and associated fees are not included in the tuition fees (and are therefore not covered by VET Student Loans).
  • Aviation Security ID Card (ASIC): All students will be required to successfully apply for an ASIC costing approximately $230. This is done through a third party and assistance will be provided during the onboarding stage prior to commencement.
  • Remedial Flights: Flight lessons that need to be repeated as a result of a competency not being achieved are called Remedial Flights. Trainees should expect that from time to time, remedial flights may be necessary, or may wish to voluntarily repeat a flight. Fees associated with remedial flights will need to be paid at the time of booking and can not be covered by VET Student Loans. The cost of remedial flights depend on the nature and length of the repeated lesson and can range from $480 to over $2,000. It is therefore essential that trainees have some savings or credit set aside for remedial flights to avoid the possibility of training being suspended.
  • Exams: Additional or repeated exams are not included in the tuition fees (and are therefore not covered by VET Student Loans).
  • Options / Upgrades: Pilot trainees who request additional optional flights and/or aircraft upgrades will incur additional fees that are not included in the tuition fees (and are therefore not covered by VET Student Loans).

Tuition Fee Schedules - VET Student Loans

Intake: 17 JAN 2022

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 16 Month (SHORT)

VSL Code Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1S 30 17/01/2022 28/01/2022 1/03/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2S 30 2/03/2022 16/03/2022 20/04/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3S 35 21/04/2022 4/05/2022 16/06/2022 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1S 45 17/06/2022 4/07/2022 22/08/2022 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1S 35 23/08/2022 6/09/2022 14/10/2022 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2S 30 17/10/2022 27/10/2022 29/11/2022 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3S 30 30/11/2022 13/12/2022 16/01/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4S 45 17/01/2023 1/02/2023 24/03/2023 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5S 35 27/03/2023 13/04/2023 23/05/2023 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 24 Month (LONG)

VSL CODE Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1L 30 17/01/2022 2/02/2022 31/03/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2L 30 1/04/2022 21/04/2022 15/06/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3L 35 16/06/2022 5/07/2022 2/09/2022 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1L 45 5/09/2022 28/09/2022 16/12/2022 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1L 35 19/12/2022 6/01/2023 9/03/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2L 30 10/03/2023 28/03/2023 24/05/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3L 30 25/05/2023 9/06/2023 31/07/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4L 45 1/08/2023 22/08/2023 6/11/2023 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5L 35 8/11/2023 27/11/2023 22/01/2024 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 


Intake: 04 APR 2022

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 16 Month (SHORT)

VSL Code Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1S 30 4/04/2022 18/04/2022 23/05/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2S 30 24/05/2022 6/06/2022 8/07/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3S 35 11/07/2022 25/07/2022 30/08/2022 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1S 45 31/08/2022 16/09/2022 8/11/2022 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1S 35 9/11/2022 22/11/2022 30/12/2022 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2S 30 2/01/2023 12/01/2023 14/02/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3S 30 15/02/2023 28/02/2023 31/03/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4S 45 3/04/2023 19/04/2023 15/06/2023 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5S 35 16/06/2023 28/06/2023 4/08/2023 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 24 Month (LONG)

VSL CODE Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1L 30 4/04/2022 22/04/2022 23/06/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2L 30 24/06/2022 11/07/2022 29/08/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3L 35 30/08/2022 19/09/2022 21/11/2022 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1L 45 22/11/2022 15/12/2022 7/03/2023 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1L 35 8/03/2023 28/03/2023 1/06/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2L 30 2/06/2023 19/06/2023 8/08/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3L 30 9/08/2023 24/08/2023 16/10/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4L 45 17/10/2023 7/11/2023 22/01/2024 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5L 35 23/01/2024 8/02/2024 5/04/2024 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 


Intake: 04 JUL 2022

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 16 Month (SHORT)

VSL Code Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1S 30 4/07/2022 14/07/2022 16/08/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2S 30 17/08/2022 29/08/2022 29/09/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3S 35 30/09/2022 12/10/2022 22/11/2022 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1S 45 23/11/2022 9/12/2022 31/01/2023 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1S 35 1/02/2023 14/02/2023 24/03/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2S 30 27/03/2023 10/04/2023 16/05/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3S 30 17/05/2023 30/05/2023 30/06/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4S 45 3/07/2023 18/07/2023 5/09/2023 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5S 35 6/09/2023 19/09/2023 30/10/2023 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 24 Month (LONG)

VSL Code Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1L 30 4/07/2022 20/07/2022 13/09/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2L 30 14/09/2022 30/09/2022 22/11/2022 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3L 35 23/11/2022 13/12/2022 14/02/2023 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1L 45 15/02/2023 13/03/2023 7/06/2023 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1L 35 8/06/2023 27/06/2023 23/08/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2L 30 24/08/2023 11/09/2023 1/11/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3L 30 2/11/2023 20/11/2023 10/01/2024 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4L 45 11/01/2024 1/02/2024 16/04/2024 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5L 35 17/04/2024 3/05/2024 28/06/2024 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 


Intake: 04 OCT 2022

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 16 Month (SHORT)

VSL Code Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1S 30 4/10/2022 14/10/2022 16/11/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2S 30 17/11/2022 29/11/2022 3/01/2023 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3S 35 4/01/2023 17/01/2023 23/02/2023 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1S 45 24/02/2023 14/03/2023 9/05/2023 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1S 35 10/05/2023 23/05/2023 3/07/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2S 30 4/07/2023 14/07/2023 16/08/2023 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3S 30 17/08/2023 29/08/2023 3/10/2023 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4S 45 4/10/2023 19/10/2023 7/12/2023 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5S 35 8/12/2023 21/12/2023 1/02/2024 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 

AVI50219 – Diploma of Aviation (CPL-A) 24 Month (LONG)

VSL CODE Required Days Start Date Census Date End Date Fee VSL Loan Amount Gap Amount EFTSL
RPL1L 30 4/10/2022 20/10/2022 14/12/2022 $5,305.61 $5,305.61 $0.00 0.13
RPL2L 30 15/12/2022 2/01/2023 22/02/2023 $5,700.10 $5,700.10 $0.00 0.13
RPL3L 35 23/02/2023 15/03/2023 23/05/2023 $6,279.59 $6,279.59 $0.00 0.15
PPL1L 45 24/05/2023 15/06/2023 4/09/2023 $11,900.61 $11,900.61 $0.00 0.19
CPL1L 35 5/09/2023 25/09/2023 23/11/2023 $10,210.85 $10,210.85 $0.00 0.15
CPL2L 30 24/11/2023 12/12/2023 2/02/2024 $7,630.12 $7,630.12 $0.00 0.13
CPL3L 30 5/02/2024 20/02/2024 10/04/2024 $12,883.99 $12,883.99 $0.00 0.13
CPL4L 45 11/04/2024 2/05/2024 15/07/2024 $11,455.95 $11,455.95 $0.00 0.19
CPL5L 35 16/07/2024 1/08/2024 25/09/2024 $9,733.18 $9,733.18 $0.00 0.15
315 $81,100.00 $0.00 1.35

 


Archived / Customised Schedules

You can view / download archived and customised VSL schedules below.

Tuition Fee Schedules - Self Funded

STANDARD PROGRAMME

Programme: AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)
Intake: November 15th, 2021
Duration: 24 Months (Standard Program)
Provider: Flight One Academy RTO 45165
Location: Archerfield
Course Tuition Fee: $80,300

TRAINING STAGE
CODE
START DATE*
CENSUS DATE
END DATE
TUITION FEE
EFTSL
RPL Stage 1 RPL1S 15/11/21 29/11/21 21/01/22 $5,305.61 0.13
RPL Stage 2 RPL2S 24/01/22 7/02/22 25/03/22 $5,700.10 0.13
RPL Stage 3 RPL3S 28/03/22 12/04/22 10/06/22 $6,279.59 0.15
PPL Stage 1 PPL1S 13/06/22 4/07/22 16/09/22 $11,900.61 0.19
CPL Stage 1 CPL1S 19/09/22 4/10/22 2/12/22 $10,210.85 0.15
CPL Stage 2 CPL2S 5/12/22 19/12/22 10/02/23 $7,630.12 0.13
CPL Stage 3 CPL3S 13/02/23 27/02/23 21/04/23 $12,883.99 0.13
CPL Stage 4 CPL4S 24/04/23 15/05/23 28/07/23 $11,455.95 0.19
CPL Stage 5 CPL5S 31/08/23 15/09/23 14/11/23 $8,933.18 0.15
$80,300 1.35

*Payment for each training stage must be received prior to commencement of the stage.

FAST TRACK PROGRAMME

Programme: AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (CPL-Aeroplane)
Intake: November 15th, 2021
Duration: 16 Months (Fast Track)
Provider: Flight One Academy RTO 45165
Location: Archerfield
Course Tuition Fee: $80,300

TRAINING STAGE
CODE
START DATE*
CENSUS DATE
END DATE
TUITION FEE
EFTSL
RPL Stage 1 RPL1F 15/11/2021 24/11/2021 31/12/2021 $5,305.61 0.13
RPL Stage 2 RPL2F 10/01/2022 18/01/2022 18/02/2022 $5,700.10 0.13
RPL Stage 3 RPL3F 21/02/2022 2/03/2022 8/04/2022 $6,279.59 0.15
PPL Stage 1 PPL1F 11/04/2022 26/04/2022 17/06/2022 $11,900.61 0.19
CPL Stage 1 CPL1F 20/06/2022 29/06/2022 5/08/2022 $10,210.85 0.15
CPL Stage 2 CPL2F 15/08/2022 23/08/2022 23/09/2022 $7,630.12 0.13
CPL Stage 3 CPL3F 26/09/2022 5/10/2022 11/11/2022 $12,883.99 0.13
CPL Stage 4 CPL4F 14/11/2022 28/11/2022 20/01/2023 $11,455.95 0.19
CPL Stage 5 CPL5F 23/01/2023 2/02/2023 14/03/2023 $8,933.18 0.15
$80,300 1.35

*Payment for each training stage must be received prior to commencement of the stage.

Units of Competency

AVIE0006 Maintain aircraft radio communications Core
AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes Core
AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes Core
AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies Core
AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations Core
AVIF0033 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo Core
AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations Core
AVIH0010 Plan a flight under visual flight rules Core
AVIH0014 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules Core
AVILIC0003 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane Core
AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation Core
AVIW0029 Manage pre- and post-flight actions Core
AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems Core
AVIY0033 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments Core
AVIY0034 Operate in controlled airspace Core
AVIY0035 Operate in Class G airspace Core
AVIY0036 Operate at non-towered aerodromes Core
AVIY0037 Operate at a controlled aerodrome Core
AVIY0040 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations Core
AVIY0041 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations Core
AVIY0046 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures Core
AVIY0047 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations Core
AVIY0054 Control aeroplane on the ground Core
AVIY0055 Take off aeroplane Core
AVIY0056 Control aeroplane in normal flight Core
AVIY0057 Land aeroplane Core
AVIY0058 Manage aircraft fuel Core
AVIZ0006 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight Core
AVIF0023 Apply aircraft safety procedures Elective

Entry Criteria

Academic Criteria

  • Australian Year 12 (Senior High School) Certificate of Education; or
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) diploma; or
  • successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), or at a level in a framework that preceded the AQF that is equivalent to level 4 or above in the AQF or;   that has been assessed by a Federal, State or Territory government agency which assesses overseas qualifications (or an organisation contracted by such an agency to undertake such assessments) as equivalent or comparable to a qualification referred to in the VET Student Loans Rules; and the course for the qualification was delivered in English.
  • If you cannot provide the above documents, you will be required to display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy. We will assess your competence using the Australian Government approved assessment tool — LLN Robot, or other approved tool of our choice.

CASA English Language Criteria

CASA has requirements for the minimum standards of English language. Trainees will undergo testing to gain approval of their English standard.

CASA Medical Criteria for Licencing

A valid Class 1 medical certificate is a course entry requirement. This medical certificate must remain valid for the duration of the course and is the responsibility of the student to maintain. Solo flights and flight tests cannot be conducted unless a current medical is held.

Details and further information are available from CASA – https://www.casa.gov.au/licences-and-certificates/aviation-medicals/medical-certificates

VET Student Loans Criteria

There are specific criteria for use of the VET Student Loans scheme. Please visit our VSL Page for further details.

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