avi50219 diploma of aviation

(commercial pilot licence - aeroplane)

avi50219 diploma of aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - aeroplane)

Our AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) course is designed to give you the required skills within our recommended allotment of hours. There is a range of payment options available including packages and finance available to eligible students.

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How to start?

Click the start now button and complete the pre-registration form and our team will be in touch to complete your application. 

Not sure what you want to do? No worries! Leave your details and we will call you for a chat about how we can help you achieve your flying goals.


All of our students are individuals, which is why our training is not one size fits all. We value our students progression, feedback and success above all else. 

Full-Time Weeks
Total Flight Training Hours
Theory Subjects

Course specifics

Human Factors
Flight Rules & Air Law
Aircraft General Knowledge
Operation, Performance & Flight Planning

Core Units

AVILIC0003    Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane

AVIO0017       Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation

AVIW0029    Manage pre- and post- flight actions

AVIW0032      Operate and manage aircraft systems

AVIY0033        Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments

AVIY0034        Operate in controlled airspace

AVIY0035        Operate in Class G airspace

AVIY0036        Operate at non-towered aerodromes

AVIY0037        Operate at a controlled aerodrome

AVIY0040        Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

AVIY0041        Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

AVIY0046        Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures

AVIY0047        Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations

AVIY0054        Control aeroplane on the ground

AVIY0055        Take off aeroplane

AVIY0056        Control aeroplane in normal flight

AVIY0057        Land aeroplane

AVIY0058        Manage aircraft fuel

AVIZ0006        Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

AVIE0006        Maintain aircraft radio communications

AVIF0026        Implement aviation risk management processes

AVIF0027        Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes

AVIF0029        Implement threat and error management strategies

AVIF0030        Manage safe flight operations

AVIF0033        Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

AVIF0035        Manage human factors in aviation operations

AVIH0010       Plan a flight under visual flight rules

AVIH0014       Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules

Elective Unit

AVIN0004      Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command

Occupations include:

  • Commercial Airline Pilot 
  • Flight Training Instructor 
  • Military Pilot 
  • Passenger and Freight Charter Pilot 

Ground theory – this involves instructor led classroom delivery, workshops, seminars, tutorials and case studies

Practical In-Flight Training

Flight Simulation


  • Practical Demonstrations 
  • Verbal Q&A
  • Written Exams
  • Assignments

AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) 

Flight Instructor Rating 

TVSA Pilot Training Cadet Program

Air Transport Pilot Licence 

Various Specilised Endorsements and Ratings 

Bachelor of Aviation 

  • Flight Training Hours
  • Ground Theory and Briefings
  • CPLA Theory Subjects
  • Landing charges and Air Services fees at aerodromes outside of Bacchus Marsh
  • First attempt at CPL theory exams
  • First attempt at RPL theory exam
  • First attempt at RPL Flight Test
  • CASA PPL and CPL Test Fees and Aircraft Hire
  • Additional training or tuition required to meet the standard
  • Charts & ERSA
  • CASA PEXO Examination beyond first attempt
  • Uniform and Headset
  • Aviation Class One Medical
  • Aviation Security Identification Card
  • Fees associated to student exceeding aircraft height and weight restrictions
  • Remedial Flight Training
  • Course Materials

Minimum 18 years of age at the completion of the course

Hold or ability to hold a Class 1 Medical*

Ability to hold an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card)

Students must also undertake a pre-training review to ensure course suitability.  This involves:

  • A pre-training interview
  • A Language, Literacy, & Numeracy Test with a minimum mark of 3 for all areas (reading, writing, learning, numeracy, and oral)
  • A brief interview with a Flight Instructor to determine suitability to be a pilot
  • A flight simulator test to determine aptitude for flying and achieve a minimum score of 11

Students will be accepted into the course whilst they are still applying for their Class 1 Medical.  If, for whatever reason, a student is unable to obtain their medical, they will not be able to continue in the course.  Students who choose to enrol without a completed medical, do so at their own discretion/risk. 

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how to apply

To ensure this is the right course for you, we have a short application process that will information you of the ins and outs of the course. 

Pre-Registration form

online english & math exam

Course Presentation

Application Interview

are you eligible for financial help?

This course is approved for VET Student Loans tuition support. Click the button below to see if you are eligible. 

what you will need

to apply


An aviation reference number (ARN) is similar to an account or customer number - you need this to apply for your medical and complete flight training.

class 1 medical

This medical is a number of medical exams to deem you fit to hold a Commercial Pilot Licence. Tests include an eye exam, ECG, and blood test.
It must be renewed each year.

finance eligibility

TVSA has a number of financial options available. To ensure you are eligible, read through all the information and use the tools provided to check your eligibility.