avi50519 diploma of aviation

Instrument Rating

avi50519 diploma of aviation (instrument rating)

As part of completing this diploma, you will build your required cross country solo hours, complete your Instrument Rating Theory Exam (IREX), attain your Multi-Engine Class Rating (MEA) as well as a Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR).

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How to start?

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

This course also has a Private Pilot Licence entry point, click here for more information. 

Full Time Weeks
Flight Hours
Instrument Rating Exam

Course specifics

Ground Theory – Instrument Rating

Multi Engine Endorsement

Core Units
AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies
AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations
AVIH0013 Plan a flight under instrument flight rules
AVIH0017 Navigate aircraft under instrument flight rules
AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems
AVIY0033 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments
AVIY0044 Conduct a 2D instrument approach
AVIY0050 Perform instrument arrival and standard arrival route procedures
AVIY0073 Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at nigh
AVIY0074 Perform non-publushed instrument departure proceudres
AVIY0075 Perform published instrument departure procedures
AVIY0076 Perform visual circling approach
AVIY0081 Conduct a 2D global navigation satelite system non-precision instrument approach

Elective Unit
AVIY0072 Operate a multi-engined aeroplane

• Commercial aeroplane pilot
• Military aeroplane pilot
• Multi Engine Charter Pilot 

• Face to Face Training
• Practical In-Flight Training
• Flight Simulation
• Briefings

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

Bachelor of Aviation

  • IREX Theory
  • Flight Training

Additional training or tuition required to meet the standard

CASA flight testing fees

Landing charges and Air Services fees at aerodromes outside of Bacchus Marsh


Aviation Class One Medical

Aviation Security Identification Card

Any fees associated with student exceeding aircraft height and weight restrictions

Hold a current Australian Commercial Pilot Licence or a AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) 

Hold or ability to hold a Class 2 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 review 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
4, 3, 2, 1 lift off

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


To enter this course you need to hold a current Commercial Pilot Licence or a AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence).

class 1 medical

This medical is a number of exams to deem you fit to hold a Commercial Pilot Licence. Test include eye exam, ECG, blood test and 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.