CRICOS Provider: 03787B

International Students

TVSA Pilot Training is an approved CRICOS provider – this means that International Students are welcome to apply for our approved courses. 

0100435 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Training – Aeroplane) is your first step towards making a career as a Pilot in Command.

If you are dreaming of the airlines, an Instrument Rating is a must. Our 0100436 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) has been specially designed for current pilots who have completed a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL).

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0100435

Diploma of Aviation
(Commercial Pilot Licence)

A Commercial Pilot Licence will open many doors within the aviation industry, not just becoming a Airline Pilot. It will also give you the opportunity to teach others to fly, support emergency services with air transport and serve in the military.

Upcoming intakes

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. 

Course specifics

0100435  Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) Course Outline 

  • Phase 1
    • You will start your diploma with Phase 1 – Ab Initio training. This training will cover your Ab Initio flight training, as well as basic ground theory. Upon the completion of this phase, we will take you from no experience all the way to a Recreational Pilot Licence level in 11 weeks.
  • Phase 2
    • This phase will see you start on the path to your private pilot training. Over these 11 weeks, you will start your commercial pilot theory exams. You will also complete some of your flying hours in our Piper Warrior.
  • Phase 3&4
    • This study period, stretched over 20 weeks, will see you complete the remaining commercial theory exams. It will also see you build a significant portion of your solo hours.
  • Phase 5
    • The final phase is dedicated to giving you the best preparation for your Commercial Pilot flight test. You will complete your final flying hours as well as a pre-test with one of our instructors and any consolidation of training that is needed.

Entry Requirements

  • CRICOS students must provide evidence of having achieved an IELTS overall score of 5.5 with no paper lower than 5.  They may provide this evidence prior to, or following the course screening.
  • 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 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 enroll without a completed medical, do so at their own discretion/risk.

All training is delivered full-time face to face on campus at our training facilities in Bacchus Marsh.

Units of Study 

Core units

  • 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
  • AVIZ4001 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

Elective unit

  • AVIN0002 Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command

Duration 

This 150-hour course syllabus is scheduled to be delivered over 52 weeks. Students are provided with an additional 2 months on completion of the syllabus to complete any remedial training that may have been postponed due to weather or maintenance.

Holidays

The course includes 2 weeks of scheduled leave. Any additional leave possible subject to
management approval.

Upon successful completion students will achieve:

  • AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (CPL – Aeroplane)
  • Readiness to sit their Commercial Pilot Licence examination with CASA
  • A passing grade for all 7 commercial theory subjects.

Course Materials and Resources

For successful completion of this course each student will have access to:

  • 2 Classrooms fitted with TV’s, desks, chairs, and whiteboards.
  • Private briefing rooms fitted with TV’s.
  • TVSA’s Library of Resources, which includes
  • Manuals and Charts
  • Flight training manual
  • ATC resources
  • Digital copies of aircraft manuals

Campus Facilities

Students have access to the following facilities at our Bacchus Marsh Campus:
• Accommodation (limited availability)
• Kitchen and dining
• Bathrooms
• Laundry

In 2019 we will see the establishment of our brand new training facilities with onsite accommodation for 160 people, an onsite restaurant and training facilities to cater for up to 250 students.

Aircraft

Students will have the opportunity to fly a range of aircraft in our 17 aircraft strong fleet. Below are the main aircraft used for training in this course.

AUD $100,000

Tuition Includes

• Flight Training Hours
• Commercial Theory Subjects
• IREX Theory

Required Materials

ItemApproximate Cost (AUD)
Logbook$34.00
ATC BAK Theory Text Book (Most recent edition)$87.00
ATC PPL/CPL Theory Text Book Set (Most recent edition)$385.00
Navigation Computer$63.00
Protractor$15.00
Navigation Ruler$8.50
Charts (VTC, VNC, WAC Hamilton & Melbourne)$15.00
ERSA$36.00
Uniform$35.00 – $105.00
CASA Class 1 Medical$375.00+
Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)$280.00
Aviation Registration Number (ARN)No Charge

Optional Materials

ItemApproximate Cost (AUD)
HeadsetVarious Prices
Bob Tait Theory TextbooksVarious Prices

Note: Prices are current as of June 2019 and are subject to change without notice.

0100436

Diploma of Aviation
(Instrument Rating)

As part of this course, you will complete your Instrument Rating Theory Exam (IREX) and delivered the training to prepare you to sit your CASA flight tests for your Multi Engine Class Rating (MEA) as well as your Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR). 

Upcoming Intake

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. 

Course specifics

Course Outline

If you are dreaming of the airlines, an  Instrument Rating is a must. Our Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) has been specially designed for current pilots who have completed a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL).  As part of this course, you will complete your  Instrument Rating Theory Exam (IREX) and delivered the training to prepare you to sit your CASA flight tests for your Multi Engine Class Rating (MEA) as well as your Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR). Many organisations who are looking at taking on new pilots will consider someone with a MEIR before an applicant without.

Entry Requirements 

• IELTS Level 5.5 with no paper below 5
• Successful completion of 100435 DIploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence)

 

Modes of Study 

• All training is delivered face to face on campus at our training facilities in Bacchus Marsh.

• Ground theory – this involves CASA endorsed flight instructor led institution based classroom delivery, workshops, seminars, tutorials and case studies.

• Practical In-Flight Training

• Flight Simulation

• Briefings

Units of Study 

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-published instrument departure procedures
AVIY0075 Perform published instrument departure procedures
AVIY0076 Perform visual circling approach
AVIY0081 Conduct a 2D global navigation satellite system non-precision instrument approach

Elective Unit
AVIY0072 Operate a multi-engine aeroplane

Duration 

This 54.5-hour course syllabus is scheduled to be delivered over 13 weeks. Students are provided with an additional 2 months on completion of the syllabus to complete any remedial training that may have been postponed due to weather or maintenance.

Holidays

The course includes 2 weeks of scheduled leave. Any additional leave possible subject to
management approval.

Upon successful completion students will achieve:

  •  0100436 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)
  • Readiness to sit their Multi Engine Instrument Rating with CASA
  • A passing grade for IREX Theory .

Course Materials and Resources

For successful completion of this course each student will have access to:

  • 2 Classrooms fitted with TV’s, desks, chairs, and whiteboards.
  • Private briefing rooms fitted with TV’s.
  • TVSA’s Library of Resources, which includes
  • Manuals and Charts
  • Flight training manual
  • ATC resources
  • Digital copies of aircraft manuals

 

Campus Facilities

Students have access to the following facilities at our Bacchus Marsh Campus:
• Accommodation (limited availability)
• Kitchen and dining
• Bathrooms
• Laundry

In 2019 we will see the establishment of our brand new training facilities with onsite accommodation for 160 people, an onsite restaurant and training facilities to cater for up to 250 students.

Aircraft

Students will have the opportunity to fly a range of aircraft in our 17 aircraft strong fleet. Below are the main aircraft used for training in this course.

AUD $45,000

Tuition Includes

• Flight Training Hours
• Commercial Theory Subjects
• IREX Theory

Required Materials

ItemApproximate Cost (AUD)
Logbook$34.00
IFR Training Manual$65.00
IREX Theory Textbook$120.00
Navigation Computer$63.00
Protractor$15.00
Navigation Ruler$8.50
Charts (VTC, VNC, WAC Hamilton & Melbourne)$15.00
ERSA$36.00
Uniform$35.00 – $105.00
CASA Class 1 Medical$375.00+
Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)$280.00
Aviation Registration Number (ARN)No Charge

Optional Materials

ItemApproximate Cost (AUD)
HeadsetVarious Prices
  

Note: Prices are current as of June 2019 and are subject to change without notice.

Need somewhere to stay?

TVSA’s new accommodation facilities are opening soon. Submit your interest for residence below. 

what you will need

to apply

After selecting your CRICOS provider, you will need to hold or be eligible to hold the following credentials. 

SubClass 500 Visa

This visa will allow you to participate in an approved course of study, travel, and work in Australia

arn

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 exams to deem you fit to hold a Commercial Pilot Licence. Test include eye exam, ECG, blood test and must be renewed each year.

WHAT is a

cricos provider?

In order to provide VET education to international students, training organisations must apply to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) for approval. Once approved, these organisations are given a CRICOS provider number and can begin to deliver training to any overseas person who holds a student visa issued by the Australian Government. 

TVSA Pilot Training became a CRICOS provider in 2019 and has 2 CRICOS approved courses. 

For more information on CRICOS, click here.