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International Courses

Our internationally accredited training courses are designed to help students achieve their dreams of becoming working pilots.

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2022 Dates

3 October

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We know flying isn’t just a career – it’s a thrilling passion that draws you in and keeps you there.

AVI50222
DIPLOMA OF AVIATION (COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENCE - AEROPLANE) FULL-TIME

CRICOS Course Code 109220E

A commercial pilot licence is the first step in your journey to a rewarding career as a pilot. This course is perfect for those with a deep passion for aviation.

AVI50519
Diploma of aviation (instrument rating) CPL entry

CRICOS Course Code 0101240

This course has been specifically designed for pilots who have completed a commercial pilot licence to upskill and improve their industry prospects.

AVI50419
Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)

CRICOS Course Code 106689C

This course gives qualified commercial pilots the ability to work as flight instructors throughout Australia. Becoming a flight instructor can be a great way to build flight experience and develop a highly rewarding career.

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CRICOS COURSE CODE 109220E

AVI50222
DIPLOMA OF AVIATION (COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENCE - AEROPLANE)
FULL-TIME

The 109220E AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is your first step towards making a career as a pilot. A commercial pilot licence will open many doors in the aviation industry – becoming an airline pilot is just one pathway. It will also open a number of career opportunities such as flight instructing, supporting emergency services with air transport, and charter.

The course is designed to take you from having zero flight experience to being a qualified commercial pilot with a minimum of 150 hours of experience. It is an intensive, full-time flying and theory course. At the completion of the course, you will have advanced aircraft knowledge that you will be able to apply in practical situations.

Delivery
Methods

Ground Theory (this involves instructor-led classroom delivery, workshops, seminars, tutorials, and case studies)
Practical In-Flight Training
Flight Simulation
Briefings

Key Areas of
study

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

Education pathways

Flight Instructor Rating
Air Transport Pilot Licence
Various Specialised Endorsements and Ratings
Bachelor of Aviation

The following entry requirements are applicable to all three courses.

  • – Be 18 years of age at the time of enrolment
  • – Have an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • – Meet the English language requirements by achieving a minimum score of 5.5 in either the academic or general training tests on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or another approved system
  • – Successfully undertake a pre-training review to ensure course suitability

This involves:

  • – A pre-training interview
  • – An online English and math test (to determine language, literacy and numeracy capabilities) with an Exit Level 3 result.

Course materials and approx. cost AUD

Logbook – $44

Bob Tait RPL/PPL Study Guide Volumes 1 and 2 – $200 for both

Bob Tait CPL textbook set (seven subjects + Navigation Workbook) – $428

Navigation Computer – $60

Protractor – $15

Navigation Ruler – $11

Charts (VTC, VNC, WAC Hamilton & Melbourne) – $15 each

ERSA – $36

Uniform – $120+

CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate – $500

Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) – $234

Aviation Reference Number (ARN)

Headset – $200–$2000

Law Documents – $300

Note: prices are current as of November 2021 and are subject to change without notice.

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CRICOS COURSE CODE 0101240

AVI50519
Diploma of aviation (instrument rating) CPL entry

If you are dreaming of the airlines, an instrument rating is a must. Our 0101240 AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) has been specifically designed for pilots who have completed a commercial pilot licence to upskill and improve their industry prospects. Many organisations will prefer candidates with multi-engine instrument ratings.

As part of this course, you will complete your instrument rating rxam (IREX) and undertake training to prepare you for CASA flight tests for a multi-engine class rating (MEA) and a multi-engine instrument rating (MEIR).

Delivery methods

Face-to-face Training
Practical In-flight Training
Flight Simulation
Briefings

Key Areas of Study

Ground Theory – Instrument Rating
Multi-engine Endorsement

Career Outcomes

Airline Pilot
Multi-engine Pilot
Charter Pilot

In addition to the general entry requirements, you must:

  • –  Have a current Australian Commercial Pilot Licence (issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority) or AVI50215/AVI50219/AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence –Aeroplane)
  • – Hold a CASA Class 2 medical certificate
  • – Hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

Uniform – $120+

CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate – $500

Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) – $234

Headset – $200–$2000

CRICOS COURSE CODE 106689C

AVI50419
Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)

TVSA’s flight instructor rating gives commercial pilots the ability to work as flight instructors throughout Australia. Becoming a flight instructor can be a great way to build flight experience and develop a highly rewarding career. At the end of this course you will have added another 45+ hours to your logbook and created a substantial portfolio of briefings and teaching resources.

The course is designed to teach you the skills required to pass on your knowledge effectively, both in the aircraft, and in ground briefings. As well as learning to instruct ab initio flight lessons, you will cover navigation training and leave the course with a deeper knowledge of aviation theory, ready to teach the next generation of pilots!

Delivery methods

Face-to-face Training
Practical In-flight Training
Flight Simulation
Briefings

Key Areas of Study

Conduct Aeronautical Knowledge Training
Conduct Flight Training
Conduct Simulator Training
Assess Competence

flight instructor

For many commercial pilots, teaching others how to fly is a great way to build your experience and flying hours. This 13-week course can kickstart your career

Uniform – $120+

CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate – $500

Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) – $234

Headset – $200–$2000

In addition to the General Entry Requirements, for entry into the course, you must:

  • – Have a current Australian Commercial Pilot Licence (issued by Civil Aviation Safety
    Authority)
  • – Hold a CASA Class 2 Medical
  • – Hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).
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Accommodation Facilities

We are now taking applications for our new accommodation facilities. Our brand-new accommodation facilities provide all of the comforts of being at home, with the added benefit of living and studying in your own private space on campus.

Airport views

Our accommodation, located to the north-east of our runways, has a second story recreational room for students to unwind after a hard day in the cockpit.

our facility

You will have access to kitchen and laundry facilities, and the choice of a shared room or premium private room.

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