Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)
Box Hill Institute and Soar Advanced Flight Training have joined forces once again to deliver you a course designed to get you qualified as a CASA recognised Flight Instructor.
An instructor rating is one of the best ways you can sharpen your flying skills, strengthen discipline, accuracy and proficiency. The training and qualifications you will receive throughout this course will increase job opportunities upon graduation.
This course is ideal for you if you have; completed the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence), have a passion for flying, want to share your knowledge, or perhaps you want to start your flying career.
With experienced and knowledgeable instructors, access to state-of-the-art equipment and the combined expertise of Box Hill Institute and Soar Advanced Flight Training, completing our Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) – Full Time, is a great way to fast-track your career in aviation.
At Box Hill Institute and Soar Advanced Flight Training, we aim to produce the highest quality Grade 3 Flight Instructors at the end of the course.
Within this 16 week course, you will strengthen your aviation knowledge and complete theory and practical based sessions, covering important training, assessment and management protocols. Subject areas include – aeronautical knowledge training, conduct flight training, conduct flight review, design and develop learning programs and assess competence. Instructional flight training is provided by Soar Advanced Flight Training from Moorabbin airport.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded Diploma competencies, and should be able to meet the learning requirements for a CASA recognised Flight Instructor.
FT - 16 weeks
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Box Hill Campus|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$150|
|Core Skills Support**||$70|
|Annual Material Fees||$46.55|
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
The student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2018. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
VET Student Loans
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
Full time – 16 weeks
The theory component of this course will be delivered 2 days a week at our Elgar campus. For the practical component, you will participate in approximately 3 days of flight training from Moorabbin airport.
- have a current Australian Commercial Pilot Licence
- hold or be able to hold a CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate (see medical requirements)
- be at least 18 years of age.
Aviation Medical Requirements:
To show you are medically fit and healthy to pilot an aircraft during commercial operations, you will need to hold a Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate. Aviation medicals are completed in a two-step process:
- Obtain an Aviation Reference Number from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). You will need to complete form 1162 and send to CASA with identification as per page 2. See CASA Website for further details.
- Once you have received your ARN, book in for a Class 1 Medical Exam with a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME). Visit CASA website for the contact list of CASA Designated Aviation Medical Examiners in your local country.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into the following courses delivered by Box Hill Institute:
- Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)
- Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)
You may also wish to apply for entry into the following courses available through another accredited training provider:
- Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Chief Flight Instructor)
- Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command)
- Bachelor of Aviation
- Bachelor of Aviation Management.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5.
As a qualified flight instructor, you will be able to:
- Conduct flight training for pilot licences
- Ratings (except for flight examiner ratings)
- Endorsements (except for flight examiner endorsements)
- Grant design feature and flight activity endorsements to pilot licence holders
- Conduct differences training for variants of types of aircraft
- Conduct training for general pilot competency
- Conduct flight reviews
- Approve someone to fly solo
- Approve someone to fly an aircraft while receiving flight training for a pilot licence, rating or endorsement.
A total of 16 units of competency comprising:
- 10 core units
- 6 general elective units
|TAELLN411||ADDRESS ADULT LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY SKILLS||30|
This unit describes the skills and knowledge a vocational trainer or assessor requires to identify language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skill requirements of training and the work environment, and to use resources and strategies that meet the needs of the learner group.
|AVIF0004||IMPLEMENT AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES||50|
|AVIF0005||IMPLEMENT AVIATION FATIGUE RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES||40|
|AVIM5002||CONDUCT AERONAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE TRAINING||60|
|AVIM5003||CONDUCT FLIGHT TRAINING||60|
|AVIM5008||CONDUCT FLIGHT REVIEW||20|
|TAEASS401B||PLAN ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES AND PROCESSES||20|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and organise the assessment process, including recognition of prior learning (RPL), in a competency-based assessment system. It also includes the development of simple assessment instruments.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess the competence of a candidate.
|TAEASS403B||PARTICIPATE IN ASSESSMENT VALIDATION||20|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.
|TAEDEL401A||PLAN, ORGANISE AND DELIVER GROUP BASED LEARNING||30|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and deliver training for individuals within a group.
|TAEDEL402A||PLAN, ORGANISE AND FACILITATE LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE||25|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and facilitate learning for individuals in a workplace.
|TAEDES401A||DESIGN AND DEVELOP LEARNING PROGRAMS||50|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conceptualise, design, develop and review learning programs to meet an identified need for a group of learners. The unit addresses the skills and knowledge needed to identify the parameters of a learning program, determine the design, outline the content and review its effectiveness.
|TAEDES402A||USE TRAINING PACKAGES AND ACCREDITED COURSES TO MEET CLIENT NEEDS||25|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use training packages and accredited courses as tools to support industry, organisation and individual competency development needs.
|TAEASS301||CONTRIBUTE TO ASSESSMENT||10|
|TAEASS502||DESIGN AND DEVELOP ASSESSMENT TOOLS||40|
|TAEDEL301||PROVIDE WORK SKILL INSTRUCTION||40|