If you’ve been dreaming of a career as a commercial pilot, our Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is your first class initial and essential ticket to an exciting career in aviation.
Pilots are in demand all over the world. Whether you’re flying passengers across the globe, helping to save lives during bushfires or ferrying adrenaline junkies to drop zones, aviation opens up a world of opportunities.
Whilst all students undertaking this course will be enrolled at Box Hill Institute, we deliver this course face to face with Soar Advanced Flight Training RTO: 22488. SAFT provides the instructional flight training at Moorabbin and Bendigo airports. Box Hill staff deliver the theory components at our Box Hill campus. Begin your career in aviation with this course, learning from experienced and knowledgeable instructors and getting access to state-of-the-art equipment.
This course is a great way to begin your aviation career. Within 2 years you’ll go from being an aviation novice to a commercial pilot.
You’ll complete theory and practical sessions, covering important operational requirements, flight rules and risk management protocols. Your subject areas include:
When you’ve successfully completed this course, you’ll be eligible to take the Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAus) licence tests for your:
You will also be eligible to undertake the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) licence tests for Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL).
You’ll also achieve these endorsements:
We deliver this course with Soar Advanced Flight Training.
Please note: This training package will change in the near future and minor alterations to the course will occur. All new students will be enrolled into the new course.
03 Apr 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
Box Hill Institute reserves the right to alter or delete details of a course offering, fees or other information provided
Full time: March and August
Part time: March, April, June, September, November
Full time: 14 months
Part time: 2 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
Full time: The theory component of this course will be delivered 3 evenings a week (Mon,Tue, Wed) 4 - 8.00pm. For the practical component, you'll complete approximately 2-5 hours of flying per week.
Part time: The theory component of this course will be delivered 2 evenings a week (Mon, Wed or Tues, Thurs) 6.00 - 9.30pm. For the practical component, you'll complete 1-3 hours of flying per week.
After successfully completing this course and you have passed the CASA Commercial Pilot Licence requirements the following employment opportunities are within your reach. You will need to add to your initial Commerccial Pilot Qualification in order to be employed in many of these specialist areas of aviation, but your initial Commercial Pilot Licence and Diploma are an essential first step
Aviation Medical Requirements:
To show you are medically fit and healthy to pilot an aircraft during commercial operations, you'll need to hold a Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate. Aviation medicals are completed in a two-step process:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute 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.
We are not currently taking applications or enrolments for aviation courses.
After successful completion, you can apply for one of the following courses:
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$85,048||$97,115|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$42,830||$48,901|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You will study 29 units.
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