Our flight instructor course can get you qualified as a CASA-recognised flight instructor. We’ve joined forces with Soar Advanced Flight Training to deliver a course where you can sharpen your flying skills, and strengthen discipline, accuracy and proficiency. During our course you’ll receive training and qualifications that can increase your job opportunities in the aviation industry.

If you’ve completed the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence), have a passion for flying, want to share your knowledge or want to start your flying career, our flight instructor course is the ideal way to fast track your aviation career.

You’ll learn from experienced and knowledgeable flight instructors, have access to state-of-the-art equipment, and benefit from the combined expertise of Box Hill Institute and Soar Advanced Flight Training. Upon completion of our flight instructor course, you are eligible to become a Grade 3 flight instructor.

Strengthen your aviation knowledge with theory and practical sessions, covering important training, assessment and management protocols. You’ll learn how to:

  • conduct flight training
  • conduct flight review
  • design and develop learning programs
  • assess competence

Soar Advanced Flight Training provides the instructional flight training from Moorabbin, Bendigo and Bankstown airports. 




National Code AVI50516
Study Areas Aviation
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 16 weeks

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Full Tuition Fee $31,721.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $46.55
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* 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.

***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).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 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.

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'll participate in approximately 3 days of flight training from Moorabbin airport.

Box Hill

You must:

  • have a current Australian Commercial Pilot Licence
  • hold a current Aviation Security Identy Card (ASIC)
  • hold a CASA Class 1 Medical Certificate (see medical requirements)
  • be at least 18 years of age

Aviation Medical Requirements:

To show you’re 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:

  1. Obtain an Aviation Reference Number from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). You’ll need to complete form 1162 and send it to CASA with identification as per page 2. See CASA Website for further details
  2. Once you’ve received your ARN, book in for a Class 1 Medical Exam with a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME). Visit the CASA website for the contact list of CASA Designated Aviation Medical Examiners in your country

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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 can apply for the following course:

  • Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

You may also apply for entry into the following courses available through other providers:

  • Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Chief Flight Instructor)
  • Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command)
  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management

Direct entry

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, and with additional experience and training as may be required, you’ll be able to:

  • conduct flight training for pilot licences
  • produce ratings (except for flight examiner ratings)
  • offer 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 (10 core and 6 elective).

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Title

Hours

TAEDEL402A PLAN, ORGANISE AND FACILITATE LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE 25.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and facilitate learning for individuals in a workplace.

TAEASS403B PARTICIPATE IN ASSESSMENT VALIDATION 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in an assessment validation process.

TAEASS402B ASSESS COMPETENCE 15.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess the competence of a candidate.

TAEDES402A USE TRAINING PACKAGES AND ACCREDITED COURSES TO MEET CLIENT NEEDS 25.0

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.

TAEDES401A DESIGN AND DEVELOP LEARNING PROGRAMS 50.0

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.

TAEDEL401A PLAN, ORGANISE AND DELIVER GROUP-BASED LEARNING 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and deliver training for individuals within a group.

TAEASS401B PLAN ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES AND PROCESSES 20.0

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.

AVIM5002 CONDUCT AERONAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE TRAINING 60.0

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.

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AVIM5003 CONDUCT FLIGHT TRAINING 60.0

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AVIM5008 CONDUCT FLIGHT REVIEW 20.0

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AVIF0004 IMPLEMENT AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 50.0

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AVIF0005 IMPLEMENT AVIATION FATIGUE RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES 40.0

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TAEASS502 DESIGN AND DEVELOP ASSESSMENT TOOLS 40.0

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