Combined AVI50222 & AVI50519

Diploma of Aviation

This qualification of combined AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) and AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating.) gets you ‘job ready’ to work in the aviation industry and it is the key step for those who wish to be a professional pilot within air transport operations, agricultural operations and aerial surveying. Combined with the Instrument Rating, this qualification is the minimum requirement for most charter and airline cadetship programs.

Fly Oz Syllabus completes the CPL portion of the training syllabus for the Commercial Pilot Licence in the Cessna 206 and in the Gas Turbine Cessna 208. The Instrument Rating is conducted in the Beechcraft Baron multi-engine aircraft, so you will be fully job ready on completion of this combined diploma course.

Fly Oz VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans

The VET Student Loan (VSL) program is an Australian Government assistance loan that helps eligible VET students, studying for a diploma qualification or higher, to pay their tuition fees. The Diploma In Aviation Courses offered by Fly Oz are eligible for these loans.

There are eligibility criteria including citizenship and residency requirements. Although a VET Student Loan (VSL) is a good initiative, there are certain aspects of the scheme that must be understood before going ahead with a government loan.The most important fact is that VET Student Loans attract a 20% fee, which is added to the course price. VSL is interest free.

Entry Requirements

  • Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Aviation English ICAO Level 6 or IELTS 6.0
  • Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Be at least 17 years of age.

Course Outcomes and Pathways

Hours quoted are a realistic prediction of student outcomes.

Volume of Learning

The volume of learning allocated to a qualification will vary depending on the level of the qualification and the experience and competency of the student. As per the Australian Quality Framework, students must complete the allocated hours for the qualification they are undertaking in order to achieve competency. If the student applies for Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer, the volume of learning may be reduced. The hours that make up the volume of learning for Diploma of Aviation Combined AVI50222 and AVI50519 are shown in the table below.



Face to face learning and assessment – conducted over 20 hours per week for a period of 46 weeks including ground briefing, flight times and simulator training.  930
Students will be required to study an additional 15 hours per week in their own time. 690
Total Volume of Learning 1620

Course Structure

This combined course is structured to ensure that students receive adequate training in AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) and AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating.) This includes 46 weeks of classroom-based training of 20 hours per week face-to-face delivery. Students are required to conduct some learning away from the flying school for about 10 hours per week.

The qualification is made up of 33 units of competency which consists of 31 core units and 2 electives. Units chosen by Fly Oz are based on industry requirements to align with CASA flying licencing requirements.

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1 AVIE0006 Maintain aircraft radio communications 22.5
2 AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes 25
3 AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes 20
4 AVIF0033 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo 20
5 AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations 20
6 AVIH0010 Plan a flight under visual flight rules 30
7 AVIH0014 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules 70
8 AVILIC0003 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane 0
9 AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation 10
10 AVIW0029 Manage pre- and post-flight actions 20
11 AVIY0034 Operate in controlled airspace 20
12 AVIY0035 Operate in Class G airspace 35
13 AVIY0036 Operate at non-towered aerodromes 25
14 AVIY0037 Operate at a controlled aerodrome 25
15 AVIY0040 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations 37.5
16 AVIY0041 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations 15
17 AVIY0083 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures 35
18 AVIY0047 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations 25
19 AVIY0054 Control aeroplane on the ground 20
20 AVIY0055 Take off aeroplane 15
21 AVIY0056 Control aeroplane in normal flight 30
22 AVIY0057 Land aeroplane 20
23 AVIY0058 Manage aircraft fuel 10
24 AVIZ0006 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight 150
25 AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies 15
26 AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations 15
27 AVIH0013 Plan a flight under instrument flight rules 20
28 AVIH0017 Navigate aircraft under instrument flight rules 35
29 AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems 20
30 AVIY0033 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments 35
31 AVIY0044 Conduct a 2D instrument approach 10
32 AVIY0050 Perform instrument arrival and standard arrival route procedures 15
33 AVIY0073 Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night 10
34 AVIY0074 Perform non-published instrument departure procedures 10
35 AVIY0075 Perform published instrument departure procedures 10
36 AVIY0076 Perform visual circling approach 5
37 AVIY0081 Conduct a 2D global navigation satellite system non-precision instrument approach 10
38 AVIH0015 Plan a flight under night visual flight rules 10
39 AVIY0045 Conduct a 3D instrument approach 10
Total face to face hours 930

Fly Oz reserves the right to change these units as required, however students will be notified in advance.

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