AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation

(Flight Instructor)

This qualification allows you to work as a Grade 3 Flight Instructor.

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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 4 or IELTS 6.0
  • Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Hold a commercial pilot licence.

Course Outcomes and Pathways

Hours quoted are a realistic prediction of student outcomes. Student skill and application may alter these hours. If additional training is required, it will be at the hourly rate at the student’s expense. Payments can be made in instalments but must be made in advance.

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 AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) are shown in the table below.



Face-to-face learning and assessments – conducted over 35 hours per week for a period of 8 weeks including ground briefings, flights and mutual flying. 280
Students will be required to study an additional 5 hours per week in their own time. 40
Total Volume of Learning 320

Course Structure

This course is structured to ensure that students receive adequate training in AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor). This course includes 8 weeks of classroom-based training of 35 hours per week face-to-face delivery. Students are required to conduct some learning away from the flying school for at least 5 hours per week.

The qualification is made up of 17 units of competency which consists of 12 core units and 5 elective units.

Units are chosen by Fly Oz are based on industry requirements to align with CASA flying licencing requirements.

Course Fees*


Fly Oz takes applications every 12 weeks.

1 AVIM0003 Conduct aeronautical knowledge training and flight training 20
2 AVIM0004 Conduct training for the issue of an endorsement 20
3 AVIM0005 Facilitate non-technical skills instruction 15
4 TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes 20
5 TAEASS402 Assess competence 20
6 TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation 15
7 TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools 15
8 TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning 15
9 TAEDEL402 Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace 15
10 TAEDES401 Design and develop learning programs 10
11 TAEDES402 Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client need 15
12 TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 10
1 AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes 25
2 AVIM0008 Operate a simulator 15
3 AVIM0010 Conduct flight review 20
4 TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment 15
5 TAETAS401 Maintain training and assessment information 15
Total face to face hours 280

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