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Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

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National ID: AVI50315 | State ID: AYV9

 

Do you have the desire and ambition to be a commercial helicopter pilot?

This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency commercial pilot duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations.

Flight crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as a commercial pilot by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing. People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Flight Training is conducted through an approved Third Party Provider

The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter) requires a significant commitment from learners to enrol into this qualification in terms of the cost and also in the time and dedication required to complete the course. As such, South Metropolitan TAFE wants to ensure that the right candidates are enrolled in this course that are committed and are fully informed regarding the career outcome.

Prior to entry into this qualification, applicants must:

  • Be over the age of 18 years to commence Commercial Pilot Training
  • Hold a current Class 1 medical or equivalent in accordance with CASA licencing requirements
  • Must hold a current Aviation Security Identification (ASIC)
  • Must have completed the CASA Aviation English assessment
  • Hold a Unique Student Identifier number
  • Must attend a South Metropolitan TAFE information briefing session
  • Must achieve a pass grade in the pre-entry aptitude assessment

Information relating to the dates and times of the pre-entry assessment and briefing sessions will be sent on application

Apply for this course using the application form under the How to apply tab below.

ENROLMENTS FOR THIS COURSE RE-OPEN AUGUST 17.  
Applications will be open 17th August 2018 and close on 5th of Oct 2018 for semester one 2019 entry into the qualification. Semester two 2019 applications will be open close to April 2019.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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South Metropolitan TAFE does not guarantee a licensed outcome as CASA is the Australian licensing and regulatory authority.

  • Commercial helicopter pilot

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating), State ID AYW0
  • AVI50516 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor), State ID AZR6
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Where Jandakot
Duration

Two semesters full-time

HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operationsAVIY0008AVX77
Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operationsAVIY0009AVX64
Control helicopter in hovering flightAVIY4012AVX42
Control helicopter in normal flightAVIY4015AVX56
Control helicopter on the groundAVIY4011AVX28
Execute advanced helicopter manoeuvres and proceduresAVIY4017AVX25
Implement aviation fatigue risk management processesAVIF0005AVD87
Implement aviation risk management processesAVIF0004AVD88
Implement threat and error management strategiesAVIF0007AVX82
Licence to operate a commercial helicopterAVILIC0002AVX38
Maintain aircraft radio communicationsAVIE4001AVX66
Manage abnormal and emergency helicopter flight situationsAVIY4018AVX55
Manage aircraft fuelAVIY4007AVX57
Manage aircraft passengers and cargoAVIF0011AVX53
Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviationAVIO0002AVX84
Manage human factors in aviation operationsAVIF0014AVX80
Manage pre- and post-flight actionsAVIW4001AVX78
Manage safe flight operationsAVIF0008AVX79
Manage situational awareness in aircraft flightAVIZ4001AVX26
Navigate aircraft under visual flight rulesAVIH4001AVX32
Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instrumentsAVIY0001AVX81
Operate and manage aircraft systemsAVIW5018AVX45
Operate at a controlled aerodromeAVIY0005AVX60
Operate at non-towered aerodromesAVIY0004AVX73
Operate in Class G airspaceAVIY0003AVX29
Operate in controlled airspaceAVIY0002AVX47
Plan a flight under visual flight rulesAVIH0002AVX87
Take off helicopter and approach to hoverAVIY4014AVX58
Taxi helicopterAVIY0020AVX70
1 General Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Operate helicopter at low levelAVIY0021AVX51
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2019, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2019, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2019, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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