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AVI50315 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

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.

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

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
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
Important information

The completion of this qualification will require the accumulation of flight time.  

This will be conducted by Rotorwest Pty Ltd (Heliwest) at Jandakot Airport.

Contact: www.heliwest.com.au.

Job opportunities

 

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Jandakot Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 15 month
When Semester 1
Where Jandakot Campus
How Full Time
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Applications for Semester 1 2020 are open. Applications close 1 November 2019. 

Semester 2

Jandakot Campus - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 15 months
When Semester 2
Where Jandakot Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
Applications for Semester 1 2020 are open. Applications close 1 November 2019. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Page last updated September 02, 2019