This page contains details on the full time AVI50516 Diploma of Aviation course. If you are looking to do a course one-to-one at your own pace click here.
This course is based on the qualification listed in the the Aviation Training Package. The course duration is 14 weeks.
Do you have a passion for flying and want to share your knowledge, or perhaps a start to your flying career? A Flight Instructor Rating is for you!
A Flight Instructor Rating is a challenging yet fun course that takes your flying skills and flight management to the next level. In some ways it is like learning to fly all over again, but this time learning so that you can teach others.
The Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) Course has four components:
- Principles and Methods of Instruction (PMI)
- Classroom Briefings
- Instructor Flight Training
- Instructor Flight Practice (Mutual)
This course has been designed for a student that holds a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL).
The Pre-Requisites for the course are;
- Pass a Class 1 medical examination - refer to the CASA web site
- Unless secondary school has been conducted in English, an IELTS score of 6.0
- Must hold a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
Flight Instructor Rating Exam Structure
The Pilot Flight Instructor Exam - Common (PIRC) is a single exam.
This examination is outlined in Part 61 Manual of Standards (MoS) provided by CASA.
The pass mark for the PIRC examination is 75%
This examination is booked by us and delivered by Assessment Services Pty Ltd located at Bankstown Airport.
Flight Training and Experience Requirements
Requirements for the issue of a Flight Instructor Rating are detailed in Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 61. The requirements are summarised as follows:
- Hold a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
- Hold a Spin Flight Activity Endorsment
The course consists of four main components.
At the completion of your course you will be examined and issued your rating directly by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and issued your Diploma of Aviation AVI50516. You will also be issued a spin flight activity endorsment as this is a requirement to be issued a flight instructor rating by CASA.
Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) AVI50516 Course Costs
Below is based on pricing current at 1st August 2017. As this is an intergrated full time training course, aircraft and instructor hire only become GST exempt.
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