In partnership with Aviation Australia (RTO 30770), you will be working with the Flight Options Pilot Academy team of experienced instructors – you will gain your Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with instructors who have extensive flying experience and aviation industry knowledge to provide the most relevant and up-to-date instruction.

Course Dates

Registrations OPEN now for January 2022 course.

Contact Us Now to make an Appointment for your Assessment. (If you cannot make this date please contact our office.)

Course Cost

Total cost $85,000

Schedule of Fees 2022 coming soon.

Instalment plans are offered for tuition fees with instalments due over the duration of the course.

NOTE: Fees are subject to change. There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Aviation Australia is an approved VET Student Loan provider for eligible applicants. More information can found here.


Candidates must:

  • Successfully complete pre-entry Assessment (including interview & aptitude testing)
  • Hold a current CASA Class 1 Medical and ASIC (by the first census date)

Units Of Competency

AVIE0006 Maintain aircraft radio communications Core
AVIF0023 Apply aircraft safety procedures Elective
AVIF0026 Implement aviation risk management processes Core
AVIF0027 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes Core
AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies Core
AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations Core
AVIF0033 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo Core
AVIF0035 Manage human factors in aviation operations Core
AVIH0010 Plan a flight under visual flight rules Core
AVIH0014 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules Core
AVILIC0003 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane Core
AVIO0017 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation Core
AVIW0029 Manage pre- and post-flight actions Core
AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems Core
AVIY0033 Operate and manage aircraft systems Core
AVIY0034 Operate in controlled airspace Core
AVIY0035 Operate in Class G airspace Core
AVIY0036 Operate at non-towered aerodromes Core
AVIY0037 Operate at a controlled aerodrome Core
AVIY0040 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations Core
AVIY0041 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations Core
AVIY0046 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures Core
AVIY0047 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations Core
AVIY0054 Control aeroplane on the ground Core
AVIY0055 Take off aeroplane Core
AVIY0056 Control aeroplane in normal flight Core
AVIY0057 Land aeroplane Core
AVIY0058 Manage aircraft fuel Core
AVIZ0006 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight Core

Recognition Of Prior Learning

Aviation Australia offers an opportunity for recognition of prior learning (RPL) to be assessed. RPL may include holders of a CASA Recreational Pilots Licence, CASA Private Pilots Licence and/or a foreign pilots licence or those that have previous studies, qualifications and experience.

Please contact us for more details.

Training Hours and Location

Training is completed onsite at Flight Options Pilot Academy– Sunshine Coast Airport:

18 Friendship Ave, Sunshine Coast Airport
Mudjimba Queensland 4564

General training hours* are between 8.00am to 4.15pm, however these times may vary based on available flying hours and briefing hours.

*flight lesson/briefings hours and locations may vary (may be conducted at various aerodromes that may require travel – such as Gympie)

Study Modes

The course duration is approximately 50 weeks (with a minimum 20 hour per week face to face study commitment).

There are theory/self-study training components contained in this course. Students require access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. Students must be dedicated and committed to achieving the qualification by completing self-study for a minimum of 5 hours per week (in addition to face to face training). If a student fails to meet each study period requirements, they may be unable to progress to the next study period.


How do I enrol?

To apply, simply complete the enquiry form below and one of our staff will be in touch shortly with more information.


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