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About The Courses

  • Enrolment Process

    Please download the following files:

    1. Enrolment Process Overview (please read this document first)
    2. Expression of Interest Form (complete/return this to enrol@diamond.edu.au)
    3. Domestic Enrolment Form (complete/return if applicable)
    4. International Enrolment Form (complete/return if applicable)
    5. Recognition of Prior Learning Application Kit (complete/return if applicable)
    Part 142 Integrated Training Program

    The training for a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is aimed at achieving the highest standard of flying skills, airmanship and knowledge in order to prepare student pilots for a career as a Commercial Pilot. You will be specifically instructed in procedures relating to conducting commercial operations with a strong focus on navigation with remote areas inland. You will practice command decisions under pressure and in a range of circumstances in order to simulate real life scenarios and increase situational awareness.

    Study mode: Face to face

    Availability: Moorabbin (Melbourne, VIC)

    Flight Training Hours: 150

    Duration: 60 weeks (FT, 24hrs/week)

    International Intake: Quarterly

    Domestic Intake: Monthly

    Cost: AUD$74,995 excl. GST (+ AUD$1,500 international student enrolment fee, non-refundable)

    Prerequisites: At least 18 years of age, be able to meet the English language requirements outlined in the International Student Handbook (International Students only), have an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)

    RTO Code: 31977

    CRICOS Code: 03786C

    CASA Theory Examinations

    The AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) is developed to align with CASA syllabus and embed the learning outcomes for students to prepare to undertake the required CASA cyber examinations. Theory assessments (examinations) require a 70% pass mark except those marked*. Click the below links for more information.

    Recreational Pilot Licence

    Recreational Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) RPLA

    Private Pilot Licence

    Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) PPLA

    Commercial Pilot Licence

    Aerodynamics

    Meteorology

    Human Factors

    General Knowledge

    Air Law*

    Performance

    Navigation

    Timetable

    Week

    CASA Content

    ASQA Content

    1

    Orientation and Student Induction

    Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Theory

    N/A

    2

    Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Theory

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0037 Operate at a Controlled Aerodrome

    3

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0055 Take Off Aeroplane

    4

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0054 Control Aeroplane On The Ground

    5

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0057 Land Aeroplane

    6

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIE0006 Maintain Aircraft Radio and Communications

    7

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0056 Control Aircraft in Normal Flight

    8

    RPL Flight Training

    AVIY0046 Execute Advanced Aeroplane Manoeuvres and Procedures

    9

    RPL Flight Training

    RPLA Examination

    AVIW0029 Manage Pre and Post Flight Actions

    10

    RPL Flight Training

    RPLA Flight Test

    11

    Private Pilot Licence Theory

    N/A

    12

    13

    PPLA Theory Examination

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIY0034 Operate in Controlled Airspace

    14

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIF0026 Implement Aviation Risk Management Processes

    15

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIH0010 Plan A flight Under Visual Flight Rules

    16

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIH0014 Navigate Aircraft Under Visual Flight Rules

    17

    PPL Flight Training

    N/A

    18

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIY0035 Operate in Class G Airspace

    19

    PPL Flight Training

    N/A

    20

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIY0036 Operate At Non-Towered Aerodromes

    21

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIF0030 Manage Safe Flight Operations

    22

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIW0032 Operate and Manage Aircraft Systems

    23

    PPL Flight Training

    N/A

    24

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIY0040 Apply Aeronautical Knowledge to Aviation Operations

    25

    PPL Flight Training

    AVIY0047 Manage Abnormal Aeroplane Flight Situations

    26

    PPL Flight Training

    PPLA Flight Test

    AVIZ0006 Manage Situation Awareness in Aircraft Flight

    Term Break

    27

    CPL Aerodynamics

    N/A

    28

    CPL Aerodynamics Examination

    CPL General Knowledge

    N/A

    29

    CPL General Knowledge Examination

    CPL Performance and Planning

    N/A

    30

    CPL Performance and Planning

    CPL Performance and Planning Examination

    N/A

    31

    CPL Meteorology

    N/A

    32

    CPL Meteorology Examination

    CPL Navigation

    N/A

    33

    CPL Navigation Examination

    CPL Air Law

    N/A

    34

    CPL Air Law Examination

    CPL Human Factors

    N/A

    35

    CPL Human Factors Examination

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    36

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    37

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIF0027 Implement Aviation Fatigue Risk Management Processes

    38

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    39

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    40

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIY0058 Manage Aircraft Fuel

    41

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    42

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIF0029 Implement Threat and Error Management Strategies

    43

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    44

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    45

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIF0033 Manage Aircraft Passengers and Cargo

    46

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    47

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    48

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    49

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIF0035 Manage Human Factors in Aircraft Flight

    50

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    51

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    52

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIY0041 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

    53

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    54

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIH0015 Plan A Flight Under Night Visual Rules

    55

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIY0033 Operate Aircraft Using Aircraft Flight Instruments

    56

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    57

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    58

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVIO0017 Manage Disruptive Behaviour and Unlawful Interference with Aviation

    59

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    N/A

    60

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Training

    AVILIC0003 Licence To Operate A Commercial Aeroplane

    Flight Examination Week(s)

    Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Examination

    Flight training milestones are subject to student progression and weather
    For further information on syllabus and lessons, refer to individual student training plan

  • Enrolment Process

    Please download the following files:

    1. Enrolment Process Overview (please read this document first)
    2. Expression of Interest Form (complete/return this to enrol@diamond.edu.au)
    3. Domestic Enrolment Form (complete/return if applicable)
    4. International Enrolment Form (complete/return if applicable)
    5. Recognition of Prior Learning Application Kit (complete/return if applicable)
    Part 141 Non-Integrated Training Program

    Upon completion of the Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) course, students will have gained the minimum experience which is required as a baseline for the aviation industry. This competency will allow students to fly as an IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) pilot in a multi-engine aircraft, and fly in reduced minima as set out in the approach and departure procedures.

    Study mode: Face to face

    Availability: Moorabbin (Melbourne, VIC)

    Flight Training Hours: 40

    Duration: 12 weeks (FT, 20hrs/week)

    International Intake: Quarterly

    Domestic Intake: Monthly

    Cost: AUD$31,875 excl. GST (+ AUD$1,500 international student enrolment fee, non-refundable)

    Prerequisites: Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), be able to meet the English language requirements outlined in the International Student Handbook (International Students only)

    RTO Code: 31977

    CRICOS Code: 03786C

    CASA Theory Examinations

    The AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) is developed to align with CASA syllabus and embed the learning outcomes for students to prepare to undertake the required CASA cyber examinations. Theory assessments (examinations) require a 70% pass mark. Click the below links for more information.

    Instrument Rating

    Instrument Rating Examination (IREX)

    Timetable

    Week

    CASA Content

    ASQA Content

    1

    Instrument Rating Theory

    N/A

    2

    3

    VOR/NDB Intercepts

    Sector Entries

    AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies

    AVIY0075 Perform published instrument departure procedures

    4

    Standard Instrument Departures

    DME Arc

    AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations

    AVIY0044 Conduct a 2D instrument approach

    5

    2D Approach

    RNAV-GNSS

    3D Approach

    AVIY0045 Conduct a 3D instrument approach

    AVIY0081 Conduct a 2D global navigation satellite system non-precision instrument approach

    6

    Arrivals and STARS

    Circling Approach

    Departures

    AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems

    AVIY0050 Perform instrument arrival and standard arrival route

    procedures

    7

    Local Airwork

    AVIY0076 Perform visual circling approach

    AVIY0033 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments

    8

    Local Airwork

    AVIY0074 Perform non-published instrument departure procedures

    AVIY0073 Operate the aircraft in the traffic pattern at night

    9

    Navigation Exercise 1-2

    AVIH0013 Plan a flight under instrument flight rules

    10

    Navigation Exercise 3-4

    AVIH0017 Navigate aircraft under instrument flight rules

    11

    Revision

    12

    Flight Test

    Flight training milestones are subject to student progression and weather

    For further information on syllabus and lessons, refer to individual student training plan

Our Aircraft

Cessna 172 Skyhawk

Diamond DA40 Star

Cat B Synthetic Trainer
Aero-Guidance Mark 6T Twin Engine Trainer

ASQA VET Quality Framework

For more information on the ASQA VET Quality Framework, visit www.asqa.gov.au

Policies

Refund Policy: refer to Student Handbooks
Privacy Policy: refer to Student Handbooks
Grievance Policy: refer to Student Handbooks

Handbooks

Download our handbooks

International Student Handbook - Moorabbin

Domestic Student Handbook - Contact Us for Domestic Student Handbook - Moorabbin

Contact Us

Diamond Airline Academy
22-24 Northern Avenue, Moorabbin Airport, VIC 3194
Ph: 1300 DIAMOND
E: enrol@diamond.edu.au