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Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

National Course Code: AVI50215


Get set to realise your dream of becoming a commercial pilot with the nationally accredited Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane). In this practical course you will learn how to take off, land and control a plane in varying conditions. When you graduate, you can take the CASA licensing exam to fly private charters, freight and commercial passengers.


Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Apply aviation law to your operations
  • Control an aeroplane on the ground and in the air
  • Take-off and land safely
  • Fly at towered and non-towered aerodromes in all types of airspaces
  • Use radio communications and navigation instruments
  • Manage fuel, passengers and cargo


Develop the skills that will help your career take off:

  • Lateral thinking
  • The ability to able to make decisions with minimal consultation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work effectively with people of all backgrounds


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma
  • Eligibility to apply for your CASA licence which enables you to work in the industry as a commercial pilot

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Commercial pilot
  • Freight pilot
  • Commercial pilot for organisations like Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Commercial pilot for charter businesses


  • Bachelor of Aviation - including flying hours with a business management and leadership focus


The NSW Skills List identifies a skills shortage in commercial pilots across NSW. The commercial aviation sector is expanding with new and more long haul flights entering the market and driving demand. This demand is forecast to continue into the future.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time

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