Overview

To consolidate the theory taught in AVT10001 or AVT10005 and integrate this theory into the practical flying training to obtain a Private Pilot Licence (PPL).

Requisites

Prerequisites
AVT10001 Private Pilot Licence theory

OR
AVT10005 Private Pilot Licence Theory

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Summer
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
02-January-2024
11-February-2024
Last self-enrolment date
02-January-2024
Census date
12-January-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
02-February-2024
Results released date
27-February-2024
HE Block 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
05-February-2024
17-March-2024
Last self-enrolment date
05-February-2024
Census date
16-February-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
01-March-2024
Results released date
30-April-2024
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Term 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
14-April-2024
Last self-enrolment date
26-February-2024
Census date
08-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
22-March-2024
Results released date
14-May-2024
Term 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
15-April-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
15-April-2024
Census date
03-May-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
10-May-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Winter
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
17-June-2024
28-July-2024
Last self-enrolment date
17-June-2024
Census date
28-June-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-July-2024
Results released date
13-August-2024
Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
27-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
11-August-2024
Census date
31-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
13-September-2024
Results released date
03-December-2024
Term 3
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
08-September-2024
Last self-enrolment date
29-July-2024
Census date
09-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
23-August-2024
Results released date
08-October-2024

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Demonstrate that they can safely operate the aircraft within defined limitations and COAAM standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrate that they can conduct themselves in a responsible and accountable manner as the pilot in command of a cross country flight that could carry passengers
  • Conduct aircraft pre-flight determining complete aircraft serviceability, fuel requirements and loading procedures
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to plan and conduct a flight from departure aerodrome to a destination aerodrome, or alternative aerodrome, navigating the aircraft under the applicable flight rules. This includes pre-flight planning, compliance with airspace procedures and departure and arrival procedures, and navigation under normal and abnormal conditions
  • Demonstrate that they can manage aircraft systems, passengers and air traffic control requirements during normal and abnormal operations
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency to a minimum of ICAO level 4 standard
  • Demonstrate the practical application of non-technical skills in the area of threat and error management during flying operations
  • Apply the theory and practical knowledge gained to attain a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Other
7.42 12 weeks 89
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Independent Learning
5.08 12 weeks 61
TOTAL150

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
Flight TestIndividual 100% 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 

Hurdle

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

1. Complete all syllabus lessons to at least the required level of competency2. Complete the total hour requirement of the Practicum; Solo (10 hrs), Simulator (1.0 hr), dual hours (35 hours) and PPL Test.3. Pass the PPL Flight Test to both CASA and COAA standards.

Content

The unit contains 35 dual hours, one hour simulator and 10 hours solo flight time consisting of general aircraft handling, and cross country flight exercises.

The unit concludes with a 3 hour Private Pilot Licence flight test.
During the semester a minimum of 1.0 hour pre-flight and post flight briefing is delivered for each of the exercises.
Additionally the student will require at least 2 hours per exercise for flight planning and pre-flight preparation

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.