Swinburne’s pilot courses take you from never flying to achieving a commercial pilot licence, and gives you the skills to go on to a professional career.

You’ll fly planes with CAE Melbourne Flight Training School in a busy Airport Setting (at Moorabbin Airport), with access access to a large fleet of glass cockpit equipped aircraft and state-of-the-art simulators.

You’ll graduate from our pilot school with the skills and confidence to fly for commercial airlines. The sky truly is the limit with Swinburnes pilot course.

Check out our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR requirements and more. 

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There's still time to apply for Semester 2

Whether it's business, health, or design you're interested in, TAFE, undergrad or postgrad – Semester 2 classes start on Monday 29 July.

See steps for applying, frequently asked questions, and key dates and deadlines.

Aviation at Swinburne

Start your Aviation journey

Explore the world of Aviation at Swinburne, discover outstanding facilities, expert lecturers, and a diverse aircraft fleet. Acquire the skills needed to obtain your commercial pilot license, instrument rating, and complete all ATPL subjects. With a supportive community and excellent course structure, Swinburne prepares you for success in aviation.

  • "Swinburne is the best option for aviation if you want to get your pilot training and a degree. You get all the qualifications required to work for an airline. It's such a cool thing to be 18 years old and able to fly yourself from Melbourne to New South Wales."

    Josh , Bachelor of Aviation

Qantas Future Pilot Program

We have partnered with Qantas to offer a new pilot pathway program that qualifies Swinburne's flight crew of the future to fly with QantasLink, the airline’s regional brand.

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    Swinburne’s AIR Hub to drive the future of aerospace

    The Australian-first Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub (AIR Hub) will bring together the best of Victoria’s aerospace research, design and manufacturing leaders to work with industry on the next generation of air mobility.

    Monday 08 November 2021

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