Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting)
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Minimum 3 years duration
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- Part-time (day)
2023 Start Dates
2024 Start Dates
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
The first unit of study delivered will be a preparatory unit addressing practical skills for the Private Pilot Licence. Subsequent units of study will address the vocational requirements of a Commercial Pilot. Each unit of study will build on the knowledge already gained in each stage throughout the concurrent bachelor course.
- 3 core Aviation Practical Studies units (37.5 credit points)
- 1 elective Aviation Practical Studies unit minimum (at least 12.5 credit points), with the option of undertaking additional electives from this group
Units of study
AVF80001 Private Pilot Licence Practicum
AVF80002 Commercial Pilot Licence Practicum 1
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Course aims and objectives, graduate skills and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
- demonstrate both broad and specialised technical knowledge and skills within the field of professional pilot practice
- critically apply theoretical and practical skills as a professional pilot and to be able to analyse, evaluate and review to provide solutions to non ambiguous, ambiguous and novel complex flight scenarios
- apply knowledge and skills beyond the minimum specified in the Civil Aviation Safety Authority Part 61 Manual of Standards to achieve the licencing qualification of Commercial Pilot (Aeroplane)
- apply knowledge and skills beyond the minimum as specified by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to achieve the rating qualification of Instrument Rating Command Multi Engine Aeroplane
- apply knowledge and skills beyond the minimum as specified by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to achieve either the rating qualification of Flight Instructor or achieve successful completion of a Multi Crew Cooperation Course
- initiate high level judgements within the professional pilot framework
- successfully communicate complex knowledge, skills and ideas with a variety of stakeholder audiences in a range of practical and technical and learning contexts
- demonstrate professional standards at all times that include responsibility and accountability with a pro-active professional pilot work ethic and recognise the need to engage in ongoing professional development.
- are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
- are entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
- operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations
- are adaptable and manage change
- are aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing (eg socio-cultural, economic, natural).
Pathways and scholarships
Course fees and requirements
- Entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
Additional fees and costs are applicable to the flying training (practicum) units that form part of this course. You should take these flying training fees into account when considering this course.
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How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.
- Bachelor of Aviation
- Bachelor of Aviation / Bachelor of Business
How to apply
Students admitted into the Bachelor of Aviation or Bachelor of Aviation/ Bachelor of Business (BB-AVBUS2) will receive an letter of offer into this course at time of enrolment.