Flight Instructor Rating Practicum

AVF80006 12.5 Credit Points External Venue

Duration

  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 183 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Summer
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
3 Jan 23 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
3 Jan 23

Census:
13 Jan 23

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Jan 23

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

HT1  Term 1
Hawthorn

HT2  Term 2

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 16 Apr 23

Results:
16 May 23

Last self enrolment:
27 Feb 23

Census:
10 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
24 Mar 23

Dates:
17 Apr 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
17 Apr 23

Census:
5 May 23

Last withdraw without fail:
12 May 23

Hawthorn

HB3  HE Block 3
Hawthorn

Winter

Dates:
8 May 23 - 18 Jun 23

Results:
18 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
8 May 23

Census:
19 May 23

Last withdraw without fail:
2 Jun 23

Dates:
19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

Results:
15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

Census:
30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2
Hawthorn

HT3  Term 3

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 10 Sep 23

Results:
10 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
31 Jul 23

Census:
11 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Hawthorn

HT4  Term 4
Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 4

Dates:
18 Sep 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
18 Sep 23

Census:
6 Oct 23

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Oct 23

Dates:
27 Nov 23 - 25 Feb 24

Results:
26 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Dec 23

Census:
18 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Jan 24


Prerequisites

AVF80013

Corequisites

CASA PIRC theory exam pass

Aims and objectives

To develop advanced knowledge, skills and behaviour to analyse, plan, conduct and review aeronautical knowledge and training for professional flight crew licensing.
To develop the ability to apply suitable instructional techniques to ground and flight training situations.
To demonstrate a consistent high level of aircraft handling.
To plan flight training, conduct the pre-flight briefing and conduct airborne training while managing threats and errors, and conduct post-flight briefing and review training.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a specialised knowledge of the aeronautical subjects from the CASA Part 61 MOS; including the ability to display a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical aspects of the lesson topics and be able to communicate these to students and assessors.
2. Apply correct instructional and facilitation techniques including the use of questioning, teaching aids, preparation, lesson planning, the use of assessment techniques and the management of the learning environment with confidence and fluency of delivery.
3. Apply sound judgment and correct technique applicable to all manoeuvres especially in respect of wind strength, use of power and flap, allowance for drift and landing technique, smoothness and accuracy; in the control of height, airspeed, direction and trim to a level of precision in excess of that required for the Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) qualification.
4. To analyse and assess flight training student responses, review and apply corrective measures where necessary.
5. The ability to perform and learn complex skills including cognitive and developmental issues and observational learning.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of the cognitive basis of airmanship through situational awareness, captaincy, prioritisation, load shedding and decision making.
7. To identify and utilise knowledge of rates and stages of learning, enforced automaticity, and foundations of expertise in a flight instructional environment.
8. To develop and use effective course training curricula/syllabus and lesson plans and apply appropriate assessment standards and techniques
9. To demonstrate instructor professionalism, including interpersonal skills, implications of being a role model, self-reflection and self-managed professional development.
10. To demonstrate knowledge of the principles and methods of flight instruction and demonstrate the application of applying different learning styles and instructional methods to ensure learning outcomes