Private Pilot Licence Practicum

AVF80001 12.5 Credit Points External Venue


  •  1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 89 Hours

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Indicates a subject must be taken in the same Teaching Period

Aims and objectives

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).
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate that they can safely operate the aircraft within defined limitations and COAAM standard operating procedures
2. 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.
3. Conduct aircraft pre-flight determining complete aircraft serviceability, fuel requirements and loading procedures
4. 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.
5. Demonstrate that they can manage aircraft systems, passengers and air traffic control requirements during normal and abnormal operations
6. Demonstrate English language proficiency to a minimum of ICAO level 4 standard
7. Demonstrate the practical application of non-technical skills in the area of threat and error management during flying operations
8. Apply the theory and practical knowledge gained to attain a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane).