Private Pilot Licence Theory

AVT10005 12.5 Credit Points External Venue, Hawthorn


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 160 Hours - off site + Blended

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

Aims and objectives

To provide students with the required aviation theoretical knowledge for the Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) as detailed in the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Part 61 Manual of Standards (MOS).
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: 
1. Explain the legal, engineering, aerodynamic, environmental and human factors that affect flying operations at the Private Pilot Level 
2. Safely and accurately apply theoretical knowledge to flying operations at the Private Pilot Level
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the unit content sufficient to pass the CASA Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) Theory Examination