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Pilot Career Starter Courses

Have you always dreamt of becoming a pilot and have a passion for aviation? Deciding to become a pilot is not a light decision, dedication is the key characteristic required and you need to have the self-belief to stick with it.

Aptitude Assessment can help you decide if becoming a pilot is the right career path for you. If you wish to fly commercially, the next step is to gain your Commercial Pilot Licence. Pilots then often seek to improve their skills and better their employment prospects by also completing an Instrument Rating. Take a look at the range of courses on offer below to kick start your career as a pilot.

Discover the course to suit you:

Basic Pilot Aptitude Assessment

Open To:

Domestic & International Students

Cost:

AUD $495

Duration:

Half-day

Location:

Brisbane

Not sure if becoming a pilot is the right career path for you? Pilot Aptitude Assessment can help you make an informed decision.

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) AVI50219 – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

Open To:

Domestic & International Students

Cost:

AUD $72,900*

VET Student Loan available for eligible students.

View the Schedule of Fees.

Duration:

11 – 12 months (150 hour program)

Location:

Mareeba (North Queensland)

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a Part 141 and Part 142 CASA approved flight training facility at Mareeba Airport. The standard course is aligned with the CASR Part 142 Integrated flight training requirements under MAF’s CASA Air Operators Certificate (AOC).

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) AVI50219 – White Star Aviation

Open To:

Domestic Students

Cost:

AUD $95,114.20*

Duration:

11 – 12 months (200 hour program)

Location:

Ballina (New South Wales)

White Star Aviation is a Part 141 CASA approved flight training facility at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (New South Wales). The standard course is aligned with the CASR Part 141 flight training requirements under White Star Aviation’s CASA Air Operators Certificate (AOC).

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) AVI50219 – Flight Options Pilot Academy

Open To:

Domestic Students

Cost:

AUD $85,000*

VET Student Loan available for eligible students.

View the Schedule of Fees.

Duration:

11 – 12 months (150 hour program)

Location:

Mudjimba (Sunshine Coast)

Flight Options Pilot Academy is a Part 141 and Part 142 CASA approved flight training facility at Sunshine Coast Airport. The standard course is aligned with the CASR Part 142 Integrated flight training requirements under Flight Options Pilot Academy CASA Air Operators Certificate (AOC).

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) AVI50519 – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

Open To:

Domestic & International Students

Cost:
  • Single Engine – AUD $16,900*
  • Multi Engine – AUD $27,500*

VET Student Loan available for eligible students.

View the Schedule of Fees.

Duration:

3 – 4 months

Location:

Mareeba (North Queensland)

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a Part 141 and Part 142 CASA approved flight training facility at Mareeba Airport.

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) AVI50519 – White Star Aviation

Open To:

Domestic Students

Cost:

Multi Engine Instrument Rating options:

  • BN2 (Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander) $46,092.58
  • DA62 (Diamond DA62) $37,331.30
  • PA30 (Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche) $31,052.30
Duration:

3 – 4 months

Location:

Ballina (New South Wales)

White Star Aviation is a Part 141 CASA approved flight training facility at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (New South Wales).

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.

Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) AVI50519 – Flight Options Pilot Academy

Open To:

Domestic Students

Cost:

Multi engine – AUD $34,998*

VET Student Loan available for eligible students.

View the Schedule of Fees.

Duration:

3 – 4 months

Location:

Mudjimba (Sunshine Coast)

Flight Options Pilot Academy is a Part 141 and Part 142 CASA approved flight training facility at Sunshine Coast Airport.

*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.