Working with Mission Aviation Fellowship’s team of experienced instructors – you will gain your Instrument Rating with instructors who have extensive flying experience and aviation industry knowledge to provide the most relevant and up-to-date instruction.
Mareeba’s ideal location offers proximity to controlled airspace, mountainous terrain and a true remote area experience, not to mention 300 sunny days per year.
On-site accommodation available.
Domestic & International Students
3 – 4 months
Mareeba (North Queensland)
*There may be additional fees not contained in your tuition fees.
VET Student Loan applicants must meet additional entry/eligibility requirements.
Self study for a minimum of 5 hours per week is required with access to a computer and reliable internet connection. Each study period needs to be completed before progressing to the next study period.
This is an intensive course; students are expected to complete additional revision on a regular (daily) basis. For minimal disruption, it is recommended that students do not undertake any employment whilst studying this program.
Face to face training is located at Mission Aviation Fellowship – Mareeba Airport. Flight lessons/briefings may be conducted at various aerodromes that may require travel. A minimum of 20 hours per week face to face training is required.
Training hours are between 7.50am – 4.30pm* Monday – Friday.
*Times may vary based on available flying and briefing hours.
If you hold a CASA Recreational Pilot Licence, CASA Private Pilot Licence and/or a foreign pilot licence you may be able to have your previous studies, qualifications and experience assessed for certification against this course.
There is limited parking available at the facility.
The facility has a range of student study areas with equipment to assist students with course study.
There are basic kitchen facilities for students to access.