AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

 

Instrument Rating for Commercial Pilot Licence Holders or Advanced Private Pilot Licence Holders.

This course involves advanced flight training for those Pilots wishing to improve their qualifications and flying skills and operate an aircraft under Instrument Flying Rules (IFR). Operating an aircraft under IFR allows more flexibility for flying in a wider range of weather conditions. This course is suited for pilots who seek to work as an advanced pilot utilised across a variety of industry fields and provides the student with all the requirements to apply for A CASA Multi Engine Class rating and a Command Instrument rating on successful completion of the course.

Step 1 - What's Required

Advanced Students

To apply for enrolment in this course you will need the following:

  • To hold a Current Private Pilot Licence ( Proficiency Check, Flight Review or recent training to have been conducted within the past 2 years)
  • An Australian Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Class 1 Medical from a Designated Authorised Medical Examiner (DAME)
  • Aviation English Language Proficiency ( Minimum ICAO level 4) Year 12 or equivalent
  • Hold a pass in 7 CPL Exams
  • 50 Hours Pilot In Command Cross Country time
  • Pre-Enrolment Skill and Knowledge Assessment, short SIM session (no charge) & Interview

Intermediate Students

To apply for enrolment in this course you will need the following:

  • To hold a Current Private Pilot Licence ( Proficiency Check, Flight Review or recent training to have been conducted within the past 2 years)
  • An Australian Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • Class 1 Medical from a Designated Authorised Medical Examiner (DAME)
  • Aviation English Language Proficiency ( Minimum ICAO level 4) Year 12 or equivalent
  • Pre-Enrolment Skill and Knowledge Assessment, short SIM session (no charge) & Interview

Further requirements

IREX Course texts and associated charts, maps and equipment which your Flight Instructor will advise.

Students who wish to apply for a VET Student Loan will be required to meet stringent Language, Literacy & Numeracy requirements:

  • Australian Senior Secondary Certificate, i.e.Year 12

or

  • Completion of an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English)

or

and must provide evidence of the following

 

Step 2 - What's Involved

Your Flight Training will involve additional hours of flying lessons in one of our aircraft equipped for IFR, and also practical tuition in one of our CASA Approved Simulators. The course builds on the foundation and flying skills you developed during your CPL/PPL flight training and you learn to prepare advanced flight plans, navigate the aircraft from point to point under Instrument Flying Rules, perform instrument arrivals and departures and develop advanced aircraft handling techniques.

The course is  full-time of 16 weeks duration ( 4 – 5 days per week) – Advanced students

The course is  full-time of 36 weeks duration (4 – 5 days per week) – Intermediate students

IREX theory examinations are set and marked by CASA appointed conducting officers. All flight tests for licence and rating qualifications are conducted by CASA Approved Test Officers (ATOs). RVAC Flight Training has two such officers on staff

Step 3 - What's Next

Once you flight training is complete and you have accumulated the required flight hours, passed the specified Theory Examinations and your Flight Instructor is confident in your ability, you will undertake a Flight Test with our CASA Approved Testing Officer to gain your Instrument Flight Rating.

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