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Type: Certificate III
Location: Brisbane, Sydney
Attendance: On Campus Learning
CRICOS: 093478C
Duration: 28 weeks
Fees: AUD $6,500
Course Intakes: APR- DEC- FEB- JAN- JUL- JUN- MAR- MAY- NOV- OCT- SEP

Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight)

This qualification is relevant to individuals operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) within visual line of sight (VLOS), below 400 feet above ground level (AGL), in day visual meteorological conditions (VMC), outside of controlled airspace, greater than 3 nautical miles from an aerodrome, outside of populous areas.

Remote pilot duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge within RPAS operational environments.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 101 Division 101.F.3 Certification of UAV controllers.

Civil and military personnel seeking certification as remote pilots should check requirements with CASA.

Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

  • Course Overview
  • Course Details
  • Admission Requirements
  • English Requirements
Assessment:
Assessments will take the form of assessments (Learners Workbook) and / or practical activities (Practical assessment Worksheet and RPA Flight Log Book) either in a simulated work environment or at the training field.
Intake dates:

AIBT – Monthly intakes except August (December intake online classes only)

Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 14
14 core units
(There are no electives for this qualification)

Core Subjects

AVIE0001
Operate aeronautical radio
AVIF0013
Manage human factors in remote pilot aircraft systems operations
AVIF3023
Apply regulations and policies during remote pilot aircraft systems operations
AVIH3019
Navigate remote pilot aircraft systems
AVIK3002
Use infotechnology devices in an aviation workplace
AVIW3037
Manage remote pilot aircraft systems pre- and post-flight actions
AVIW3038
Operate and manage remote pilot aircraft systems
AVIY3073
Control remote pilot aircraft systems on the ground
AVIY3074
Launch remote pilot aircraft systems
AVIY3075
Control remote pilot aircraft systems in normal flight
AVIY3076
Recover remote pilot aircraft systems
AVIY3077
Manage remote pilot aircraft systems in abnormal flight situations
AVIY3078
Manage remote pilot aircraft systems energy source requirements
AVIZ3052
Apply situational awareness in remote pilot aircraft systems operations
Entry Requirement:  
Operational flight crew are to satisfy General and Aviation English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements as directed by aviation regulatory authorities. Candidates should check with the CASA or Defence aviation for specific requirements.
Academic Requirement:
Successful completion of Australian year 10 or equivalent with satisfactory completion of mathematics.
English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.

This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.

International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

Exam Type Overall Score (min) Speaking(min) Reading(min) Writing(min) Listening(min)
IELTS 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5

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