If you're looking for a career as a commercial pilot, this is the qualification for you! Through this qualification, you will gain the skills and knowledge to become a licensed commercial pilot through the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)’s Part 61 Flight crew licensing regulations.
You will complete 600 hours of theory and flying time in a range of conditions and times of day to prepare you for a diverse aviation career, through hands on learning and experience as you learn to apply technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations including passenger, charter and cargo flights.
You'll also learn how to plan a flight under visual flight rules and regulations, operate aircraft instruments and use aircraft radio communications; as well as how to manage safe flight operations including emergency procedures, manage passengers and cargo, airport departure and arrival procedures, and managing situational awareness as a pilot in command of a commercial aeroplane.
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Do you have sky-high ambition to be a commercial pilot?
Make the Perth skies your next office window with the skills and knowledge to become a commercial aircraft pilot. Learn to fly light piston aeroplanes including knowing how to perform in normal and emergency conditions.
Our commercial pilot’s course enables you to reach toward certification as a commercial pilot through Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)’s Part 61 Flight crew licensing regulations. We offer training full time that integrates your theory study at campus with flying time located at Jandakot airport.
You will complete 600 hours of theory and flying time in a range of conditions and times of day to prepare you for a diverse aviation career. Our lecturers work with you to help you traverse a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations; and how to use your autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility for an extensive range of scenarios that you might face in the skies.
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.