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

VET NATIONAL CODE: AVI30316

Total Duration

28 Weeks

(24 weeks Tuition + 4 weeks Break)

Location

QLD Campus

Pricing

Tuition Fee - OffShore Int Student: $7,000 *

Tuition Fee - OnShore Int Student Visa Holder: $6,500 *

Domestic Student: Please contact aceaviation.com.au

*Non-Tuition Fees not included

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.

Important – Pre-Enrolment Information:

Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to complete the Student Pre-Enrolment Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Form.  After receiving and reviewing the form a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent will be scheduled where you will be provided with all the relevant course information to help guide you into making a formal decision.

More information on Student Pre-Enrolment and Application Process is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au

PLEASE NOTE:

  • This course does not require a student to hold a General English Language Proficiency (GELP) or an Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) as GELP or an AELP is not required to obtain a RePL as per CASA’s “Guidance on conducting RPAS Theory and Operation Training” document which is current and active.
  • GELP / AELP is only a requirement to obtain an Aeronautical Radio Licence. (AROC)
  • Australia Institute of Business & Technology does not Guarantee an Aeronautical Radio Licence (AROC) which is not a Vocational qualification under the Australia Qualifications Framework.
  • Students are welcomed to apply for an AROC for free upon finishing this program via ACE AVIATION for free of cost. (aceaviation.com.au/enrol)
  • Australia Institute of Business & Technology does not Guarantee a Remote pilot’s licence (RePL) which is not a Vocational qualification under the Australia Qualifications Framework as the assessment criteria to obtain a RePL in accordance with CASA’s “Guidance on conducting RPAS Theory and Operation Training” is not similar to ASQA’s assessment requirements to obtain a Vocational qualification (for AVI30316) under the Australia Qualifications Framework.
  • Students should be clearly informed that they would be required to undertake additional testing with Ace Aviation to obtain an RePL.
  • Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.
  • All students studying for the Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) – Visual Line of Sight) AVI30316 should apply for an Aviation Reference Number (ARN). It is similar to an account number or customer number and it should be quoted whenever you communicate with CASA. It is your own unique identifier.
    • Below is a link to the website where students can apply for their ARN

    https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/individual-aviation-reference-number-application

National Code:
AVI30316
CRICOS Course Code:

AIBT CRICOS CODE: 093478C

Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:

AIBT (QLD) In Class

Outdoor Training Fields:

Ace Aviation Training (QLD)
Mount Gravatt Show Grounds
1644 Logan Rd,
Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

Ace Aviation Training (NSW)
Club Marconi
121-133 Prairie Vale Rd,
Bossley Park NSW 2176

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)

Awarded by
Brighton Pacific Pty Ltd T/A Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
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

Elective Subjects

This qualification has no elective units.
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.

All students studying for the Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot-Visual Line of Sight) (AVI30316) should apply for an Aviation Reference Number (ARN). It is similar to an account number or customer number and it should be quoted whenever you communicate with CASA. It is your own unique identifier.

  • Below is a link to the website where students can apply for their ARN –

https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/individual-aviation-reference-number-application

HANDLING/ ADMINISTRATION FEES
$200 – (Handling Fee)
$900 – (Administration Fee for Visa Assessment for students with a dependent/family)

PLACEMENT FEES
Before commencing placement within Diana School of Community Services, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents.
More information on these mandatory required documents can be identified on each individual course page
on our website.

OSHC FEES
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia.
It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care.
You can organise your own OSHC or we can assist you, as AIBT/ AIBT-I has an agreement with Bupa, one of Australia’s major health insurance providers. For more information, please visit their website:
https://www.bupa.com.au/

UNDER 18’S FEES
We are partnered with Australian Homestay Network (AHN) – Australia’s Largest Homestay provider. The homestay fee includes 3 meals and all amenities and may cost up to $350/week.
Please visit https://www.homestaynetwork.org/students/pricing/ for more information about our prices in each campus location.

 

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this qualification.

  • This course does not require a student to hold a General English Language Proficiency (GELP) or an Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) as GELP or an AELP is not required to obtain a RePL as per CASA’s “Guidance on conducting RPAS Theory and Operation Training” document which is current and active.
  • GELP / AELP is only a requirement to obtain an Aeronautical Radio Licence. (AROC)
  • Australia Institute of Business & Technology does not Guarantee an Aeronautical Radio Licence (AROC) which is not a Vocational qualification under the Australia Qualifications Framework.
  • Students are welcomed to apply for an AROC for free upon finishing this program via ACE AVIATION for free of cost. (aceaviation.com.au/enrol)
  • Australia Institute of Business & Technology does not Guarantee a Remote pilot’s licence (RePL)which is not a Vocational qualification under the Australia Qualifications Framework as the assessment criteria to obtain a RePL in accordance with CASA’s “Guidance on conducting RPAS Theory and Operation Training” is not similar to ASQA’s assessment requirements to obtain a Vocational qualification (for AVI30316) under the Australia Qualifications Framework.
  • Students should be clearly informed that they would be required to undertake additional testing with Ace Aviation to obtain an RePL.
  • Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight AVI30316) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

Please note: 

  • Australia Institute of Business & Technology (AIBT) does not Guarantee a Remote pilot’s licence
  • Students are required to enrol with Ace Aviation https://aceaviation.com.au/ after completing the course with AIBT and pass additional assessments to satisfy CASA’s requirement to obtain an RePL.
  • AIBT does not offer an Aeronautical Radio Operator’s Certificate (AROC) as a part of Certificate 3 in Aviation -AVI30316 program.
  • Students are required to enrol with Ace Aviation https://aceaviation.com.au/ after completing the course with AIBT and pass additional assessments including an Aeronautical English Language Proficiency (AELP) test to satisfy CASA’s requirement to obtain an AROC

Remote Pilot 

* Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

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