Airwork Helicopters

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

Airwork Helicopters

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101244

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This course is designed for students with little or no prior flying experience and is an intensive 26-week full time course delivered by Airwork Helicopters at Caboolture Airport. This course is an ideal pathway for students seeking a career as a commercial pilot in the aviation industry.

This qualification involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a Commercial Pilot License (Helicopter), in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards.

It addresses the competency standards in the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASRs) Part 61 Manual of Standards Instrument.

The program delivers 29 Units of Competency and 105 hours of aeronautical experience. Upon successful completion you will receive:

Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

Low Level Rating

Diploma of Aviation

The program delivers the following Units of Competency upon completion of the course:

AVIE0006 - Maintain Aircraft Radio Communications

AVIF0026 - Implement Aviation Risk Management Process

AVIF0027 - Implement Aviation Fatigue Risk Management Process

AVIF0029 - Implement Threat & Error Management Strategies

AVIF0030 - Manage Safe Flight Operations

AVIF0033 - Manage Aircraft Passengers & Cargo

AVIF0035 - Manage Human Factors in Aviation Operations

AVIH0010 - Plan a Flight under Visual Flight Rules

AVIH0014 - Navigate Aircraft under Visual Flight Rules

AVILIC0004 - License to Operate a Commercial Helicopter

AVIO0017 - Manage disruptive behavior and unlawful interference with Aviation

AVIW0029 - Manage Pre & Post Flight Actions

AVIW0032 - Operate & Manage Aircraft Systems

AVIY0034 - Operate in Controlled Airspace

AVIY0035 - Operate in Class G Airspace

AVIY0036 - Operate at Non-Towered Aerodrome

AVIY0037 - Operate at a Controlled Aerodrome

AVIY0040 - Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

AVIY0041 - Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

AVIY0048 - Taxi Helicopter

AVIY0058 - Manage aircraft fuel

AVIY0059 - Control Helicopter on the ground

AVIY0060 - Control helicopter in hovering flight

AVIY0061 - Take off Helicopter and approach to Hover

AVIY0062 - Control helicopter in normal flight

AVIY0063 - Execute advanced helicopter manoeuvres and procedures

AVIY0064 - Manage abnormal and emergency helicopter flight situations

AVIZ0006 - Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

AVIY0049 - Operate a Helicopter at Low-Level (Elective Unit).

Click here for more details on this course.

Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Start date: Expected September 2021
Duration: 26 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Airwork Helicopters

Unit 5/19 Lear Jet Drive
Brisbane Queensland 4510

Entry criteria

Be a minimum of 18 years of age prior to the completion of the course to enroll in the qualification.

Beneficial to have completed Year 12 with passes in Math & English.

Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before enrolling in the course.

Be eligible to obtain English Language Proficiency to meet the minimum requirements set by CASA.


Airwork Helicopters
Unit 5/19 Lear Jet Drive
Brisbane Queensland 4510