Parafield Airport, 54 Kittyhawk Lane
Adelaide South Australia 5106
CRICOS course code: 0101176
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
The course structure below is based on an integrated CASA CPL syllabus of 500 ground theory hours and 153 flying hours, which includes 10 hours of simulator flying and the CPL flight test. It does not take into consideration recognized prior learning or remedial flying.
Course Progress Policy and Procedures
Learning to be a pilot requires the appropriate theory knowledge and flying skills to be able cope in an ever-changing flying environment. FTA is a CASA approved integrated flying school and RTO, and all FTA’s training programs are all based on integrated learning. This ensures that the student’s theory knowledge, aircraft handling skills, aviation law knowledge and cockpit management skills develop simultaneously. It is essential that a student reaches a minimum standard at a specific point in the course to allow further training to continue. This will ensure the required skills-based, knowledge-based and rules-based behavior all develop successfully. FTA also provides training to airline sponsored students, who needs to meet both the course requirements as described in the relevant syllabus and the requirements of the sponsoring airline. The performance management of these airline sponsored students will be managed in partnership with the sponsoring airline. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of Mathematics and Physics. Students who need help to improve their knowledge in this area should approach the Manager Ground Training for access to additional study material.
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Toowoomba Campus (FTA Queensland)1511 Toowoomba
International students whose first language is not English are required to have an IELTS score of at least 5.5 per band or an equivalent proficiency per band.