Parafield Airport, 54 Kittyhawk Lane
Adelaide South Australia 5106
CRICOS course code: 0101226
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
Course Structure FTA offers this course as either a multi-engine instrument rating or single-engine instrument rating.
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. 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.
Students need to enroll in a total of 13 units of competency, comprising of 12 core units and 1 specialist elective unit. Students wishing to study at FTA will already have a selected elective included in the training program.
AVIF0029 Implement threat and error management strategies
AVIF0030 Manage safe flight operations
AVIH0013 Plan a flight under instrument flight rules
AVIH0017 Navigate aircraft under instrument flight rules
AVIW0032 Operate and manage aircraft systems
AVIY0033 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments
AVIY0044 Conduct a 2D instrument approach
AVIY0050 Perform instrument arrival and standard arrival route procedures
AVIY0073 Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night
AVIY0074 Perform non-published instrument departure procedures
AVIY0075 Perform published instrument departure procedures
AVIY0076 Perform visual circling approach
AVIY0081 Conduct a 2D global navigation satellite system non-precision instrument
AVIY0045 Conduct a 3D instrument approach.
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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.