Flight Training Adelaide

AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

Flight Training Adelaide

Course details

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.

Core units

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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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 20,710 (Single-Engine Aeroplane); 28,674 (Multi-Engine Aeroplane); 89,963... Read more20,710 (Single-Engine Aeroplane); 28,674 (Multi-Engine Aeroplane); 89,963 (Multi-Engine Helicopter)
Start date: 12 April 2021
14 June 2021
16 August 2021
Duration: Single-Engine Aeroplane: 7 weeks; Multi-Engine Aeroplane: 8 weeks;... Read moreSingle-Engine Aeroplane: 7 weeks; Multi-Engine Aeroplane: 8 weeks; Multi-Engine Helicopter: 9 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Toowoomba Campus (FTA Queensland)

1511 Toowoomba
Cecil Plains Road, Wellcamp Airport Toowoomba Queensland 4350

Entry criteria

  • Pre-course assessment;
  • English language requirements; and
  • Age 18 years.

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.


Flight Training Adelaide
Parafield Airport, 54 Kittyhawk Lane
Adelaide South Australia 5106