CQUniversity Australia

Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) - CL29

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097033M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) will prepare you for a career as a commercial pilot. In this course, you will gain the aeronautical knowledge and experience required to achieve a Commercial Pilot Licence and Command Instrument Rating. In the first year of your study, you will fly solo in the circuit area and training area of the training aerodrome. You will learn about unmanned aerial vehicles as well as the physics of aviation and basic aeronautics. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of computer programming as well as the laws that are relevant to aviation. During your second year, you should be eligible to apply for your first pilot licence, the Recreational Pilot Licence, and start your navigation training. You will learn the aerodynamics, aeronautics, meteorology, navigation, flight planning and loading required by a commercial pilot. You will learn about the human factors that impact commercial pilots. Flight planning and navigation, both visually and using instruments, are also covered. Towards the end of the second year you should be eligible to apply for your Private Pilot Licence and start your Commercial Pilot Licence training. During your third year you will complete your Command Instrument Rating training and your Commercial Pilot Licence training and you should be eligible to apply for your Commercial Pilot Licence and Command Instrument Rating.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Core units 20

Electives - None

Major units - None

Minor units - None

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

When you graduate with the Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) you will meet the aeronautical knowledge and experience requirements for careers as a commercial pilot in the air transportation industry. You would normally be legally qualified to work as a commercial pilot and have access to aviation careers in the air transportation industry, or a cadetship/ traineeship offered by some airlines. With additional flight training you can explore opportunities in general aviation such as; flight instructing, tourism operations and agricultural operations such as mustering and crop spraying.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,100 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 17,880
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns Campus

Corner Abbott Street and Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent; or completion of an approved university foundation studies program.

English Requirement

IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) / Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia