Basair Aviation College

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

Basair Aviation College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101169

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification is part of the Aviation Training Package (AVI08.)

This course is targeted to students who have not flown before, and want a career as a commercial pilot.


This course is designed for students that have never flown before and wish to have a career in aviation as a pilot.

The course comprises of 10 Units of Study, each of 4 weeks in duration - and therefore takes 40 weeks to complete (plus scheduled holidays mid-winter and late December.

Students are enrolled in a Part 142 CASA Integrated Course (theory and practical flight training.)

Cessna and Piper aircraft are used, which are ideal in preparing students for their first jobs in aviation.

Most of the course occurs weekdays, however students will also conduct a fly-away, which can be to places like the Gold Coast or Uluru.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 83,340 for the entire course
Start date: 04 January 2021
01 February 2021
01 March 2021
Duration: Flying Time: 170 Hours; Theory Hours: 199 Hours
Study mode: Full time

Archerfield Campus

210 Qantas Avenue
Brisbane Queensland 4108

Entry criteria

The Pre-Requisites for the course are;

  • A current Class 1 Australian Medical
  • Unless secondary school has been completed in Australia, an IELTS overall score of 6.5, with no sub-score less than 6.0 (academic assessment)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully completed Year 12 (applicants will be required to provide a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education) or successfully completed a Vocational or Higher Education qualification of at least a Certificate IV which was taught in English
  • Pass a computer based assessment which includes Maths, Physics and logical reasoning skills. This assessment is done at a Basair campus and takes 3 hours.
  • Pass an interview with a Basair instructor


Basair Aviation College
Bankstown Campus
628/23-25 Airport Avenue Sydney New South Wales 2200