VET In School

Diploma of Aviation (Partial) - Commerical Pilot Licence

Why not study to be a pilot while doing your VCE

Xavier College Snr Campus Kew
Mordialloc College
Brentwood Secondary College

2 Years

1st Year: Wednesday 1.30pm-4.30pm
2nd Year: Wednesday 1.30pm-4.30pm

Minimum 15 years of age

Satisfactory completion of this two year program entitles the student to a partial Diploma of Aviation, AVI50222 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence-Aeroplane).

Tristar Aviation Co Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) based in Melbourne Australia.
For enrolments, please contact VETiS Co-ordinator Nathan Hassall. Ph: 03 9580 6200, Email:

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1st Year $10,300 (2023)
2nd Year $10,250 (2023)

Possible career pathways: Emergency Services Pilot, Airline Pilot, Flight Instructor, Air Force Pilot, Licence Aeronautical Engineer, Airline Program Manager, Agricultural Pilot (Cropduster).

Students will recieve approximately 25 hours flight time in their first year and 25 hours flight Time for their second year.

This course will provide opportunities for students to complete a Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL) and work towards or complete a Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

Students are required to have a CASA medical before being able to go solo.

Please note: the prices estimated above are based on the CASA minimum hour requirements; however the amount of training time required varies on the individual.


✈ Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL) Completion
✈ Private Pilot Licence (PPL) Completion
✈ Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
✈ Diploma of Aviation
✈ Advanced Diploma of Aviation
✈ Bachelor of Avition
✈ Various other Bachelor Courses


The units of competency delivered are part of the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence Aeroplane):

UnitsUnit Codes
Maintain aircraft radio communicationsAVIE0006
Manage Pre-and post-flight actionsAVIW0029
Control aeroplane on the groundAVIY0054
Take off aeroplaneAVIY0055
Control aeroplane in normal flightAVIY0056
Land aeroplaneAVIY0057
Operate in class G airspace *AVIY0035
Operate at non-towered aerodromes *AVIY0036
Operate at a controlled aerodrome *AVIY0037
Manage aircraft fuel *AVIY0058
Manage safe flight operations *AVIF0030

* Unit delivered 2nd year only.