Diplomas of Aviation

Professional licences and ratings through the VET Student Loan scheme

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Sydney Flight College in partnership with TAFE NSW deliver the AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) and AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) courses.  These are full-time accredited courses which integrate aeronautical knowledge training and practical flying training.  

VET Student Loans are available to approved applicants.  These courses are delivered by TAFE NSW RTO #90003.

AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

Sydney Flight College offers the AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) course in partnership with TAFE NSW.  In around 12 months we can take you from little or no experience to being a qualified commercial pilot, via an integrated course which combines theory and flying.  Your theory lessons occur at TAFE NSW in Ultimo, and form blocks totalling about 12 weeks.  Interspersed with these are your flying sessions, which take place at Sydney Flight College at Bankstown Airport.  You’ll be in a supported environment with instructors who are dedicated to your success, and you’ll experience SFC’s ‘passion for flying’ right from the start.

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AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating)

The multi-engine instrument rating is a professional flying qualification required for entry into flight charter work and employment by airlines. It allows you to pilot an aircraft by sole reference to the flight instruments. This is important to airlines and charter operators who don’t want cloud or poor visibility to get in their way. This qualification combines single-engine and multi-engine lessons, and time in SFC’s approved flight simulator. Sydney Flight College offers the AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) course in partnership with TAFE NSW. You’ll be in a supported environment with instructors who are dedicated to your success, and you’ll experience SFC’s ‘passion for flying’ right from the start.

 Course Overview
  • This course is currently under redevelopment with the aim of a start date in late July 2019, subject to a minimum number of enrolments.  Contact SFC for more information using the form below.

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