Private Pilot License (Provides Credits for Diploma of Aviation)

Australian National Airline College

Program Description

Private Pilot License (Provides Credits for Diploma of Aviation)

Australian National Airline College

Summary

Course Duration

17 weeks.

Course Fee

AUD$ 26,450
Note: Fees are subject to change. Please confirm at the time of your enrolment.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a CASA Class 2 Aviation Medical
  • English Language proficiency (please see below for full details)
  • Be 18 years of age by course commencement
  • Be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police check for the issue of your Aviation Security Identity Card

Privileges of the Private Pilot License

On completion of your Private Pilot License (PPL), you can fly yourself and passengers, by day, anywhere in Australia in visual flight conditions. You can convert your Private Pilot License to a local license when you return home. The Private Pilot License is a recreational license only. You cannot be paid to fly as a Private Pilot License holder.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a CASA Class 2 Aviation Medical
  • English Language proficiency (please see below for full details)
  • Be 18 years of age by course commencement if conducting the course on a student visa or 17 years of age if conducting the course on a tourist visa.
  • Be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police check for the issue of your Aviation Security Identity Card

Privileges of the Private Pilot License

On completion of your Private Pilot License (PPL), you can fly yourself and passengers, by day, anywhere in Australia in visual flight conditions. You can convert your Private Pilot License to a local license when you return home. The Private Pilot License is a recreational license only. You cannot be paid to fly as a Private Pilot License holder.

Course fee includes

1. Flying

Definitions:

  • Dual – Flight training with an instructor
  • Solo – Flight training with the student acting as pilot in command – no instructor.

Flying Hours:

  • 53 hours dual Piper Warrior (includes 3 hours for Private Pilot License flight test)
  • 10 hours solo Piper Warrior

2. Theory

  • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge theory course (including books) – 4 weeks full time
  • Private Pilot License theory course(including books) – 4 weeks full time

3. All briefings by instructors

4. Equipment and Materials

  • 1 Navigation Ruler
  • 1 Navigation Protractor
  • Navigation computer
  • Navigation lapboard
  • Aerodrome Information Publications (AIP’s)
  • Flight Training Manual
  • Maps and Charts (2 x WAC’s, PCA, VTC Melbourne, ERC)
  • ERSA
  • Civil Aviation Order’s (CAO’s)
  • Log BookNote:
    The course fee includes estimated flying hours, all theory, textbooks, navigation equipment, maps/charts and initial issue of CASA documents. Landing fees and en-route navigation charges shall be charged separately. An invoice shall be issued by course completion.CASA fees are not included in your course fees and are payable directly to CASA. These include license issue (approximately $50), flight test fees (approximately $600), theory exam fees (approximately $150), aviation medical (approximately $300) and ASIC security clearance (approximately $200).

Private Pilot License Flight Test

You will demonstrate your skill to an approved testing officer by departing for a round trip with two or more landings/turning points en route. You will be able to show that you can divert to an alternative location and overall, demonstrate competent planning and management of the flight, observing all procedures and rules, navigation, radio work and airmanship before successfully completing the flight.

After passing the PPL Test, you will be issued with the license which enables you to fly anywhere within Australia, solo or with private passengers in daytime visual meteorological conditions. You will no longer require your instructor’s permission to undertake a flight as pilot in command.

Note:
The course fee includes all theory, textbooks, and flight test fee (for the first attempt only), navigation equipment, maps/charts and initial issue CASA documents.

Should the student require additional training or have to re-sit any flight test, the additional cost will be charged at current published rates.

Landing fees and en-route navigation charges shall be charged separately. An invoice shall be issued every 12 weeks from course commencement and upon course completion.

License issue and theory exam fees are not included and are payable directly to CASA.

English Language Requirements

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) requires you to meet ONE of the following English language requirements.

Please note: depending on your country of citizenship, the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection might require you to have undertaken a formal English test for the issue of your Student Visa.

To check whether or not you need to have undertaken a formal English test, please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500- go to the document checklist tool at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500-?modal=wet

Insert your country of passport and Name of our school “Australian National Airline College” then select “Display Evidence” to see all the evidence you need to supply for your visa, including whether there a requirement for English evidence that is in addition to what we require.

Remember that even if you don’t need a formal test for your student visa, you still need to meet one of the requirements below to satisfy CASA

  1. completion of at least the equivalent of an Australian secondary education in an educational institution in a country where 1 of the principal mediums of instructions was English (this means that if you studied at a school where English was the medium of instruction at least 50% of the time, you meet the requirement. We will need a letter from the school confirming this)
  2. is receiving secondary education in an Australian or New Zealand educational institution and the language of instruction is English;
  3. worked in Australia or New Zealand for at least 3 of the 5 years immediately before applying for the student pilot license;
  4. worked in a specified country for at least 3 of the 5 years immediately before applying for the student pilot license;
  5. successfully completed one of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • The General or Academic Training Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall grade of 5.5 on condition that no single test area has a score of less than 5.0.
  • Test of English for International Communication-Secure Program (TOEIC-Secure Program/Public Testing Centre) with the following minimum test scores: listening – 350, reading – 300, speaking – 160 writing – 140.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) with a test score of 71.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language computer-based test (TOEFL CBT) with a test score of 197.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language paper-based test (TOEFL PB) with a test score of 530.
  1. He or she has successfully completed a CASA approved General English Language Course and has obtained a grade of at least 75% in the speaking and listening components of the General English Language Course;
  2. He or she has been assessed by a CASA approved general English language proficiency assessor as meeting the requirements mentioned in Schedule 2 of the CASR Part 61 MOS.

Note: Specified country means the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, United States of America, New Zealand, Canada (proof of English language proficiency may still be required)

Note: If you do not meet our requirements for Direct Course entry, you have the option of undertaking a preliminary English course with our associate English College in Melbourne

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 14, 2018
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Jan. 2019
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17 weeks
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26,450 AUD
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Australia - Melbourne, Victoria
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