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Welcome

We warmly welcome international students from all over the world and greatly value their contribution to the Australian education community and to the international aviation industry. The Academy has trained students from many overseas destinations including India, China, Bangladesh, Fiji, Philipines, UAE and Malaysia.

 

Studying in Melbourne

Voted the world’s most livable city for the 6th consecutive year - It’s not hard to see why over 175,000 international Student’s choose to study in Melbourne each year. Ranked second only to Paris as the world’s most popular destination for international students, Melbourne prides itself on its quality of living, social inclusion and diversity.

 

A modern and sophisticated city with Australia’s biggest sporting and cultural scene’s, Melbourne offers a truly unique education experience including;

 

- Exciting festivals year round

- The best shops and restaurants in Australia

- Events for everyone throughout the year

- World-renowned sports events

- A relaxed and cosmopolitan lifestyle

 

Find out more about things to do in Melbourne or visit the Study Melbourne site for information about student life Melbourne.

Information for Students

Pre-course assessment

Age 18 years

English language requirements (see below)

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) sets a minimum standard of general English language proficiency. Students require an English Language score from any of the following:

 

IELTS - 5.5 (General Training Module)

TOEFL - 71 (Internet Based Test)

TOEFL - 197 (Computer Based Exam)

TOEFL - 530 (paper Based)

TOEIC - 650 (Test of English for International Communications).

 

International students whose first language is not English are required to have an IELTS score of at least 5.5 per band or an equivalent proficiency per band. For further information please visit the General English Test Criteria.

 

Complete our contact form to enquire about a course. Our friendly staff will sed you an Information Pack and enrollment form.

 

Students must submit the following documents with thier application:

• CASA Aviation Reference Number Application;

• CASA aviation medical certificate;

• High school / college graduation certificate;

• English test results;

• Identification page of passport

 

Yes. Before you can begin flight training you must undergo a medical conducted by a CASA approved medical practitioner. See the table below for the medical certificate required for your course:

 

Which Medical certificate do I need?
License Certificate Validity
CPL Class 1 1
PPL Class 2 4
RPL RAMPC 2

 

For further information please see the CASA website

Detailed cost breakdowns can be found on our Courses page

The following are estimates of flight time required for each license. Frequency of flying, learning rate and commitment to study will determine the overall time it will take to obtain a license

 

• RPL will take a minimum of 35 Hrs flight time

• PPL will take a minimum of 25 Hrs flight time (in addition to the RPL)

• CPL will take between 150 -200 Hrs flight time

 

The commercial pilot course can take anywhere between 6-18 months to complete depending on your learning rate and frequency of flying.

The Academy international team is able to assist students by introducing homestay and other accommodation options.

A Subclass 572 Student Visa is available for the following courses:

 

• AVI40108 Certificate IV in Aviation (Commercial Pilot Aeroplane Licence) CRICOS Code 080122E

• AVI50408 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Flight Operations) CRICOS Code: 065685F

• AVI50510 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) CRICOS Code: 089493E

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