Diploma of Aviation

(Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

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.

Basair Aviation College has policies and procedures to ensure all applicants are treated equally and fairly. The Pre-Requisites in place are designed to identify students with the best chances of having successful careers in aviation.

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 Australian Qualification
  • 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
Stage Aircraft Flying Time
Dual Solo Sim Theory Total Total Course Tuition Fee
Recreational Pilots Licence
  • Redbird
  • Cessna 152
29.5 10 6 67 112.5

$19,353

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 001 - GFPT Part 1 (Pre-Solo) $7,655.48
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Cessna 152 12.5
Command Cessna 152 1.5
BAS 002 - GFPT Part 2 (Aircraft Handling) $11,697.98
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Cessna 152 17
Command Cessna 152 8.5
BAK Exam N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 099 - GFPT Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Cessna 152 0
Command Cessna 152 0
Private Pilot Licence
  • Redbird
  • Warrior
19.5 10.5 5 67 102

$17,768

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 101 - PPL Part 1 (Pre NAV Solo) $6,672.98
SIM Redbird 5
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Warrior 9
Command Warrior 0
BAS 102 - PPL Part 2 (CTA NAV) $11,094.98
SIM Redbird 0
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Warrior 10.5
Command Warrior 10.5
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 199 - PPL Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Warrior 0
Command Warrior 0
Diploma of Aviation - AVI50219
  • Cessna 152
  • Warrior
  • Arrow
32 53.5 4 199 288.5

$48,967

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 201 - Theory 1 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 202 - Command Building Options $9,260.00
Command Cessna 152 30
BAS 203 - Theory 2 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 204 - Night VFR Options $9,146.00
Dual ( Night) Warrior 10
Command ( Night) Warrior 9.5
NVFR - Briefings N/A 7
SIM N/A 2
BAS 205 - Theory 3 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 206 - Aircaft Systems Options $19,475.00
CPL - Briefings N/A 10
Dual Arrow 22
Command Arrow 10
SIM N/A 2
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO FEE N/A 0
BAS 249 - NVFR Flight Test $2,086.00
NVFR Exam N/A 1
Command Warrior 4
ATO FEE N/A 1
BAS 299 - CPL Flight Test $0.00
Command Arrow 0
Total 81 74 15 333 503 $86,088
Recreational Pilots Licence
  • Redbird
  • Warrior
29.5 10 6 67 112.5

$21,573

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 001 - GFPT Part 1 (Pre-Solo) $8,493.98
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Warrior 12.5
Command Warrior 1.5
BAS 002 - GFPT Part 2 (Aircraft Handling) $13,078.98
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Warrior 17
Command Warrior 8.5
BAK Exam N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 099 - GFPT Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Warrior 0
Command Warrior 0
Private Pilot Licence
  • Redbird
  • Archer
19.5 10.5 5 67 102

$19,624

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 101 - PPL Part 1 (Pre NAV Solo) $7,236.98
SIM Redbird 5
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 9
Command Archer 0
BAS 102 - PPL Part 2 (CTA NAV) $12,387.48
SIM Redbird 0
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 10.5
Command Archer 10.5
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 199 - PPL Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Archer 0
Command Archer 0
Diploma of Aviation - AVI50219
  • Warrior
  • Archer
  • Cessna 206
32 53.5 4 199 288.5

$55,505

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 201 - Theory 1 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 202 - Command Building Options $10,520.00
Command Warrior 30
BAS 203 - Theory 2 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 204 - Night VFR Options $10,062.50
Dual ( Night) Archer 10
Command ( Night) Archer 9.5
NVFR - Briefings N/A 7
SIM N/A 2
BAS 205 - Theory 3 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 206 - Aircaft Systems Options $23,648.00
CPL - Briefings N/A 10
Dual Cessna 206 22
Command Cessna 206 10
SIM N/A 2
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO FEE N/A 0
BAS 249 - NVFR Flight Test $2,274.00
NVFR Exam N/A 1
Command Archer 4
ATO FEE N/A 1
BAS 299 - CPL Flight Test $0.00
Command Cessna 206 0
Total 81 74 15 333 503 $96,702
Recreational Pilots Licence
  • Redbird
  • Archer
29.5 10 6 67 112.5

$23,852

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 001 - GFPT Part 1 (Pre-Solo) $9,339.98
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 12.5
Command Archer 1.5
BAS 002 - GFPT Part 2 (Aircraft Handling) $14,512.48
SIM Redbird 3
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 17
Command Archer 8.5
BAK Exam N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 099 - GFPT Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Archer 0
Command Archer 0
Private Pilot Licence
  • Redbird
  • Archer
19.5 10.5 5 67 102

$19,624

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 101 - PPL Part 1 (Pre NAV Solo) $7,236.98
SIM Redbird 5
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 9
Command Archer 0
BAS 102 - PPL Part 2 (CTA NAV) $12,387.48
SIM Redbird 0
Theory N/A 33.5
Dual Archer 10.5
Command Archer 10.5
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO Fee N/A 0
BAS 199 - PPL Flight Test $0.00
SIM Redbird 0
Dual Archer 0
Command Archer 0
Diploma of Aviation - AVI50219
  • Archer
  • Seminole
  • Cessna 206
32 53.5 4 199 288.5

$64,333

Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
BAS 201 - Theory 1 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 202 - Command Building Options $11,930.00
Command Archer 30
BAS 203 - Theory 2 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 204 - Night VFR Options $10,062.50
Dual ( Night) Archer 10
Command ( Night) Archer 9.5
NVFR - Briefings N/A 7
SIM N/A 2
BAS 205 - Theory 3 $3,000.00
Theory N/A 60
BAS 206 - Aircaft Systems Options $31,066.00
CPL - Briefings N/A 10
Dual Seminole 22
Command Seminole 10
SIM N/A 2
ASL Exams N/A 0
ATO FEE N/A 0
BAS 249 - NVFR Flight Test $2,274.00
NVFR Exam N/A 1
Command Archer 4
ATO FEE N/A 1
BAS 299 - CPL Flight Test $0.00
Command Cessna 206 0
Total 81 74 15 333 503 $107,809
Recreational Pilots Licence
    29.5 10 6 67 112.5

    $19,353

    Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
    BAS 001 - GFPT Part 1 (Pre-Solo)
    $7,655.48
    SIM Redbird 3
    Theory N/A 33.5
    Dual Cessna 152 12.5
    Command Cessna 152 1.5
    BAS 002 - GFPT Part 2 (Aircraft Handling)
    $11,697.98
    SIM Redbird 3
    Theory N/A 33.5
    Dual Cessna 152 17
    Command Cessna 152 8.5
    BAK Exam N/A 0
    ATO Fee N/A 0
    BAS 099 - GFPT Flight Test
    $0.00
    SIM Redbird 0
    Dual Cessna 152 0
    Command Cessna 152 0
    Private Pilot Licence
      19.5 10.5 5 67 102

      $17,768

      Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
      BAS 101 - PPL Part 1 (Pre NAV Solo)
      $6,672.98
      SIM Redbird 5
      Theory N/A 33.5
      Dual Warrior 9
      Command Warrior 0
      BAS 102 - PPL Part 2 (CTA NAV)
      $11,094.98
      SIM Redbird 0
      Theory N/A 33.5
      Dual Warrior 10.5
      Command Warrior 10.5
      ASL Exams N/A 0
      ATO Fee N/A 0
      BAS 199 - PPL Flight Test
      $0.00
      SIM Redbird 0
      Dual Warrior 0
      Command Warrior 0
      Diploma of Aviation - AVI50219
        32 53.5 4 199 288.5

        $48,967

        Courses Aircraft Hours Tuition Fee
        BAS 201 - Theory 1 N/A $3,000.00
        Theory N/A 60
        BAS 202 - Command Building Options
        $9,260.00
        Command Cessna 152 30
        BAS 203 - Theory 2 N/A $3,000.00
        Theory N/A 60
        BAS 204 - Night VFR Options
        $9,146.00
        Dual ( Night) Warrior 10
        Command ( Night) Warrior 9.5
        NVFR - Briefings N/A 7
        SIM N/A 2
        BAS 205 - Theory 3 N/A $3,000.00
        Theory N/A 60
        BAS 206 - Aircaft Systems Options
        $19,475.00
        CPL - Briefings N/A 10
        Dual Arrow 22
        Command Arrow 10
        SIM N/A 2
        ASL Exams N/A 0
        ATO FEE N/A 0
        BAS 249 - NVFR Flight Test
        $2,086.00
        NVFR Exam N/A 1
        Command Warrior 4
        ATO FEE N/A 1
        BAS 299 - CPL Flight Test
        $0.00
        Command Arrow 0
        Total 81 74 15 333 503 $86,088
        Start date
        04 Jan 2021
        01 Feb 2021
        01 Mar 2021
        29 Mar 2021
        26 Apr 2021
        24 May 2021
        05 Jul 2021
        02 Aug 2021
        30 Aug 2021
        27 Sep 2021
        25 Oct 2021
        22 Nov 2021
        Start date
        04 Jan 2021
        01 Feb 2021
        01 Mar 2021
        29 Mar 2021
        26 Apr 2021
        24 May 2021
        05 Jul 2021
        02 Aug 2021
        30 Aug 2021
        27 Sep 2021
        25 Oct 2021
        22 Nov 2021
        Start date
        01 Feb 2021
        26 Apr 2021
        02 Aug 2021
        25 Oct 2021
        Core Units

        To gain the Diploma of Aviation (CPL) a successful assessment outcome for the total of 29 units of competency comprising:

        • 28 core units listed below plus
        • 1 general elective unit from the general elective units listed below.

        AVIE4001

        Maintain aircraft radio communications

        AVIF0004

        Implement aviation risk management processes

        AVIF0005

        Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes

        AVIF0007

        Implement threat and error management strategies

        AVIF0008

        Manage safe flight operations

        AVIF0011

        Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

        AVIF0014

        Manage human factors in aviation operations

        AVIH0002

        Plan a flight under visual flight rules

        AVIH4001

        Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules

        AVILIC0001

        Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane

        AVIO0002

        Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation

        AVIW4001

        Manage pre- and post-flight actions

        AVIW5018

        Operate and manage aircraft systems

        AVIY0001

        Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments

        AVIY0002

        Operate in controlled airspace

        AVIY0003

        Operate in Class G airspace

        AVIY0004

        Operate at non-towered aerodromes

        AVIY0005

        Operate at a controlled aerodrome

        AVIY0008

        Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

        AVIY0009

        Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

        AVIY0018

        Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures

        AVIY0019

        Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations

        AVIY4001

        Control aeroplane on the ground

        AVIY4002

        Take off aeroplane

        AVIY4003

        Control aeroplane in normal flight

        AVIY4004

        Land aeroplane

        AVIY4007

        Manage aircraft fuel

        AVIZ4001

        Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

        General elective units

        AVIF0001

        Apply aircraft safety procedures

        AVIH4012

        Plan a flight under night visual flight rules

        AVIH4013

        Navigate aircraft under night visual flight rules

        AVIN0002

        Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command

        AVIY0006

        Operate aeroplane at low level

        AVIY5024

        Operate aircraft in the traffic pattern at night

        AVIZ0001

        Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command

        What’s Included in Course Fee

        • Flight training
          • Dual training
          • Solo training
          • Aircraft hire
          • Simulator training
        • Fuel
        • Pre flight briefings
        • Post flight de-briefings
        • Theory courses

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