Basair Aviation College

Basair specialises in teaching students that want to become commercial pilots. Basair Aviation College is an approved VET FEE HELP and CRICOS provider. We have over 20 years' experience in training customers to the highest standards. Every month, we graduate successful students.

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Everybody learns at a different rate, so it is impossible to answer this question in advance. However, as a guide; The CASA minimum is 150 hours. To achieve this, the course has to be run in a specific way, with inter-related milestones for theory and flying. At Basair, some students achieve their CPLs in 150 hours, although this is the exception to the rule. An average student is likely to get their CPL in 160-170 hours, although some students take longer than this.

Application Process

  • Send your completed application form to us. There is no payment required at this stage. You can apply online on our Applications Page.
  • Should you be accepted, we will send you a letter of offer.
  • Once you receive your letter of offer, you will need to initial each page, sign the last page and return it to our office along with your deposit payment to confirm your place in the course. 
  • For international students, once your payment has been received, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrollment, which you can then take to the people responsible for issuing visas and apply for a student visa.

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Tuition fees are due one week prior to the commencement of a Study Period. This is the same date as the Census Date, after which students will not be eligible for a refund for that Study Period.

Please refer to your Letter of Offer for course prices which will be issued once you have applied.

Once you have signed and returned your letter of offer along with your course deposit a CoE – Confirmation of Enrolment will be issued to allow you to apply for your student visa.

For a Commercial Pilot, you are required to undergo a class 1 medical. An ARN is required before this can be done. A full list of medical examiners in Australia, as well as overseas is available on the CASA website. Www.casa.gov.au

You are required to have completed 12 years of schooling to undertake the course. Most airlines also generally require 12 years of schooling for someone to apply to join them. It is generally suggested that you have completed English, Maths and Physics, although these are not mandatory subjects.

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)

Tuition fees are due one week prior to the commencement of a Study Period. This is the same date as the Census Date, after which students will not be eligible for a refund for that Study Period. Please refer to your Letter of Offer for course prices which will be issued once you have applied.
Once you have signed and returned your letter of offer along with your course deposit a CoE – Confirmation of Enrolment will be issued to allow you to apply for your student visa.

No. Although HECS-HELP is part of an accumulated HELP debt, having a current or past HECS-HELP debt does not affect your VET FEE-HELP loan limit or your eligibility for VET FEE-HELP assistance.

VET FEE-HELP assistance can only be offered to eligible full fee-paying students from an approved VET provider for certain VET accredited diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma courses. VET FEE-HELP is an extension of the higher education FEE-HELP arrangements.

FEE-HELP assistance can be offered to eligible fee-paying students from a higher education provider for an accredited higher education course. Irrespective of whether a student receives a loan under VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP, the same FEE-HELP loan limit applies.

HECS-HELP is only available to eligible students in a Commonwealth supported place studying a higher education qualification. HECS-HELP does not contribute to a student’s FEE-HELP limit.

OS-HELP loans assist eligible students, based in Australia, in a Commonwealth supported place, who have completed the first year of their course of study at their higher education provider, to undertake some of their study overseas. OS-HELP loans do not contribute to a student’s FEE-HELP limit.  

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