AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor)

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Course description

Become a flight instructor for both aeroplanes and helicopters with the AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor). This nationally recognised diploma is for licensed commercial pilots who want to take on students or start their own flight school. The course includes classroom sessions, ground theory, simulator exercises, and individual flying lessons in both aeroplanes and helicopters. You’ll also gain key skills in training, mentorship, communication, and competency assessment.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Flying Instructor$1,550 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the AVI50419 Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor):

Flight Training Adelaide
On Campus