Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot)


Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot)

This course is relevant to individuals operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards.

Remote pilots operating at this level will apply non-technical and technical knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and will take limited responsibility in known and stable operational contexts within established regulatory parameters.

Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. This qualification aligns to Remote Pilot Licensing requirements described in Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 101 — Unmanned aircraft and rockets and Part 101 Manual of Standards.

Civil and military personnel seeking certification as remote pilots should check requirements with CASA.

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Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) – AVI30419

Course Modules: 

AVIE0003       Operate aeronautical radio

AVIY0031       Apply the principles of air law to remote pilot aircraft systems operations

AVIG0003       Work effectively in the aviation industry

AVIF0021       Manage human factors in remote pilot aircraft systems operations

AVIZ0005       Apply situational awareness in remote pilot aircraft systems operations

AVIW0004       Perform operational inspections on remote operated systems

AVIY0053       Manage remote pilot aircraft systems energy source requirements

AVIY0052       Control remote pilot aircraft systems on the ground

AVIW0028       Operate and manage remote pilot aircraft systems

AVIH0006       Navigate remote pilot aircraft systems

AVIY0023       Launch, control and recover a remotely piloted aircraft

AVIH0008       Operate remote pilot aircraft systems in extended visual line of sight (EVLOS)

AVIY0027       Operate multi-rotor remote pilot aircraft systems

AVIW0008       Conduct aerial search using remote piloted aircraft

Course Duration:

Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) course is completed over 1 academic year

Course Fees:

The cost for this course is $3,220.00 fee for service – payment plan available.  VETis funding for school students is available if conditions and eligibility are met. Contact our office to discuss these conditions and course.