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Study aviation

Discover a career where you can take to the skies with a qualification in aviation. We've partnered with leading flight training schools Townsville Flight Training and Airwork Helicopters in Brisbane to offer industry-standard aviation courses. We offer courses that will teach you how to fly aeroplanes or helicopters. Our hands-on courses will qualify you to apply for your Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane or Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter.  

As a commercial helicopter or aeroplane pilot you will unlock an exciting career in an industry which has strong demand. There is a diverse range of career opportunities for qualified pilots including aerial photography, adventure tourism, livestock mustering, agriculture, transport, emergency services, search and rescue, news and journalism to name just a few.

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Career outcomes
  • Aviation manager
  • Commercial aeroplane pilot
  • Commercial helicopter pilot
 
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Popular courses

 
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Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter)

Let your career take-off in the aviation industry with this advanced qualification. This course will provide you with the specialised knowledge and skills required to work as a commercial helicopter pilot.

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Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

Take your career to new heights with Townsville Flight Training on behalf of TAFE Queensland and discover an exciting career as a commercial pilot.

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Townsville Flight Training

The highly-experienced staff at Townsville Flight Training have a wealth of knowledge and experience and provide a high level of support to students. Your training will be based at Townsville Airport where you will have access to all classes of airspace. As the school is located in an international airport you will also have exposure to flying in larger cities. 

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Airwork Helicopters

Airwork Helicopters is widely regarded as one of the best helicopter pilot training facilities in Australia and is conveniently located at Caboolture Airport. The flight training school is outside of controlled airspace in a training area which means no wasted time waiting for air traffic clearances, no transiting to flight training areas, and more savings for you.

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