Qualification details

AVI60216 - Advanced Diploma of Aviation (Pilot in Command) (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 01/Mar/2016

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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 231114 Helicopter Pilot 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0315 Aerospace Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Aviation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Commercial Pilot,Helicopter Pilot 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 231114 Helicopter Pilot 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0315 Aerospace Engineering And Technology 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 01/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the AVI Aviation Training Package.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of Multi-Crew Operations and Air Transport Pilots operating within Australian domestic, international and military aeroplane and helicopter operational environments.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in contexts that are subject to change, and within broad parameters to provide specialist advice and functions.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as an Air Transport Pilot and Pilot in Command by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing.

People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

Occupations may include :

Air Transport Pilot Aeroplane

Air Transport Pilot Helicopter

Military Pilot Aeroplane

Military Pilot Helicopter

Pilot in Command Aeroplane

Pilot in Command Helicopter.

Entry Requirements

Commercial or military pilot entrants to this qualification should check requirements with CASA or Defence Aviation for certification and/or flight hour requirements, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competence.

Packaging Rules

A total of 8 units of competency  comprising:

8 core units  listed below

Core units 


Manage aviation risk


Manage threats and errors as pilot in command


Manage human factors as pilot in command


Manage aircraft flight planning and performance as pilot in command


Command an aircraft in a multi-crew environment


Supervise and manage safe flight operations as pilot in command


Manage security procedures as pilot in command


Maintain and manage situational awareness as pilot in command

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=4725260a-0af3-4daf-912b-ef1c2f3e5816

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