What will I learn?

This qualification is part of the Aviation Training Package (AVI08.)

This course is targeted to students who have not flown before, and want a career as a commercial pilot.


This course is designed for students that have never flown before and wish to have a career in aviation as a pilot.

The course comprises of 10 Units of Study, each of 4 weeks in duration - and therefore takes 40 weeks to complete (plus scheduled holidays mid-winter and late December.

Students are enrolled in a Part 142 CASA Integrated Course (theory and practical flight training.)

Cessna and Piper aircraft are used, which are ideal in preparing students for their first jobs in aviation.

Most of the course occurs weekdays, however students will also conduct a fly-away, which can be to places like the Gold Coast or Uluru.



Study options

Full Time (Flying Time: 170 Hours; Theory Hours: 199 Hours)

Tuition fees
AUD $86,088 for the entire course
Start date

22 November 2021


Basair Aviation College

Bankstown Campus,

628/23-25 Airport Avenue,


New South Wales,

2200, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (Flying Time: 170 Hours; Theory Hours: 199 Hours)

Tuition fees
AUD $86,088 for the entire course
Start date

Expected August, September 2022


Cessnock Campus

455 Wine Country Drive,


New South Wales,

2320, NORTH COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

The Pre-Requisites for the course are;

  • A current Class 1 Australian Medical
  • Unless secondary school has been completed in Australia, an IELTS overall score of 6.5, with no sub-score less than 6.0 (academic assessment)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully completed Year 12 (applicants will be required to provide a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education) or successfully completed a Vocational or Higher Education qualification of at least a Certificate IV Australian Qualification
  • Pass a computer based assessment which includes Maths, Physics and logical reasoning skills. This assessment is done at a Basair campus and takes 3 hours.
  • Pass an interview with a Basair instructor