The sky’s the limit with an exciting career in the aviation industry as a qualified commercial aeroplane pilot. TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275) in partnership with Aerostar Aviation will give you the skills and experience you need to take your career to new heights with the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) (AVI50219) qualification. Now South Australians have the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised TAFE Queensland qualification locally in Adelaide.

The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) (AVI50219) is a full-time course, delivered over 50 weeks, comprising of 29 units of competency and 200 hours of aeronautical experience. In this course, you will receive quality training under the expert guidance of Aerostar Aviation’s experienced trainers to give you all the theoretical and practical skills and knowledge needed to gain your Commercial Pilot Licence, in compliance with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and National Operating Standards. As a commercial aeroplane pilot, you will discover a variety of career opportunities including rural operations, joy-flights, air transport charter operations, and commercial airlines.

You will train at Aerostar Aviation’s base, located at Hangar 8 Parafield Airport, just half an hour north of Adelaide CBD. This is an ideal training location, as it allows pilots to fly in controlled airspace with student-friendly air traffic controllers. Successful completion of this course will give you the knowledge and practical skills required to embark upon an exciting career as a commercial aeroplane pilot.

• Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) Aeroplane; and
• AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane)

If you have any questions, please call us on (07) 3307 4786.


We have an easy three-step application process: 
Step 1. Complete all form fields below to commence your application. You will receive an email Application Pack outlining next steps
Step 2. Customer Service will call you to complete your application over the phone, and collect your supporting documentation to finish your application
Step 3. Your application will be assessed and if successful, Customer Service will call you to discuss enrolment and payment options

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