Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor

The Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor qualification allows you to give flying training in all sequences for a Private Pilot Licence and a Commercial Pilot Licence and for the issue of a flight crew rating and aircraft endorsement for a single engine aircraft.

To be eligible to commence a the Flight Options Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor  course you must:

•  Hold a Commercial Pilot Licence
•  Command Instrument Rating  or Night VFR Rating
•  Hold a current class 1 aviation medical certificate
•  Hold or be eligible to hold an aviation security identification card

Flight Options Flight Instructor Rating

Instructors
Our Instructors are some of the most experienced fixed-wing instructors in Queensland. This equates to quality training and prioritizing safety for our clients.

Course Times
Flight Options Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) courses is conducted periodically throughout the year, click here to find out upcoming course dates.

Course Components
The Flight Options Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor course consists of three main components: flying, teaching and theory.
Flying
In order to gain a FIR with Flight Options you will complete the following before attempting the FIR flight test.:
•  33 hours dual flying
•  20 hours mutual flying (with a fellow trainee)
•  15 hours dual flying in a simulator
Teaching and Theory
In conjunction with flight training you will:
•Prepare and present
•Classroom Briefings
•Short Theory Lessons
•Prepare and present briefings on each flight sequence
•Long Briefs
•Pre-Flight Briefs

Course Length
The minimum time taken to complete the Flight Options Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor course is 12 weeks, however this is dependent on variables such as weather conditions and student advancement.

Aircraft used for training
Flight Options operate the following aircraft for students to complete their FIR course in:
Cessna C162 Skycatcher
Cessna C172 Skyhawk
Click on any of the above aircraft for more details.

Course Fees
Contact us, or download the brochure below to find out more information about the costs involved in obtaining the Diploma of Aviation: Flight Instructor qualification with Flight Options.

Location
Flight Options Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) courses are conducted at our Sunshine Coast based flight school, located on the Sunshine Coast Airport, QLD, Australia.

Upgrading your Flight Instructor Rating
In addition to the grade 3 qualification, Flight Options can also provide training for existing instructors who wish to move to a grade 1 or 2 rating, or to obtain multi-engine training approval or instrument training approval.

Brochure
Click here to download the Flight Options Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) course brochure.

If you would like more information about the Flight Options Diploma of Aviation (Flight Instructor) course please contact us:

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Flight Options Flight Training Centre
training@flightoptions.com.au
1800 896 616

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