Presentation on theme: "RMIT Flight Training Associate Degree in Aviation (Professional Pilots) Marilyn Andre Operations Manager."— Presentation transcript:
1 RMIT Flight Training Associate Degree in Aviation (Professional Pilots) Marilyn AndreOperations Manager
2 Aviation Industry – Career Outlook 35% increase in demand for air travel in Asia PacificEstimated 500,000 pilots needed globallyBoeing estimates 192, new pilots will be required by 2032Up to 13,000 new planes needed in Asia Pacific and corresponding need for new pilots. Boeing estimates 77,400 pilots needed in China alonePilot shortages expected in Europe and US as thousands of current pilots reach retirement age
3 Careers On graduating, students may find immediate employment in: charter and regional airlinesoutback station flyingsightseeing flightsseasonal fire spotting and beach patrolsflight instructing (if they took the Instructor Rating elective)After accruing significant flight hours and managerial qualifications students may go on to roles in commercial airlines like:Chief PilotFleet ManagerFlight Operations ManagerFlight Operations Inspector
4 Program structureThe Associate Degree in Aviation (Professional Pilots) trains students for:General Flying Progress TestPrivate Pilot LicenceCommercial Pilot LicenceAir Transport Pilot LicenceChoice between Instrument Rating or Instructor RatingLicence exams are conducted independently by CASA.Training provided for multi-engine aircraft as well as single.Total syllabus for Commercial Pilot Licence is 160 hours flying (minimum), exceeding the minimum 150-hour CASA requirements.
5 Program Structure (RMIT and CASA) Year 1Semester 1General Flying Progress Test Private Pilot Licence AGeneral Flying Progress Test examinationYear 1Semester 2Private Pilot Licence BPrivate Pilot Licence examinationCommercial Pilot LicenceYear 2Semester 1Commercial Pilot Licence examinationYear 2Semester 2Air Transport Pilot Licence EITHER Instructor Rating OR Multi-Engine Command Instrument RatingAir Transport Pilot Licence examination Instrument Rating examination (theory)
6 Entry Requirements Prerequisites Recommended 2014 Clearly-in ATAR: 52.55PrerequisitesUnit 3 and 4- at least 25 study score in English (ESL) or at least 20 in any other EnglishAt least 20 in Mathematics (any).RecommendedA CASA Class 1 Medical Examination by a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).
7 FeesThe 2014 annual program fee is $59,520. Students are not charged on an hourly basis, as in some training schools The program fees covers all -tuition in practical and theory courses,landing fees,internal testing officer fees,Air Traffic Navigation Service fees,prebrief and debrief costs.FEE-HELPUnlike non-University accredited flight training programs, RMIT Flight Training students can take advantage of FEE-HELP to offset the cost of the program.In 2014, FEE-HELP can cover up to $96,000 of program fees over the course of a student’s total tertiary education.