The Aviation Theory units will provide the knowledge required for you to undertake the testing for a range of pilot licenses. With the 20 hours of flight training embedded in the course, you will be eligible to undertake the RA-AUS Pilot Certificate test.
Upon the successful completion of your studies, you will be able to progress into the Bachelor of Aviation Technology course.
Associate Degree of Aviation graduates are able to work in a range of operational and management positions within the aviation, aerospace and information technology industries.
|Duration||2 years full-time or 4 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||96|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Undergraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||ADAvnTech|
|AQF Level||Level 6: Associate Degree|
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|- Students will undertake 20 hours of flight training through a Recreation Aviation Australia Flight School.|
|Year||Number of Students|
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have broad theoretical and technical knowledge with some depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative thinking skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge and ideas with some depth in a discipline|
|4. SKILLS Have cognitive, communication and analytical skills to interpret and transmit responses to sometimes complex problems|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to make a clear and coherent presentation of knowledge and ideas with some intellectual independence|
|6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in paraprofessional practice|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts and/or for further studies in one or more disciplines|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to known and unknown situations|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work and in collaboration with others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 6||Total credit points: 66|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|AVAT11001||Aviation Theory I|
|AVAT12002||Aviation Theory II|
|AVAT12003||Aviation Theory III|
|AVAT12004||Aviation Theory IV|
|AVAT13005||Aviation Theory V|
|AVAT12005||Aviation Flight Training|
Students should note that the grading system for the aviation theory units are as follows:
|Number of units: 5||Total credit points: 30|
Electives can be any CQUniversity undergraduate unit, provided prerequisite and corequisite requirements are met.