CB83 - Associate Degree of Aviation

Overview

Course Overview

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.

Career Information

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.

Course Details
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

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
  • QLD - Distance - 852885
  • QLD - Bundaberg - 812881
  • VIC - Distance - 1700110281 
  • NSW - Distance - 160281
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • BDG - 075465B
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2014

Bundaberg
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International Availability

Term 2 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2017

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Term 2 - 2016

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Term 1 - 2016

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Term 2 - 2015

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Term 1 - 2015

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Term 2 - 2014

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Term 1 - 2014

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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements
Prerequisites: English (4, SA), Maths A (4, SA)
Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge
No information available at this time
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation not applicable
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

- Students will undertake 20 hours of flight training through a Recreation Aviation Australia Flight School.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 11
2017 28
2016 28
2015 27
2014 19
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Acquire the Foundation of Readiness skills to take and pass the CASA CPL Examination
  • 2. Demonstrate basic aeronautical knowledge
  • 3. Interpret Meteorology and Navigation information and implement it in the planning and operation of an aircraft
  • 4. Describe Aircraft General Knowledge and Aerodynamics and implement this knowledge in theory and application
  • 5. Comprehend Human Performance and Limitations in flight and Aircraft Operation, Performance, and Planning in the operation of aircraft
  • 6. Recognise Command Instrument Rating
  • 7. Demonstrate appropriate skills in 20 Hours of Recreational Flying
  • 8. Analyse problems critically and design appropriate solutions
  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
Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 66

Available units
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:

  • Pass: 70-76
  • Credit: 77-84
  • Distinction: 85-91
  • High Distinction: 92-100

Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
Number of units: 5 Total credit points: 30

5 Electives

Electives can be any CQUniversity undergraduate unit, provided prerequisite and corequisite requirements are met.

More Details
There is no additional information for this course.