AVAT20003 - Aeronautical Practice 3

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In Aeronautical Practice 3 you will consolidate your solo cross country navigation experience through the synthesis of theory and practice. Your flight training will be provided by an external flight training provider. You will be able to fly solo to a distant aerodrome, land and later return to your training aerodrome. Solo night flights will be conducted in the circuit area to enable you to meet the night solo requirements of the Command Instrument Rating. You will accumulate the minimum aeronautical experience requirements for the Private Pilot Licence. You will also develop analytical, communication and presentation skills to review your flight training. You will be required to attend residential school in order to satisfy part of the assessment.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: AVAT20002 Aeronautical Practice 2

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School Compulsory Residential School
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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2022

Term 3 - 2022 Profile
Mixed Mode

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 20% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student Evaluation and Unit Coordinator observation
Feedback
Feedback opportunities for students during flight training.
Recommendation
Feedback process will be introduced in the form of Student Flight Progress Reports and will be monitored throughout the flight practical part of the term.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: UC observation
Feedback
Assessment and presentation instructions.
Recommendation
All assessment instructions have been harmonised and improved to be in sync with all other CL17 flight units.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: UC observation
Feedback
Presentations
Recommendation
Students enjoyed the presentation week via Zoom. As long as residential weeks are not conducted this procedure will be in kept in place as it improves student engagement and assignment quality.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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