In accordance with the English language requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), all pilots and air traffic personnel are now required to demonstrate their level of English proficiency. The new language proficiency requirements apply to all international air traffic communicators in the civil sector should they be native English speakers or non-native English speakers.
The Aviation English course is suitable for students who are aiming to reach ICAO Level 4 or above. At the end of the course students will have the option to take the test.
The 5-week course includes a total of 100 hours of tuition (20 hours per week). The linguistic focus of the course is on i) pronunciation, ii) grammar and structures, iii) fluency and interactions (in a multilingual group), iv) aviation vocabulary & comprehension, v) preparation for the test.
The fee for this short course will be $1875.00.
|Course Type||Short Course (Professional Development)|
|Fees||For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees|
|How to Apply||For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/|
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Candidates require a level of English language proficiency equivalent to:
Pass grade at CQUEnglish English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP2) program
IELTS 6.0 (no band below IELTS 5.5)
PTE-A 54 (no score less than 54 in any skill)
This course is suitable for anyone who is considering a career in the aviation industry as a pilot or aircraft radio operator.
Undertaking the Test of English for Aviation Preparation Course will enable students to meet their English language proficiency requirements for a career within the aviation industry. To meet these requirements students will need to demonstrate that they can do the following:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to sit the ICAO Test of Aviation English.