New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (General Aviation) Level 5 (NZ3688)
Total Learning Hours
This programme aims to provide the general Aviation sector of the New Zealand Aviation industry with domestic or international graduates who have attained sufficient operational and theoretical knowledge and practical skills to operate as Commercial pilots.
Graduate will meet the eligibility requirements to operate as a Commercial pilot under the appropriate New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules for General Aviation. The Private, Commercial and Instrument rating theory subjects include Air Law, Flight Navigation, Meteorology, Principles of Flight, Aircraft Technical Knowledge, Human Factors, IR Law, IR Navigation, and IR Navigation Instruments and Aids.
Flying practical and flight tests for PPL & CPL covering:
- Knowledge of ground examination subjects as above
- Knowledge of the Privilege & Limitation of a PPL and CPL
- Technical and operational knowledge relevant to the aircraft type used in the flight tests
- Competence to operate the aircraft
- Control the aircraft at all times and ensure a successful outcome of any procedure or manoeuvre is never in doubt
- Competence in radiotelephony
- Single or Multi-engine instrument rating
- GPS & ILS approach
- Be at least 18 years of age before the date of the PPL and CPL flight examination
- Successfully complete the Adapt Trainee Pilot Pre-screening Test
- Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent
- Hold an aviation Class 1 Medical
- Meet the Fit and Proper Person requirement for CAANZ
- Be competent in spoken English to meet CAA requirements
In addition, an International Student must:
- Be 18 years of age or over
- Hold Evidence at enrolment of having gained within the last two years:
- An IELTS score of 5.5 or higher with no subpart below 5.0 or the equivalent from another internationally recognized proficiency test
- Meet other English language proficiency requirements in rule 22.2 of the NZQF Program Approval and Accreditation Rules.