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NZ Diploma in General Aviation (Level 5)

International Aviation Academy of New Zealand
200 - 240 credits
Diploma / certificate
On campus
Christchurch
English
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Program description

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the General Aviation and Agriculture sectors of the NZ Aviation Industry with individuals who have attained sufficient operational and theoretical knowledge and practical skills to achieve employment as commercial pilots or associated support staff in flight planning and aircraft operations.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and appropriate application of the CAANZ Commercial Pilot License theory subjects for aeroplanes or helicopters. Safely fly a single or multi-engined aircraft engaged in tourism, sport, air taxi/ambulance flights and other general aviation activity or the aerial application of chemicals, poisons or fertilisers as the pilot-in-command or as the co-pilot.

Graduates of the General Aviation (Aeroplane) strand will also be able to:
Aeroplane - Safely load and carry dangerous goods by air to maintain the safety and security of passengers and crew during flight. Independently or with another pilot prepare for, plan and fly a small single or multi-engined aircraft between one or more locations in Instrument Flight conditions during the day or at night. (Helicopter) Safely load and carry dangerous goods by air to maintain the safety and security of passengers and crew during flight. Independently or with another pilot prepare for, plan and fly a small single engined aircraft between one or more locations during the day or at night.

Graduates of the General Aviation (Helicopter) strand will also be able to:
Safely load and carry dangerous goods by air to maintain the safety and security of passengers and crew during flight. Independently or with another pilot prepare for, plan and fly a small single engined aircraft between one or more locations during the day or at night.

Education pathways:

On completion of this qualification graduates may progress to the New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Aeroplane and Helicopter)(Airline Preparation) (Level 6), New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Aeroplane and Helicopter) (Flight Instruction) (Level 6), or a university bachelor degree in aviation management.

Employment pathways:

Holders of this qualification are able to work as commercial pilots of an aeroplane or helicopter engaged in general aviation under the relevant Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Rules or engage in Agricultural Aviation and Aerial Application under the relevant CAA Rules or in the associated support industries of flight planning and scheduling.

Credits: Agriculture: 200; General Aviation: 240.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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About this institute

Within the purpose built flight training facility sited opposite the terminals at Christchurch International Airport, students with a career goal and passion to be a professional pilot study, fly and socialise in the environment that fired their ambitions. The International...


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