Study Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence- Helicopter)

For all of you wanting to kick start your career in Aviation, step one starts here. A Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) along with a Diploma of Aviation are the initial benchmark for working in the aviation industry as a Helicopter pilot. This course is set to help address global pilot shortage facing the industry.

Course Overview

The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot licence- Helicopter) provides students with the qualifications, theoretical skills, practical knowledge and experience to work as a Commercial Helicopter Pilot.

During this course you will learn about aerodynamics, meteorology, navigation, radio communications, and operating in controlled and non-controlled airspace. You will also get to execute advanced helicopter manoeuvres and learn how to implement threat management strategies.

Upon graduation you will have gained the knowledge and extensive flying experience to achieve your dream of operating as a commercial helicopter pilot.

Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence- Helicopter)


Course Duration

6 months

Intake Dates

January, July


Brisbane, Gold Coast


From $130,000

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Commercial Pilot – Helicopter
  • Commercial Helicopter Pilot

A Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence- Helicopter) will open many doors within the aviation industry. You will graduate with the diverse skills to work in aerial photography, adventure tourism, transport, emergency services, search and rescue to name just a few.

Common Course Requirements


  • Students must have completed year 12 or higher.
  • Students must have the English equivalent of IELTS 6.0.
  • Students must have an Aviation Reference number.
  • Students must obtain a valid CASA issued Class 1 Medical Certificate from a designated Aviation Medical Examiner.
  • Students must hold an Aviation Security Identification Card.
  • All foreign pilots converting to an Australian license or Certificate of Validation require an ICAO English language proficiency assessment 

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus


Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

UK Office
Call us 02039 483 865

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Study Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence- Helicopter) was last modified: September 23rd, 2020 by Nick Yock