Aeroplane Theory Courses

Townsville Flight Training provides training and assessment of this accredited qualification for TAFE Queensland RTO 0275 who will award this qualification/statement of attainment. Visit https://tafeqld.edu.au/courses/18699/diploma-of-aviation-commercial-pilot-licence-aeroplane for course information and entry requirements.

CPL and PPL Theory courses are run independently in order to best suit student needs. All course notes and accessories are available from Townsville Flight Training. The commercial course dates are listed below. The private theory courses are offered on a "as needed" basis. We also offer "one on one" personal theory tuition. If you wish to register your interest in the private course or private tuition or to book a spot in the PPL or commercial theory course, please contact our office on (07) 4772 4997  or by email [email protected]


2020 CPL/ Diploma of Aviation Course Start Dates

  • 6 January 2020
  • 30 March 2020
  • 28 June 2020
  • 28 September 2020

A full timetable of Commercial Theory subjects dates is listed below.


CPL Theory Course Content

The full time theory courses run for 12 weeks, Mon to Fri.

Private tuition is available 7 days a week. Prior bookings are essential and is dependent on availability.

  • Human Factors & Limitations - 4-5 days
  • Aerodynamics - 8-10 days
  • Aircraft General Knowledge - 5-6 days
  • Meteorology - 8-9 days
  • Navigation - 8-9 days
  • Ops Performance & Planning - 8-9 days
  • Air Law - 8-9 days


2019 Commercial Theory Subject Dates

Diploma/CPLH No.4
Human Factors 30 Sep - 04 Oct
Aircraft General Knowledge 07 - 14 Oct
Aerodynamics 15 - 25 Oct
Meteorology 28 Oct - 08 Nov
Navigation 11 - 22 Nov
Operations 25 Nov - 06 Dec
Air Law 09 - 20 Dec

2020 Commercial Theory Subject Dates
Diploma/CPLA No.1 2020
Human Factors 6 - 13 Jan
Aerodynamics 14 - 24 Jan
Aircraft General Knowledge 27 Jan - 3 Feb
Meteorology 4 - 14 Feb
Navigation 17 - 28 Feb
Operations 2 - 13 Mar
Law 16 - 27 Mar

Diploma/CPLA No.2 2020
Human Factors 30 Mar - 6 Apr
Aerodynamics 7 - 17 Apr
Aircraft General Knowledge 20 - 27 Apr
Meteorology 28 Apr - 8 May
Navigation 11 - 22 May
Operations 25 May - 5 Jun
Law 8 - 19 Jun

Diploma/CPLA No.3 2020
Human Factors 29 Jun - 6 Jul
Aerodynamics 7 - 17 Jul
Aircraft General Knowledge 20 - 27 Jul
Meteorology 28 Jul - 7 Aug
Navigation 10 - 21 Aug
Operations 24 Aug - 4 Sep
Law 7 - 18 Sep

Diploma/CPLA No.4 2020
Human Factors 28 Sep - 5 Oct
Aerodynamics 6 - 16 Oct
Aircraft General Knowledge 19 - 26 Oct
Meteorology 27 Oct - 6 Nov
Navigation 9 - 20 Nov
Operations 23 Nov- 4 Dec
Law 7 - 18 Dec

Commercial Licence Theory Courses (non diploma)

Note - The dates for Commercial theory may change without notice due to exam availability, please contact the school prior to attending to confirm start and finish dates for the course.

ALL COMMERCIAL THEORY COURSES ARE NOW ALIGNED WITH THE DIPLOMA COURSE.
SEE COURSE DATES FOR DIPLOMA.