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]


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.

Aircraft General Knowledge - 6 days

Aerodynamics - 8 days

Meteorology - 9 days

Navigation - 9 days

Air Law - 9 days

Ops Performance & Planning - 9 days

Human Factors & Limitations - 5 days


TAFE - Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane)

The course is 9 months full time including all theory and flying (Mon - Fri). We are now taking enrollments for TAFE courses. Please contact the school for more information.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also offered under TAFE and may reduce the overall time taken to complete the course. Please contact the school for more information.

COURSE DATES (NB - full time attendance Mon to Fri is mandatory)
  • 02 July 2019 - March 2020

  • 30 September 2019 - July 2020

  • 06 January 2020 - October 2020
  • 30 March 2020 - January 2021
  • 29 June 2020 - March 2021
  • 21 September 2020 - July 2021
2019 Commercial Theory Course Dates
Diploma/CPLH No.3
Human Factors 02 - 08 Jul
Aircraft General Knowledge 09 - 15 Jul
Aerodynamics 16 -  26 Jul
Meteorology 29 Jul - 09 Aug
Navigation 12 - 23 Aug
Operations 26 Aug - 06 Sep
Air Law 09 - 20 Sep

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

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.