Comprehensive aeronautical knowledge at air transport level is fundamental for pilots who aspire to command transport category aeroplanes. The focus of the course delivered by UNSW Aviation is that you’ll achieve full understanding of the topics specified for the ATPL in the CASR 1998 Part 61 Manual of Standards. You can expect our experienced teachers to expertly guide you through the material, explain the concepts, provide practical and precise methods of calculation, and answer all your questions – however, you must commit to make the time and effort required, complete assigned work and participate in class activities.
Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge
Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with Aeroplane Category Rating, or
A full CPL Aeroplane exam credit (pass in all 7 CPL Aeroplane exams within the permitted window), and
Instrument Rating Examination and multi-engine aeroplane class rating (both assumed knowledge)
Course are delivered face-to face (COVID permitting), weekdays 0830 – 1550 on the dates specified on the timetable below (excluding public holidays where noted).
UNSW Aviation Flying Operations Unit – click for map/directions
Site 570/32 Airport Avenue
Bankstown Airport NSW 2200
You will be given access to comprehensive presentations, notes, worked examples and practice questions. The purchase of textbooks is not necessary.
For the full course, you must supply your own:
- B727 Performance and Operating Handbook, navigational equipment and a basic calculator
- Regulations – CAR 1988, CASR 1998 Part 61, 91,121, and 135 (including 91, 121 and 135 MOS)
- Operational publications – AIP book, ERSA complete, all ERC High and Low, TAC, PCA, DAP East/West
Application and Conditions
Complete required sections of the online application and submit
A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required – payment instructions will be provided after application
Course fees are due for payment in full at least 10-days before the course commencement date
If your circumstances change and you cannot attend a course for which you have already paid, please contact us to transfer your enrolment to a later course
Course fees do not include CASA/ASPEQ exams – you are responsible for booking your exams
COVID restrictions may require transition to online delivery at short notice – a full refund will be paid on request if you don’t attend online classes
|Aerodynamics and Aircraft Systems||10||$1,400|
|Performance and Loading||5||$700|
All enquiries should be directed to Hay Mon Soe at the Flying Operations Unit
T: 02 9791 3047
To provide the best quality delivery, our subjects are delivered by subject specialists, listed below.
Jeremy's aviation career spans 35 years of flying and teaching theory. He spent 10 years working as a general aviation pilot flying freight, doing charter work and working as a flying instructor for the Royal Aero Club of NSW. Since 1993, Jeremy has engaged in full time aviation theory teaching, first at TAFE and 19 years for UNSW. The range of subjects that he is able to teach is extraordinary, encompassing all private pilot licence theory, all commercial subjects, instrument rating theory and ATPL for fixed wing aircraft; and rotary wing up to Commercial Pilot level. His flying experience and intense interest in all facets of the aviation industry provide a practical context for the theoretical subjects that he delivers. Jeremy is presently the Chief Ground Instructor and teaches Flight Planning and Performance at ATPL level.
Barry is an experienced pilot having worked in corporate aviation and as a flying instructor operating both piston and turbine powered aircraft. He has over ten years’ experience as a theory instructor and teaches CPL, instrument rating and ATPL subjects at UNSW.
Martin has nearly 20 000 hours in his logbook, including extensive experience as a Captain on B767, B777 and B787 aircraft on international operations. Before embarking on a career in aviation, he was employed as a Science teacher.
Neil's flying career spans over 40 years, with extensive experience as an Airline Captain, Trainer, and Examiner on Boeing 767 and 747 aircraft. Neil teaches ATPL Meteorology and ATPL Aerodynamics and Aircraft Systems.
|AFPA Flight Planning||
|02 9791 1151|
|AHUF Human Factors||Martin Jamiesonfirstname.lastname@example.org||02 9791 1151|
|ALAW Air Law||Barry Ellisemail@example.com||02 9791 1151|
|APLA Performance and Loading||Martin Jamiesonfirstname.lastname@example.org||02 9791 1151|
|ANAV Navigation||Barry Ellisemail@example.com||02 9791 1151|
|AMET Meteorology||Neil Windlefirstname.lastname@example.org||02 9791 1151|
|AASA Aerodynamics and Aircraft Systems||Neil Windleemail@example.com||02 9791 1151|