Course Title: Flying to Private Pilot Licence

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Flying to Private Pilot Licence

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

AERO2470

Point Cook Campus

Undergraduate

110P SEH Portfolio Office

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2017

AERO2470

Point Cook Campus

Undergraduate

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016

Course Coordinator: Varinder Sohi

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 0053

Course Coordinator Email: varinder.sohi@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Point Cook & City Campus

Course Coordinator Availability: By Email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Co-requisites:

1. Aero2469: Theory to Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

Pre-requisites:

1. AERO2466 Theory to RPL


Course Description

This course enables you to demonstrate the flying skills and knowledge required to fly and manage a single engine aeroplane and prepares you to undertake the CASA Private Pilot Licence (PPL) flight test.
The flying hours in this course are designed to meet the CASA requirements and you will have the option to pay for any additional flying hours through a material fee should additional flight training be required.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) for Associate Degree in Aviation (Professional Pilots):

  • Ability to apply a depth of knowledge in a range of industry practice fundamentals in contexts that are subject to change, and adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts.
  • Demonstrate the application of skills and knowledge to adapt fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to known and unknown situations
  • Problem identification, formulation and solution to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems.
  • Utilise a systems approach to operational activities to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources.


Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Establish technical skills appropriate to the diversity of practice in the Aviation Industry.
  2. Apply a depth of knowledge in a range of industry practice fundamentals in contexts that are subject to change, and adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts.
  3. Developed broader perspective within the aviation industry, and external to it, and also to demonstrate ability to work with complex systems.
  4. Utilise a systems approach to operational activities to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources.


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning in this course will occur through Lectures, Tutorials, Assignments, Practical Demonstration (flight training devices), Classroom Discussion, Handouts, and Presentations. You will participate in classroom theory lessons and use aircraft based at the Point Cook Campus.
You will have pre-flight briefings, one-on-one instructor briefings, in-flight practical demonstrations and practice, post-flight briefings using a variety of teaching aids. 


Overview of Learning Resources

You will be required to use CASA and other texts and as well as receiving classroom handouts. Videos, practical demonstrations and discussions in the classroom will enhance your learning.


Overview of Assessment

All hurdle requirements for this course are indicated clearly in the assessment regime that follows, against the relevant assessment task(s) and all have been approved by the College Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching). A hurdle requirement is necessary in order to demonstrate to an accrediting body (CASA) that students are competent and being sufficiently assessed against practice-focused professional standards.

Assessment Task 1: Final flight test - Hurdle Assessment

Weighting towards final grade  (%): 100%

This assessment supports all CLO’s 1-4

Practical demonstration to a CASA approved test testing officer of the flying competence of the student to PPL standard as specified by CASA in accordance with the CASA Manual of Standards.

Your course assessment is consistent with RMIT Assessment Policy: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1 

Note: RMIT will facilitate your CASA PPL flight test and the associated cost of the first attempt is incorporated in the course fee.