Course Title: 2.10 Flying Training To PPL

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4016 Certificate IV in Air Transport (Commercial Pilot)

Course Title: 2.10 Flying Training To PPL

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 196

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Course Contact: Jennifer Taberner

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9999

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Course Description

To acquire the skills necessary to fly aeroplane to Commercial standard.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of all modules 1.01 to 2.08.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF924 2.10 Flying Training To Ppl


1. Define common selected aviation terminology and airmanship points applicable to briefings in air and on ground.

10. Perform level gentle, medium and steep turns, climbing & descending turns, steep descending turns, and compass turns.

11. Perform a stall and recovery, incipient spin and recovery, and spinning (if aircraft suitable).

12. Perform take-offs, circuits, landings and go-rounds.

13. Perform emergency and abnormal procedures for complete or partial engine failure, fires, smoke or fumes, system malfunctions, imminent collision, uncertain position, and poor visibility.

14. Fly straight and level, climb and descend, turn and recover from unusual attitudes on full instrument panel and limited panel.

15. Navigate visually below 10,000 feet anywhere within Australia.

16. State the dangers and methods of avoidance and of dealing with turbulence.

17. State the use and requirements for the carriage of survival equipment.

18. State the procedures for ditching.

2. List, describe and complete pre-flight information and requirements contained in pilot reference documents.

3. State and demonstrate the purpose and methods of daily and pre-flight inspections.

4. Demonstrate the use of the VHF radio, HF radio and the transponder.

5. Perform the procedures for pre-start, after-start, and shutdown.

6. Perform the procedures and checks for taxiing.

7. Operate the controls in a light General Aviation piston engine aircraft.

8. Fly straight and level flight in various configurations.

9. Perform various climbs and descents (including sideslipping if aircraft suitable).

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.