Course Title: 4.01 Instrument Rating Theory And Examination

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6009 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 4.01 Instrument Rating Theory And Examination

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 54

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

To provide the student with a knowledge of the rules, regulations and radio navigation aids required for a Command Instrument Rating.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of module 3.06

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF934 4.01 Instrument Rating Theory And Examination


1. State and determine the effect of weather conditions on an IFR flight.

2. Fix the position of the aircraft using bearings obtained from the NDB, VOR and DME.

3. Plan and conduct IFR flights between any aerodromes within Australia in accordance with the appropriate airways procedures.

4. Demonstrate the level of knowledge required by CASA for the issue of a Command Instrument Rating.

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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.