VET Studies
VET Studies

Aviation (Drones)

National Drones Training Institute:  RTO NO: 41441

Overview

Remote pilots operating at this level will apply non-technical and technical knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and will take limited responsibility within established regulatory parameters. This qualification is relevant to individuals operating remotely piloted aircraft (Drones) within visual line of sight, below 400 feet outside of controlled airspace, greater than 3 nautical miles from an aerodrome, outside of populous areas. Remote pilot duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge. Students doing this qualification will also complete the requirements for certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

Course Code and Title

AVI30419 Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot)

Delivery

  • Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch College
  • Time: Wednesday 1.00 - 4.00pm

Contribution to the VCE/VCAL:

On completion of the program students are eligible for four credits towards their VCE, two at Units 1-2 level and a Unit 3-4 sequence. Students who successfully complete the Unit 3-4 sequence will be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR. This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand

Further information on the increment process can be found on the VCAA website: http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vet/general/recognition/vetcredit.html

What to bring:

  • Laptop
  • Smart phone

Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace Learning is not mandated in this program, however the VCAA strongly recommend all VET students undertake some work placement.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Code

Unit of Competency Name


AVIE0003

Operate aeronautical radio

 

AVIF0021

Manage human factors in remote pilot aircraft systems operations

 

AVIW0004

Perform operational inspections on remote operated systems

 

AVIH0006

Navigate remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIY0031

Apply the principles of air law to remote pilot aircraft systems operations

 

AVIE0005

Complete a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)

 

AVIW0028

Operate and manage remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIY0052

Control remote pilot aircraft systems on the ground

 

AVIY0023

Launch, control, and recover remote piloted aircraft

 

AVIY0027

Operate multi-rotor remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIW0007

Perform aerial mapping and modelling using remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIW0006

Perform infrastructure inspections using remote operated systems

 

AVIY0053

Manage remote pilot aircraft systems energy source requirements

 

AVIZ0005

Apply situational awareness in remote pilot aircraft systems operations

 

Pathways Examples:

The following is sample of the industries drones can be used:

  • Agriculture
  • Real Estate
  • Defence Force
  • Building and Construction
  • Emergency Services
  • Aerial Photography
  • Mining
  • Telecommunications
More information on pathways in this field can be found:

https://nationaldrones.com.au/

https://nationaldrones.com.au/smart-data/