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

Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) AVI30419

Delivery

  • Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch College
  • Time: Wednesday 1.30 - 4.30

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


AVIE0001

Operate aeronautical radio

 

AVIF0013

Manage human factors in remote pilot aircraft systems operations

 

AVIF3023

Apply regulations and policies during remote pilot aircraft systems operations

 

AVIH3019

Navigate remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIK3002

Use info technology devices in an aviation workplace

 

AVIW3037

Manage remote pilot aircraft systems pre- and post-flight actions

 

AVIW3038

Operate and manage remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIY3073

Control remote pilot aircraft systems on the ground

 

AVIY3074

Launch remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIY3075

Control remote pilot aircraft systems in normal flight

 

AVIY3076

Recover remote pilot aircraft systems

 

AVIY3077

Manage remote pilot aircraft systems in abnormal flight situations

 

AVIY3078

Manage remote pilot aircraft systems energy source requirements

 

AVIZ3052

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/