FAQ | Frequently asked questions

Yes, they can. Whilst the AVI50219 Diploma of Aviation (CPL) and AVI50519 Diploma of Aviation (IR) are advertised as 52-weeks and 16-weeks course respectively, factors such as (but not limited to), the individual’s learning capacity, weather and pandemics, can all result in a longer than advertised course. Though, the opposite is true that a committed student with all factors favouring his studies can complete these courses at an earlier time than that advertised.

No, FAC does not offer nor provide student accommodation. Though our friendly Administrative Support Officers will gladly point you in the right direction to ensure you will have a safe and peaceful accommodation to stay in whilst you are studying here with us in Australia.  

As both a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Approved Training Organization and a ASQA accredited Registered Training Organization, we are required to recognise and consider any prior learning through a process known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Where previous training and/or qualifications can be mapped, training will be tailored to suit the practical needs of an individual.

Our program is Competency Based, so if you have not reached the level of Competency you require to progress further (i.e. be deemed Not Yet Competent), you will be recommended by your Flight Instructor for remedial training. In the unlikely event that you are unable to reach the required level of competency after 2 remedial sessions, the Head of Training will initiate and take charge of a Review Process to assess the best option for you.

It is only 14 km away from Brisbane City or around fifteen to twenty minutes by car depending on traffic.

Yes, a CASA Flight Crew Class I Aviation Medical Certificate must be obtained by you prior to your First Solo. The validity of the certificate must also be maintained by you throughout your Diploma courses here at Flylink Aviation College. It is strongly recommended that you should obtain this Class I Medical Certificate prior to your course commencement where possible to ensure you have no medical condition that may restrict you in becoming a commercial pilot.

CASA has a list of Approved Designated Aviation Medical Examiners (DAME) available for Class I and II medicals both in Australia and across the globe. You may contact us if you need our assistance to locate a DAME near your location.

Student visa applications are managed by our associate Auslink Investment Co who are specializing in visa applications and they will advise International students on visa matters and assist in the application process.

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