AVI Commercial Pilot Helicopter

Project Scope

This project will update one qualification and 10 Units of Competency in the Aviation Training Package.

 

The project will review and update the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter) to make it consistent with current helicopter operations and procedures and align  with the CASA helicopter licence. Development work will include the following:

  • Combine Units of Competency to align to the job function
  • Review Units of Competency to address current industry practices
  • Align the qualification to current industry practice and CASA license requirements (Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing)
  • Redesign the qualification to include essential core units in addition to clustered groupings to facilitate more effective and efficient training

 

VIEW CASE FOR CHANGE

 

The Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be formed for this project.

 

The Case for Endorsement and draft materials are due to be submitted by 30 June  2022.

 

If you have any questions about this project or are a subject matter expert and would like to be considered for the TAC for this project, please contact the Industry Manager.

Technical Advisory Committee

19 JANUARY 2022

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS NEEDED

 

Work on this project has commenced and the Aviation IRC is forming a TAC.

 

Your industry expertise and insight are welcome to help review and update the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter) and 10 Units of Competency to address current helicopter operations and procedures and to align the qualification with the CASA helicopter licence. This project will undertake the following:

  • Combine Units of Competency to align to the job function
  • Review Units of Competency to address current industry practices
  • Align the qualification to current industry practice and CASA license requirements (Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing)
  • Redesign the qualification to include the essential core in addition to clustered groupings to facilitate more effective and efficient training

 

To register your interest in becoming a TAC member, please provide your details via the form below, by close of business Friday, 28 January 2022.

Register your interest

Consultation

7 APRIL 2022

DRAFT MATERIAL

 

On behalf of the Aviation Industry Reference Committee, the TAC has drafted materials for this project and is requesting stakeholder feedback.

 

The draft materials include the following changes which address priority skill needs of the sector: 

  • The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter) has been aligned with current industry practice and CASA license requirements (Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing) 
  • Helicopter Units of Competency have been updated to align with CASA Manual of Standards. 
  • A new unit Conduct helicopter Pre-Solo Exercises has been developed through merging Taxi helicopter and Control helicopter on the ground units 
  • Operate helicopter solo in the circuit area has merged Control helicopter in hovering flight, and Take off helicopter and approach to hover units 

 

To view the drafts, click below:

Qualification

Units of Competency

Mapping Attachments Document

 

Please submit your feedback by close of business Tuesday, 10 May 2022.

Submit your feedback

 

Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

Validation

17 MAY 2022

FINAL DRAFT MATERIAL

 

On behalf of the Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC), its Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has considered all stakeholder feedback and revised draft Training Package materials for the Commercial Pilot Helicopter project.

 

The draft materials are aimed at aimed at operational efficiency and safety of commercial helicopter pilots.  include updates to the following changes which address priority skill needs of the sector:

  • The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter) has been aligned with current industry practice and CASA license requirements (Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing)
  • A new unit Conduct helicopter Pre-Solo Exercises has been developed through merging Taxi helicopter and Control helicopter on the ground units.
  • Another new unit Operate helicopter solo in the circuit area has been developed through the merger of Control helicopter in hovering flight and Take off helicopter and approach to hover units.
  • The remaining six Helicopter Units of Competency have been updated to align with CASA Manual of Standards.

 

The Aviation IRC is seeking your feedback to validate these draft materials to ensure the proposed products meet industry needs.

 

To view the drafts, click below:

Qualification

Units of Competency

Mapping Attachments Document

 

Please submit your feedback by close of business 31 May 2022.

Submit your feedback

 

Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting.

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Paschal Somers

Industry Skills Manager - Aviation, Corrections, Defence and Public Safety

 

 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 0439 975 796