This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency commercial pilot duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation flight operations. Flight crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to a wide range of air transport operations, including passenger, charter and cargo operations. Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility in known or changing contexts and within broad but established parameters. This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as a commercial pilot by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 61 Flight crew licensing. People seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

AVIF0004 Implement aviation risk management processes

Greg can implement aviation risk management processes, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg’s skills include identifying, controlling, monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of risk management processes as part of a safety management system (SMS).

AVIF0014 Manage human factors in aviation operations

Greg can manage human factors in aviation operations, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include managing personal performance and communicating effectively within an aviation environment.

AVIF0005 Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes

Greg can implement aviation fatigue risk management processes, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include identifying, controlling, monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of fatigue risk management processes as part of a safety management system (SMS). Greg's work involves managing the effects of fatigue on operational objectives using an SMS within a variety of operational contexts within the Australian aviation industry.

AVIY0008 Apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations

Greg can apply aeronautical knowledge to aviation operations, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include utilising aviation terminology, demonstrating knowledge of basic aircraft power plants and systems, and applying aerodynamic theory. It also includes applying knowledge of aviation navigation charts, aircraft operations, and performance and planning factors.

AVIH0002 Plan a flight under visual flight rules

Greg can plan a flight under visual flight rules (VFR), in compliance with the relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include determining aircraft VFR flight requirements, obtaining and using operational documents, preparing VFR flight plans, making flight notifications and programming navigation systems

AVIY0001 Operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments

Greg can operate aircraft using aircraft flight instruments, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include establishing serviceability of flight instruments and instrument power sources, operating an aircraft using full instrument procedures and recovering from unusual attitudes using full instrument procedures. It also includes operating an aircraft using limited instrument procedures, recovering from unusual attitudes using limited instrument procedures, re-establishing visual flight, and performing steep turns.

AVIY4003 Control aeroplane in normal flight

Greg can control an aeroplane in normal flight, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include climbing an aeroplane, maintaining straight and level flight, descending an aeroplane, and turning an aeroplane. It also includes controlling an aeroplane at slow speed, performing circuits and approaches, and complying with airspace requirements.

AVIH4001 Navigate aircraft under visual flight rules

Greg can navigate an aircraft under visual flight rules (VFR), in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include preparing navigation documents and flight plan, complying with airspace procedures, and conducting departure procedures. It also includes navigating aircraft en route, navigating at low level and in reduced visibility, and performing lost procedures. It also includes performing diversion procedures, using instrument navigation systems and executing arrival procedures.

AVIY0004 Operate at non-towered aerodromes

Greg can operate at non-towered aerodromes, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include conducting pre-flight preparations, taxiing aircraft, and applying aircraft departure, arrival and landing procedures.

AVIF0007 Implement threat and error management strategies

Greg can implement threat and error management strategies, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include recognising and managing actual and potential threats, recognising and managing actual and potential errors, and recognising and managing undesired aircraft states.

AVIF0008 Manage safe flight operations

Greg can manage safe flight operations, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include maintaining an effective lookout, maintaining situational awareness, and assessing situations and making decisions. It also includes setting priorities and task management, and maintaining effective communications.

AVIW4001 Manage pre- and post-flight actions

Greg can manage pre- and post-flight actions, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include completing pre- and post-flight administration, performing pre- and post-flight actions/inspections, and performing and certifying daily inspections.

AVIY0009 Apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations

Greg can apply the principles of civil air law to aviation operations, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include compiling aviation documentation, applying flight crew licensing requirements, and applying flight rules and conditions of flight to aviation operations. It also includes applying air service operations legislative requirements, aerodrome and airspace knowledge, and aviation emergency and search and rescue (SAR) knowledge to aviation operations.

AVIW5018 Operate and manage aircraft systems

Greg can operate and manage aircraft systems, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards Greg's skills include operating and managing aircraft systems during normal flight, and managing aircraft systems during abnormal and emergency procedures.

AVIF0011 Manage aircraft passengers and cargo

Greg can manage aircraft passengers and cargo, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards Greg's skills include managing passengers during normal operations, managing passengers during an abnormal or emergency situation, and managing cargo.

AVIY4001 Control aeroplane on the ground

Greg can control an aeroplane on the ground, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include starting and stopping an aeroplane engine, and taxiing an aeroplane.

AVIZ4001 Manage situational awareness in aircraft flight

Greg can manage situational awareness in aircraft flight, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include maintaining situational awareness, assessing situations and making decisions, setting priorities and managing tasks, and working with others in managing situational awareness.

AVIY0019 Manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations

Greg can manage abnormal aeroplane flight situations, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include managing engine failure after take-off, performing forced landings following engine failure, conducting precautionary search and landing, and managing on-board abnormal and emergency situations.

AVIY0002 Operate in controlled airspace

Greg can operate in controlled airspace, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include applying controlled airspace procedures, and applying abnormal and emergency situation response procedures.

AVIO0002 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation

Greg can manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include monitoring passenger behaviour, identifying and resolving disruptive or unlawful interference, taking action to manage unlawful interference, and reporting and documenting unlawful interference with aviation.

AVIY0005 Operate at a controlled aerodrome

Greg can operate at a controlled aerodrome, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include conducting pre-flight preparations, taxiing aircraft, and applying aircraft departure, arrival and landing procedures.

AVIY4007 Manage aircraft fuel

Greg can manage aircraft fuel, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include planning fuel requirements, managing the fuel system, and refuelling aircraft

AVIY4002 Take off aeroplane

Greg can take off in an aeroplane, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include carrying out pre-take-off procedures, conducting an aeroplane take-off, and performing a rejected take-off procedure.

AVIY0003 Operate in Class G airspace

Greg can operate in Class G airspace, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include operating and navigating in uncontrolled airspace.

AVIE4001 Maintain aircraft radio communications

Greg can maintain aircraft radio communications, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards. Greg's skills include operating radio equipment, managing radio equipment malfunctions and operating transponders.

AVIY4004 Land aeroplane

Greg can land an aeroplane, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include conducting aeroplane landings and managing mishandled landings.

AVILIC0001 Licence to operate a commercial aeroplane

Greg can obtain a commercial pilot licence (aeroplane), in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and national operating standards.

AVIY0018 Execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures

Greg can execute advanced aeroplane manoeuvres and procedures, in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and national operating standards. Greg's skills include turning the aeroplane steeply, sideslipping, and executing short take-off and landing procedures. It also includes entering and recovering from stall conditions, and recovering from an incipient spin.