Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight)

This qualification is relevant to individuals operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) within visual line of sight (VLOS), below 400 feet above ground level (AGL), in day visual meteorological conditions (VMC), 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 within RPAS operational environments.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 101 Division 101.F.3 Certification of UAV controllers.

Civil and military personnel seeking certification as remote pilots should check requirements with CASA.

Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

14 core units 0 electives units

Core Subjects

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 infotechnology 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

Elective Subjects

Electives selection is a customised and fully tailored process, it will be dependent on each applicant’s background, experience and previous studies and/or training.
Career Summary
  • Identity document
  • Most updated form of resume
  • Cover letter outlining career summary
  • Recommendation letters from employers
  • Employment contract
  • Job description
  • Reference letters
Previous Academic attainments (if applicable)
  • Certified copies of certificate(s) (in English)
  • Certified copies of transcript(s) (in English)
  • Previous statement of attainment(s) (in English)
  • Course outlines for units attained
  • Past assessment(s)
Work Experience
  • Previous work memos
  • Write up on key projects undertaken previously and your involvement
  • Photographs or Videos of any projects or accomplishment
  • On the job training which you have undertaken or have trained (procedural/company policies) (if applicable)
  • Any initiatives or strategies which you have personally implemented (if applicable)
  • Logbooks (if applicable)
  • Invoices/quotations (if applicable)
  • Receive Nationally recognised and accredited qualification certification
  • Get qualified within 30 working days of evidence being received
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Opportunities to make get more income with new revenue streams

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