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International Aviation Academy of New Zealand (IAANZ)

Christchurch , South Island ,New Zealand

Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instruction / Airline Preparation)

This NZQA approved qualification builds on the New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (General Aviation) with strands in Flight Instruction or Airline Preparation.

Holders of this qualification are able to work as commercial pilots engaged in air transport operations under the relevant Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Rules, or engage in flight instruction under the relevant CAA Rules, or in the associated support industries such as flight planning and aircraft operations.

Graduates of the Aeroplane Flight Instruction strand will also be able to:

- Instruct a diverse population of students in ground subjects and the art of flying, from the private through commercial pilot and instrument ratings on single or multi-engine aircraft; to meet the requirements of a CAANZ Category C Flight Instructor Aeroplane, as defined and specified in CAA Rule Part 61 and applicable Advisory Circulars.

Graduates of the Aeroplane Airline Preparation strand will also be able to:

- Safely undertake duties as the pilot-in-command or as the co-pilot of a multi-engine multi-crew aircraft by applying knowledge of the CAANZ Airline Transport Licence rating theory subjects for aeroplanes, in order to ensure effective cockpit and flight crew dynamics, whilst confidently managing automation, complex equipment and technically challenging systems present within airline air transport operations, as defined and specified in CAA Rule Part 61 and applicable Advisory Circulars.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: N/A
    Annual Cost of Living: 14000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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