Helicopter Theory Courses
Townsville Helicopters offers private and commercial theory courses in the comfort of our training facility. We have also partnered with TAFE Queensland to provide a Diploma of Aviation Commercial Pilot Helicopter. Diploma, CPL and PPL Theory courses are run independently in order to best suit student needs. All course notes and accessories are available from Townsville Helicopters. The commercial course dates are listed below. The private theory courses are offered on a "as needed" basis. We also offer "one on one" personal theory tuition. If you wish to register your interest in the private course or private tuition or to book a spot in the commercial theory course, please Contact our theory instructor on (07) 47724 998 or email t[email protected]
CPL Theory Course Content
The full time theory courses run for 12 weeks, Mon to Fri.
Private tuition is available 7 days a week. Prior bookings are essential and is dependent on availability.
Aircraft General Knowledge - 6 days
Aerodynamics - 8 days
Meteorology - 9 days
Navigation - 9 days
Air Law - 9 days
Ops Performance & Planning - 9 days
Human Factors & Limitations - 5 days
TAFE - Diploma of Aviation (Helicopter)
Course is 6 months full time including all theory and flying (Mon - Fri). We are now taking enrolments for TAFE courses. Please contact the school for more information.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also offered under Tafe and may reduce the overall time taken to complete the course. Please contact the school for more information.
COURSE DATES (NB - full time attendance Mon to Fri is mandatory)
8 January 2018 - 29 June 2018
9 April 2018 - 29 September 2018
2 July 2018 - December 2018
- 02 October 2018 - March 19
2018- 2019 Diploma in Commercial Aviation- Helicopter
Human Factors 2nd Oct - 9th
Aerodynamics 15th Oct - 25th
Aircraft General Knowledge 29th Oct - 2nd Nov
Meteorology 5th Nov - 16th
Navigation 19th Nov - 30th Nov
Law 3rd Dec - 14th Dec
Operations 7th Jan - 18th
Commercial Licence Theory Courses (non diploma)
Note - The dates for Commercial theory may change without notice due to exam availability, please contact the school prior to attending to confirm start and finish dates for the course.
ALL COMMERCIAL THEORY COURSES ARE NOW ALIGNED WITH THE DIPLOMA COURSE.
SEE COURSE DATES FOR DIPLOMA.