New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Aeroplane and Helicopter)

Waikato Aero Club Incorporated

Subject area

Aircraft Operation

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements of the Civil Aviation Act 1990 and the Civil Aviation Rules Part 61 Subpart E for a commercial pilot licence.
Candidates must meet the Industry and Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) approved student selection and entry process.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the General Aviation and Agriculture sectors of the NZ Aviation Industry with individuals who have attained sufficient operational and theoretical knowledge and practical skills to achieve employment as commercial pilots or associated support staff in flight planning and aircraft operations.

Graduates will qualify to operate as commercial pilots under the appropriate NZ Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules for General Aviation and Agricultural Aviation and Aerial Application.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Aerospace Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$51,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

84%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Website:

http://www.advanceashburton.org.nz/

Value:

variable - see "Additional Information".

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BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 843 5655
Fax: (07) 843 5661
Email: info@waikatoaviation.co.nz
Web: http://www.waikatoaviation.co.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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