New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Aeroplane and Helicopter)

Waikato Aero Club Incorporated

Subject area

Aircraft Operation

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$125,453

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Airline sectors and Flight Training Schools 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 in those fields.

Graduates will qualify to operate as commercial pilots under the appropriate NZ Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules for air transport operations (e.g. regional, domestic, charter or international airlines) and flight instruction.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

In order to be considered for enrolment into the Waikato programme, New Zealand applicants must: Be at least 17 years of age And Hold a current NZ CAA Class 1 Medical Certificate And Pass a police criminal record check And Demonstrate a sufficient standard of English Language to complete the programme (IELTS requirement 6.0 across all bands or equivalent for applicants who speak English as a second language) And Demonstrate the ability to undertake flight training with a reasonable likelihood of success i.e. future employment within the aviation industry, by completion of a compulsory selection interview and the completion of the ADAPT Pre-screening Tool available at: http://www.nzskillsconnect.co.nz/working-our-industries/aviation/adapt-pre-screening-tool In order to be considered for enrolment into the Waikato programme, international applicants must: Be at least 18 years of age And Hold a current NZ CAA Class 1 Medical Certificate And Pass a police criminal record check and be a suitable applicant for status as a fit and proper person in accordance with the NZ CAA requirements. And Demonstrate a sufficient standard of English Language to complete the programme (IELTS requirement 6.0 across all bands or equivalent for applicants who speak English as a second language) And Demonstrate the ability to undertake flight training with a reasonable likelihood of success i.e. future employment within the aviation industry, by completion of a compulsory selection interview and the completion of the ADAPT Pre-screening Tool available at: http://www.nzskillsconnect.co.nz/working-our-industries/aviation/adapt-pre-screening-tool

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$62,726 $125,453
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$14,029 $28,057
Total $76,755 $153,510

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

79%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $42,559
Earnings range $33,369 - $55,511
In employment 68%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 2%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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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.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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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