Learn to be a pilot at the Sheldon College Aviation and Space Academy

Year 11 and 12 Students can realise their ambitions to fly through a range of Aviation and Space Programs available at Sheldon College.

On the successful completion of the Sheldon College Aviation Program, students will receive industry recognised credentials provided through the Sheldon College Partnership with the Australian Wings Academy. 

The Aviation Program includes Work Experience in industry and the hands-on flying of aeroplanes and the commencement of a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane).

Students are encouraged to enter the Sheldon College Aviation Program in Year 11 to complete the Aviation Foundation Program.

The Aviation Foundation Program is tailored to provide a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of Aviation. Students undertaking the Aviation Foundation Program will become familiar with aircraft equipment and gain the theoretical knowledge required to confidently progress to full flight training during Year 12.

Year 12 students are eligible to enrol into the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) and can study for their Private Pilot Licence during Year 12. 

Students undertaking the Aviation Program will study the following:

On graduation from Sheldon College, successful Aviation Program graduates will go on to complete their training with the Australian Wings Academy to apply for a Commercial Pilot Licence to fly commercial aeroplanes for airlines such as Qantas.



To register your interest in the Sheldon College Aviation Program, complete the form below or contact the Sheldon College Office of Senior Schooling on (07) 3206 5550.

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