2024 Course Dates

Most courses through National Aviation Academy are structured to start with any required theory components.

We offer theory courses covering PPL, CPL and IREX syllabus at our dedicated training facility. All study materials/course notes and accessories are available from National Aviation Academy. In most cases, students can also start outside of the set course start dates. Theory courses are only available to students who are also undertaking flight training through NAA.

Please note, students may join NAA at any time, if the theory dates do not suite your schedule please contact us so we can create a personalised study schedule. 

Upcoming CPL(A) courses:

  • Monday 8th April 2024
  • Monday 8th July 2024
  • Monday 30th September

A full timetable of upcoming Commercial Theory subjects dates is listed below.

The CPL theory course runs for 12 weeks, 0730 - 1430 Monday to Friday. Subject dates below include exam days. Classes are run as normal on most public holidays. Please note that exams may be scheduled on a weekend.

The AVI50222 - Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane) is delivered on behalf of TAFE Queensland. Townsville Flight Training provides training and assessment of this accredited qualification for TAFE Queensland RTO 0275 who will award this qualification/statement of attainment.

Diploma of Aviation & CPL courses are run concurrently with the same start dates.

Upcoming 2024 courses:

  • Monday 8th April
  • Monday 8th July
  • Monday 30th September

Visit the TAFE website for course information and entry requirements.

Upcoming 2024 courses (courses start with IREX theory):

  • Monday 11th March
  • Monday 20th May 
  • Monday 22nd July
  • Monday 23rd September
  • Monday 4th November

The AVI50519 - Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) is delivered on behalf of TAFE Queensland. Townsville Flight Training provides training and assessment of this accredited qualification for TAFE Queensland RTO 0275 who will award this qualification/statement of attainment.

Diploma of Aviation & MEIR courses are run concurrently with the same start dates.

Upcoming 2024 courses (courses start with IREX theory):

  • Monday 11th March
  • Monday 20th May 
  • Monday 22nd July
  • Monday 23rd September
  • Monday 4th November

Visit the TAFE website for course information and entry requirements.

We run an intensive 3 week full time (Mon-Fri) theory course covering the 7 subjects that make up the PPL theory exam. Students are encouraged to come in and fly before starting theory! 

We are currently asking for your input to help us set up course dates for the rest of 2024. Please fill out our quick survey to let us know your availability:

PPL course availability

Please note, for students eager to get in and start flying - you are welcome to come in early and fly before your PPL(H) theory course begins.

One on One Tutoring

We also offer "one on one" personal theory tuition outside of class hours.

If you would like more information on our courses, or book a spot in a CPL, PPL or IREX course, please contact our office on (07) 4772 4997 or use our enquiry form.

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29 Jan - 03 Feb

Aircraft General Knowledge

05 Feb - 16 Feb

Meteorology

19 Feb - 01 Mar

Navigation

04 Mar - 15 Mar

Operations & Performance

18 Mar - 28 Mar

Air Law

09 Apr - 13 Apr

Human Factors

15 Apr - 26 Apr

Aerodynamics

29 Apr - 04 May

Aircraft General Knowledge

06 May - 17 May

Meteorology

20 May - 31 May

Navigation

03 Jun - 14 Jun

Operations & Performance

17 Jun - 28 Jun

Air Law

09 Jul - 13 Jul

Human Factors

15 Jul - 26 Jul

Aerodynamics

29 Jul - 03 Aug

Aircraft General Knowledge

05 Aug - 16 Aug

Meteorology

19 Aug - 30 Aug

Navigation

02 Sep - 13 Sep

Operations & Performance

16 Sep - 27 Sep

Air Law

01 Oct - 05 Oct

Human Factors

07 Oct - 18 Oct

Aerodynamics

21 Oct - 26 Oct

Aircraft General Knowledge

28 Oct - 08 Nov

Meteorology

11 Nov - 22 Nov

Navigation

25 Nov - 06 Dec

Operations & Performance

09 Dec - 20 Dec

Air Law