Flight Instructor Rating

Flight Instructor Rating

Step up your flying skills to the next level by gaining your Multi Engine Class Rating allowing you to fly multi engine aircraft under 5700kg

A Flight Instructor Rating is one of the most popular ratings that post-CPL students undertake. It allows you to gain employment as a Flight Instructor. This is a great choice for those who have a passion for teaching, and a rewarding pathway for those looking to kick-start their aviation career.


This Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) course will offer you both the FIR and the Grade 3 Training Endorsement. The course includes 35 hours of flight training in Melbourne as well as comprehensive ground briefing training so that you will be able to effectively instruct in both practical and theoretical settings.

Contact us with one of our aviation career specialists to discuss whether this is the right course for you.



Cessna 172 Cockpit

You will also be required to undertake training for the PMI exam and successfully complete the exam prior to your FIR test.

The PMI course is based on the FAA Flight Instructor Handbook.

The course can be completed in as little as 4 weeks but generally takes between 8 -12 weeks depending on your availability.

  • Australian resident/citizen
  • Hold Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
  • A current Class 1 Medical
  • Valid Aviation Security Identification (ASIC)

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