VET in Schools

Designed for VCE/VCAL students, this program is intended to open up opportunities in the exciting field of aviation. Students attend theory classes on Wednesdays and continue their practical flying on the weekends.

Course details:

  • RPL (Recreational Pilot Licence) and First Solo Navigation.
  • Study units 3 & 4.
  • Option to study for 6 months after school year 12 to complete AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane).
  • Option to undertake AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating).
  • This course combines both classroom based ground theory and practical flight training.
  • An ideal early opportunity to experience what it's like to have a career in aviation.
  • Contributes to VCE/VCAL.
  • Possible to add to ATAR.
  • Pathway into a Higher Education course.
  • How to Apply: Direct Entry. Please contact us to apply or for further information about the VETiS course.

VET in Schools Scholarships:

To be eligible for the VETis scholarship the following criteria must be met: 


  • Applicants need to be enrolled in the VETis course by the 1st November 2018.
  • Applicants must write a 500 word essay explaining why they should be awarded this scholarship.
  • We encourage applicants to include any other information that will help support their application. This can include:              
    • Reference letters from employers, education providers, schools or sporting clubs. 
    • Personal achievement awards or recognitions (e.g. sporting, leadership or employment).     
    • Any aviation experience or qualifications (it is not essential that applicants have aviation experience to be awarded this scholarship).           
    • Any other supporting material that may be relevant to the application.  
  • Submissions must be forwarded to the MFS General Manager, Mark Darragh, markd@mfs.com.au.

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Eligibility


  • Are you 18 years of age or older?
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident?
  • Are you employed in a full-time, part-time or casual job?
  • Can you demonstrate a capacity to service the loan?
  • Do you have a mobile and email address?