AVISS00039 – External Load Pilot Skill Sets

Course Overview

Qualification Skill Set:

AVISS00039 – External Load Pilot Skill Set

Provided by Becker Helicopter Services Pty Ltd – RTO Number 5446 – CRICOS Provider Code 01742J

This Skill Set is part of the AVI Aviation Training Package and targets those pilots who work specifically in the External Load Pilot operational environment.

2 weeks: this comprises 2 teaching weeks and 0 weeks of holidays.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Prior to commencing this course, you need to have:

    • Appropriate helicopter pilot qualifications and experience; and
    • Pass a Class Two Medical; and
    • Demonstrated General English Language Proficiency by having:
      – successfully completed a CASA General English Language Proficiency (GELP) Assessment, or
      – attained an Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) level of ICAO 3 or higher, issued by a CASA approved Language test centre (for ICAO assessment).
  • Flight Hours

    Flight Hours

    Standard Course:

    • 10 aircraft hours
  • Aircraft


    Normally completed in a Bell 206BIII Jet Ranger helicopter, fitted with a cargo hook.

    Another aircraft may be used as long as it has an external cargo hook, falls within the Becker Helicopters AOC, and has appropriate insurance coverage.

  • Electives


    • Not Applicable.
  • Course Outcomes

    Course Outcomes

    • AVISS00039 External Load Pilot Skill set Statement of Attainment