Bendigo flight training

Become a pilot in Bendigo

The newest RMIT flight training site in Bendigo is taking applications for future pilots in 2020

Through flight training, you’ll gain the skills to achieve CASA certification for a Commercial Pilot’s License, learn to fly in a single and multi-engine aircraft and access a range of airspace and maximise your navigational experience.

Discover your future as a pilot

Becoming a professional pilot in the competitive field of aviation can lead to a satisfying and well-paid career. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) found that in the most likely scenario 980,733 pilots will be required globally in 2030, with 229,676 of these in the Asia Pacific region*.

RMIT holds an Air Operator’s Certificate, which means our students are highly employable with more than the minimum number of hours spent in the air when they graduate.

RMIT has trained more than 3,000 pilots from around the world and our graduates have gone onto work in the aviation industry, both in Australia and overseas.

Information sessions


From 15 October - 17 December, you can come along to one of our personalised "walk and talk" information sessions where you can speak with our experienced flight instructors about how to become a tertiary qualified Professional Commercial Pilot and explore a range of career opportunities in aviation. 

Training and facilities


Expanding flight training into Bendigo means more opportunities for students wanting to become pilots. With more than 300 flyable days each year, the new facility houses:  

  • Newly acquired Cessna 172s with glass cockpits (in addition to RMIT’s existing fleet)
  • Brand new runway
  • Training routes that include both regional and rural airstrips including Swan Hill, Mildura, Shepparton, Horsham and the Riverina in NSW.

RMIT lands in Bendigo



Our Bendigo flight training program will give students an opportunity to pursue their dream of becoming a pilot without having to permanently move to Melbourne to gain in-demand aviation skills.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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