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STAA's Australian campus is located in Ballarat -- Victoria's third largest city and just about an hour by car west of Melbourne.

Ballarat is one of two ab-initio flight training bases in our pilot training network and offers a conducive flying environment with its close proximity to many satellite airfields around the municipal airport.

The campus operates a modern fleet of aircraft equipped with Electronic Flight Instrument System to allow cadets to train in a cockpit environment that is similar to that found in commercial airliners. Its flight operations centre features an apron for up to 40 aircraft, a purpose-built tower for safe flight operations and briefing/debriefing rooms for effective learning. There is also a modern academic building with computer-based training rooms for the conduct of theory lessons.

Training aside, cadets enjoy a vibrant campus lifestyle with regular organised events and excursions, fully furnished accommodation and the convenience of school transport and airport meet & greet services.

STAA's Australian campus is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) RTO ID 40689 accredited to issue national recognised qualifications for its CASA CPL and Instrument Rating courses. The courses are AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence Aeroplane) and AVI50415 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating). In addition, it is registered under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) CRICOS Provider Number 03354E for the admissions of foreign students. 

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