Parachute Instructor and Tutor Certificate - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to act as a parachute instructor, tutor or jumpmaster. A valid instructor or tutor is able to operate within the privileges of the ratings and endorsements that they hold.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding this certificate.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate you must:

  • Be the holder of a valid instructor or tutor rating and act in accordance with the privileges of the ratings and endorsements held;
  • Be a fit and proper person to discharge the duties and responsibilities and exercise the rights and privileges associated with the rating or endorsement;
  • Be a person of good repute;
  • Have attained at least 18 years of age;
  • The successful completion of an instructors course; and
  • Recommendation and/or approval of the Chief Instructor.

For further information regarding the specific requirements for each licence class and rating, please consult the Contact Officer.


2 years.



Instructor ratings (including overseas conversion): $99. Endorsement: $66.


Revalidation: $66.

Administering agency

Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Secretary / Licence Officer
Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Operating address:
Unit 3, Portal Office West
2994 Logan Road
Queensland 4119
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1440
Springwood, Queensland 4127


07 3457 0100


07 3457 0150


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