Flight Simulator or Training Device Qualification - Australian Government


You will require one of these qualifications if you are the operator of a flight simulator or synthetic training device for aircrafts. This qualification allows a synthetic training device or flight simulator to be used to accrue aeronautical experience or instrument time for the issue of a type endorsement or instrument rating.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 qualification you must provide:

  • Flight simulator user details;
  • The quality system you propose to use;
  • Flight simulator approvals sought;
  • A copy of the training and checking organisation approval, if relevant;
  • A copy of the training syllabus which specifies the flight simulator-based training sequences, if relevant;
  • A list of all configuration differences existing between the flight simulator and the applicant's aircraft;
  • Proposals for differences training (if relevant);
  • Details of the Flight Simulator Operator;
  • Flight simulator identification details;
  • Flight simulator qualification levels; and
  • A copy of the Flight Simulator Qualification Certificate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.


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Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 AG

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 AG

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

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Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)

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Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6217 1449
Phone: 1300 737 032
Fax: 1300 737 187
Email: clarc@casa.gov.au