Parachute Instructor and Tutor Certificate - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to act as a parachute instructor, tutor or jumpmaster.

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
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have successfully completed an instructors course
  • receive recommendation and / or approval from the Chief Instructor.

To apply for this certification, you must first obtain a membership with Australian Parachute Federation. To obtain membership, you must complete a M1 application form and send to Australian Parachute Federation for processing.


2 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $88.00

Instructor Ratings (includes new endorsements at time of a new rating and for O/S Conversion). Fees for 2024-25

Apply Application All $66.00

Endorsement alone (when being added to an existing rating). Fees for 2024-25

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Parachute Federation

Contact details

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