Parachute Instructor and Tutor Certificate - Australian Government


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
  • 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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Renew Renewal All

Revalidation: $66.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Instructor Rating Application (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 Australian Government

Application process


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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Secretary / Licence Officer

Australian Parachute Federation

Operating address: Portal Office West
Unit 3
2994 Logan Road
Underwood, Queensland 4119
Mailing address: PO BOX 1440
Springwood, Queensland 4127
Phone: 07 3457 0100
Fax: 07 3457 0150
Website: (Opens in new window)