Flight Training at Wanaka Helicopters

A world-renowned flight training academy in Wanaka? Absolutely, that’s us – Wanaka Helicopters!  We are looking for special individuals who are passionate about people and the environment, enjoy problem-solving and logistics, err on the side of caution and dream of a career in the aviation industry!

Our Diploma in Aviation at Wanaka Helicopters:

  • Is the premier NZQA accredited Level 5 Diploma in Aviation (Helicopter)
  • Includes commercial pilot licence (CPL)
  • Two years full-time study
  • Teaches mountain skills – unique to New Zealand and sought after worldwide
  • Funding from student loans is available, and scholarship opportunities exist
  • Has close ties to the industry, with excellent opportunities to be involved in day-to-day operations of one of New Zealand’s largest helicopter businesses
  • 2018 courses begin January 15th
  • Lastly (but certainly not least!) opportunity to train in the amazing, stunning mountains of Wanaka!

It’s crunch time of the year for many students to decide on their next move in life, and we would like to extend students the opportunity to train with us beginning in 2018, or to explore the opportunities in following years.

What does Fees-free 2018 mean for your students?

  • $12,000 toward the diploma for eligible students
  • Prospective students can go to www.feesfree.govt.nz to enter their National Student Number (NSN) to see if they are eliglible

If you know of someone who you think fits the bill and wants to start their aviation career, steer them to Wanaka Helicopters Flight Training!

If you have any direct enquiries please contact brian.paavo@whft.ac.nz Academic Coordinator.