COVID-19 exam extension

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CASA have released exemption CASA EX138/21 Aeronautical knowledge examinations (extension of time due to COVID 19). This instrument permits candidates completing their CPL or ATPL studies, to complete the required subject-part exams in 3 years instead of 2 years as required by CASR Part 61.225(2). Candidates must have a valid pass, in one or more subjects, gained between 16 March 2018 and 15 September 2021 to be eligible.

  • The old exemption EX83/20 has now been repealed.
  • Candidates must have passed 1 or more of their CPL/ATPL subject-part exams within the period 16 March 2018 and 15 September 2021 to be eligible.
  • Candidates must apply in writing to fcl.exams@casa.gov.au after they have obtained all of the required passes.
  • If requested by CASA, provide evidence that it was impracticable for them to pass all parts within 2 years due to COVID restrictions, as per Condition 7.
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