Instrument Rating Examination (IREX) Theory

The Instrument Rating Examination (IREX) theory is your gateway to a whole new world of piloting abilities, and our theory course gives you the knowledge you need to pass with flying colours.

Get the right preparation for your pilot career with our in-depth course covering the 7 units of CPL theory. We offer face-to-face or online delivery methods to suit your lifestyle.

Program Fees

Slide 1 IREX Theory (40 Hours) Triangle Arrow White Triangle Arrow White Live Online Classes Package Price : $1,850
OR $925 x 2 Instalments

Pay as You Fly : N/A
Package Price : $2,450
OR $1,225 x 2 Instalments

Pay as You Go : $110
Face to Face Classes Package Price : $850
Instalment Not Available

Pay as You Go : N/A
Online Subscription

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Program Overview

The Best Preparation For IFR Flying

An Instrument Rating is a requirement for most aviation career pathways. It opens the door to a whole new world of flying, allowing you to plan and conduct flights in a far wider range of weather and light conditions. 

This Instrument Rating Examination (IREX) Theory Course provides you with detailed insight into Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) theory and gives you with the knowledge you need to best prepare to pass the CASA IREX exam. We have a range of course delivery options available.

Learn Wherever You Are

We offer a range of delivery methods for the IREX Theory course, which allows you to select an option that fits in with your lifestyle. Our course options include:

1. Face to Face: Scheduled group classes taught at Learn To Fly’s state-of-the-art training facility in Melbourne, with another 3 additional instructor theory hours included.

2. Online Live: Scheduled group classes presented using the Zoom Meeting online platform, with another 2 additional online instructor theory hours included.

3. Online Subscription: All classes available by secure student portal to watch at your own pace, with discounted instructor theory hours available for extended learning.

Contact us to discuss which option best suits you.

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Course Process

learn-to-fly-melbourne-ground-school-theory PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 HUMAN FACTORS 06 Pilot Requirements, Publications and Charts An introduction to IREX, this unit discusses the privileges and limitations of an Instrument Rating, as well as required and relevant documentation, procedures, radiotelephony and charts.
Radio-Navigation-Aids-GNSS-and-PBN-Learn-To-Fly-Melbourne RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
HUMAN FACTORS 06 Radio Navigation Aids, GNSS and PBN Instrument navigation training includes ground-based navigation systems, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), Performance Based Navigation (PBN), Required Navigation Performance (RNP), and Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM).
Aircraft-Navigation-and-Alternate-Requirements-IREX-Learn-To-Fly-Melbourne RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
HUMAN FACTORS 06 Aircraft, Navigation & Alternate Requirements The second navigation-based unit covers navigation requirements, flight planning, LSALT (Lowest Safe Altitude) theory, and also takes a detailed look at the factors determining the need to plan for alternate requirements (including weather conditions, aerodrome and aircraft navigation aids, and aerodrome lighting).
IREX-Departure-Arrival-Approach-Procedures-Learn-To-Fly-Melbourne RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
HUMAN FACTORS 06 Departure, Arrival & Approach Procedures Procedures for departure, arrival and approach are critical to instrument flying. This session covers Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs), Standard Terminal Arrivals (STARs), 2D and 3D instrument approach procedures, and Azimuth and Course Deviation (CDI) approach procedures.
Recreational-Pilot-Licence-RPL-Theory-Course-Learn-To-Fly-Melbourne-Met RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
HUMAN FACTORS 06 Meteorology Weather plays an enormous role in determining Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions. IREX Meteorology theory covers weather phenomena, detailed meteorological information, IFR altimetry,
and meteorological minima.
Recreational-Pilot-Licence-RPL-Theory-Course-Learn-To-Fly-Melbourne-Human-Factors RADIO
NAVIGATION AIDS,
GNSS AND PBN
02
AIRCRAFT
NAVIGATION
& ALTERNATE
REQUIREMENTS
03
DEPARTURE,
ARRIVAL &
APPROACH
PROCEDURES
04
METEOROLOGY 05 PILOT
REQUIREMENTS,
PUBLICATIONS
AND CHARTS
01
HUMAN FACTORS 06 Human Factors Human Factors theory relating to instrument flying includes flight without visual reference, vestibular system, perspective and Illusions, and Threat and Error Management (TEM).

See why there’s no better place to learn to fly.

Our Graduate

Chun Ki (Peter) Cheung

“The IREX Theory course provides you with essential knowledge about Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flying and how it works. Learn To Fly provides a well-structured course that tracks your individual progress and makes sure you are ready for the IREX theory exam. Their experienced instructors give you their real-world flying knowledge, rather than just learning solely from information in a book. This is a great course that is a springboard to your future aviation career.” Peter Chun Ki Cheung from Hong Kong.

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