Quick stats…

Hours of training
Students trained
Courses offered
Years in business

Welcome to TVSA Pilot Training

At TVSA Pilot Training, we are dedicated registered training organisation who train pilots for a challenging and satisfying career in commercial aviation.

We offer Nationally Accredited Diploma’s for those who desire a career as a pilot as well as non-accredited training courses for those who are looking for a thrilling recreational experience.

We know how strong the ambition to fly can be and we’ve been putting people like you in the cockpit of aeroplanes since 1982.  Longwarry was the first base of TVSA Pilot Training. Today we hold our campus at the Bacchus Marsh Aerodrome, flying seven days a week.

TVSA Pilot Training offers a complete range of flight training. From beginner courses, which will take you to Solo standard, through to your Commercial Pilot Licence, Instructor Rating and Instrument Rating training.

What we stand for

To offer the best training experience tailored to our customer on an individual basis.
We have some very experienced instructors at TVSA. With many hours flying and a deep knowledge of the aviation industry under their belt, we trust that our students are receiving the best education possible. We believe in the quality of our training and often provide employment to students who successfully compete their training.
With no landing fees or air services charges you are getting the best value for money with TVSA. Our training area is only a 2 minute taxi from the runway, meaning you spend less time on the ground and more time in the air.

Meet Our Team

Daniel PearsonCEO
Daniel is now a part owner of TVSA and has a background in recreational aviation. As a private pilot, Daniel has now gained endorsements in IFR, tail-wheel, aerobatics and more.
His working history is mainly in IT but extends into many other industries, including aviation, which helps him run the business.
Brooke TaylorHead of Training, General Manager
With over 15 years in the VET training sector, Brooke is a real asset to the training team. Brooke’s role is to oversee the ongoing compliance of the RTO, student support, new business and student recruitment. Brooke is also a budding jewellery designer having launched her first collection in November 2016.
Annalisa MilesSenior Base Pilot
Annalisa is a Grade One Multi-Engine Flight instructor with a wealth of experience behind her. Annie completed her CPL in NZ in 2009 and her Instructor Rating at Moorabbin in 2010. Annalisa brings her high-level people management and organisation skills to her role as Senior Base Pilot.
Lindsay VilliersAccounts/Executive Assistant
Lindsay comes from an Accounting and Bookkeeping background, with over 7 years experience in this field. After joining the team in 2016, Lindsay has found a new interest in the aviation industry. She deals with all account enquiries and payroll to keep the business soaring. In her recreational time, Lindsay enjoys bush-walking, road tripping, camping and anything outdoors.
Anjee NoonanMarketing Coordinator
Anjee has a passion for marketing and has worked freelancing in the industry for the past 12 months. Her role is to manage advertising and marketing materials, career expo planning and business document design. Anjee is a coffee enthusiast, always on the hunt for a new brew.
Toni Rose-CreeFlight Instructor
Toni’s passion for instructing started at an early age. After being a dance instructor for 6 years, Toni moved into the world of aviation and is now a Grade 3 Flight Instructor. She is dedicated and invested in her students learning experience. Toni suffers from the travel bug and is forever planning her next trip!
Jeremy WalkerFlight Instructor
Jeremy is one of our dedicated Grade 2 Flying Instructors. He has career experience in the Army Reserve and enjoys playing football in his recreational time.

Daniel Hadler Flight Instructor
Dan moved from Perth, Western Australia to join us in April 2017, and has recently started working as a Grade 3 Instructor alongside his role in Operations. In his spare time, Dan enjoys watching and playing soccer (or “proper football” as he calls it), and is looking forward to learning new things and growing with us here at TVSA.
Justin DamonsFlight Instructor
Justin is our newest Grade 3 Flight Instructor, he completed his Private pilot, Commercial pilot licences and MECIR here with TVSA. In his off time he enjoys AFL footy and watching planes.
Daniel RourkeFlight Instructor
Daniel began flying in 2010 after completing secondary school. He’s held an interest in aviation since a young age, picking up where his Grandfather left off in the RAAF and Civil Aviation Authority.
Daniel completed his Commercial Pilots Licence, Night VFR, Multi Engine, and Instructor Ratings in Melbourne.
Ashley MillerFlight Instructor
Ashley is new to the TVSA team in 2018. Ashley has been interested in aviation since he was a teen and began flying at Moorabbin in 2008. Outside of flying, Ashley is an active person who enjoys AFL and cricket.
Arjun ParmarFlight Instructor
Arjun Parmar is a Grade 2 flight instructor. He completed his CPL training and Instructor rating at Moorabbin.
Arjun also has a Masters Degree in Business Administration with about 7 years of Marketing and product management experience across industries.
His interests include aviation, travelling, photography and sports.