The amount you need to cover your living costs will of course vary according to your spending habits however you need to be aware of the specified requirement for your student visa
From 1st February 2018 the 12 month living cost in Australian dollars is:
- You – $20,290 ($390 per week)
- Partner or spouse – $7,100 ($137/week)
- Child – $3,040 ($58.50/week)
You need to have sufficient living expenses to cover things like rent, food, transport, bills and entertainment.
The Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence-Aeroplane) course is 60 weeks so you need to demonstrate living expenses of $23,411 for yourself.
The Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) is 24 weeks so you need $9365 living expenses for yourself.