Flight Instructors (FI) have the possibility to carry out a renewal training during the period of validity of their FI rating.
A FI rating is valid for 3 years, and is to be renewed by fulfilling two of the following conditions:
- Complete at least 50 hours of flight as a FI during the period of validity of the rating
- Attend a FI renewal training at an ATO approved by the Civil Aviation Authority
- Pass a skill test in the last 12 months of the period of validity
It is mandatory to pass a skill test at least every couple of renewal.