Course in Pilot Training in Alberta in Canada

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Pilot Training

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Pilot training is a challenging, yet incredibly rewarding process of becoming a successful pilot. The aviation industry continues to grow rapidly, meaning there is a large demand for pilots with this extensive training. Those who have completed pilot training and have acquired a license will have a variety of jobs to choose from.

Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. Not only does Canada provide a safe, clean environment, but it has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s best places to live in terms of quality of life by the UN.

Higher education in Alberta is largely supported by both private and public sectors. Students can enrol in various courses in colleges and universities, across the region such as the University of Alberta, Athabasca University and University of Lethbridge.

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Commercial Pilot License

Calgary Flight Training Centre
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Calgary Flight Training Centre is committed to excellence in training tomorrow's commercial aviators. [+]

Course Studies in Pilot Training in Alberta in Canada. The Calgary Flight Training Centre is committed to excellence in training tomorrow's commercial aviators. Description The commercial pilot license is divided into a ground school and a flight component. The ground school is comprised of 80 hours training and is designed to prepare you to write your written exam. To be licensed as a commercial pilot you will need a total of 200 hours flight time. While completing commercial training you will obtain a night rating as well as multi-engine instrument rating. Some hours will be done with and instructor but many will also be time-building hours while you build valuable experience. Alberta residents are also eligible for student loans. Prerequisites Hold a valid private pilot license Must be 18 years of age to be licensed however training can begin at an earlier age Category 1 Medical Course Requirements (Based on minimum Transport Canada requirements) Minimum 200 hours total flight time of which 100 hours shall be "pilot-in-command" (PIC), 20 hours shall be cross country, and 25 hours shall be instrument time (This includes all previously acquired hours) 45 hours dual instruction including: 5 hours night including 2 hours night cross country 5 hours cross country 20 hours instrument 30 hours solo including: 25 hours improving general flying skills 5 hours night 10 hours ground school Passing grade on Transport Canada written exam and flight test Length of Course The commercial pilot course can take anywhere between 6-12 months to complete depending on whether the student is full-time or part-time Privileges and Limitations The holder of a Commercial Pilot License may operate any Canadian registered single engine non-high performance aircraft for hire in VFR conditions Fly VFR "over-the-top" Fly at night [-]