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The modern world relies substantially on air travel and transport. At any one time, there are hundreds of planes in the air, and someone must be in charge to make sure they are all safe and following protocols.

For people wondering how air travel can be so well-managed, they should really be asking themselves, “What is a Certificate in Aviation?” The brief answer is it is a method for future aviation managers to learn basic and advanced concepts regarding air safety, procedure, and scheduling. Some of the lessons include: airport operations, air transport fundamentals, revenue management, and strategic leadership.

Although not all airlines and airports require that all employees have this certificate, it is important for people in a managerial position to hold the certification. Some of the benefits of earning this particular award may be better salary at your current job or the opportunity to apply for a position with more upward mobility.

The monetary cost of the certificate program in question is determined by the school administration, so every program is different. To learn exactly how much money you must set aside for this program, it is best to directly contact the school.

There are many non-engineering aviation careers where the job holder benefits from having this and other kinds of air transport certificates. Most of the jobs pertain to the business side of flight, rather than the scientific side. Perhaps the most notable position is air traffic controller.

 

There is no better time than now to investigate and pursue an online certificate program. By working online with the school of your choice, you can earn a valuable certification in less time than through traditional classroom learning alone. Even if you want to go to a classroom, using an online portal is the best way to find a program that fits your needs. Get started now, and search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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22 Results in Aviation

Northern Air Training

The purpose of the MCC course is to provide pilots with the knowledge and skills to operate in a Multi Pilot Environment. You will learn how to communicate in an efficien ... [+]

What is MCC Helicopter

The purpose of the MCC course is to provide pilots with the knowledge and skills to operate in a Multi Pilot Environment. You will learn how to communicate in an efficient and safe manner with the other pilot, you will spend an equal time as Pilot Flying and Pilot Monitoring.

Theoretical Training

Communication, Situational Awareness, Instrument Scanning and Monitoring, Pilot Psychology and Decision Making and IFR procedures. There are two types of MCC courses: MCC IFR and MCC VFR.

MCC IFR

Theory: 25 hours Flight Training: 20 hours

MCC VFR

Theory: 25 hours Flight Training: 15 hours Practical Flight PPL

The practical training during the will take place in our FNTP II AS355/MCC Simulator. The instructor will set up different scenarios for you to handle together with the other Pilot, after each scenario you will look at the recorded flight data together with your instructors to see what you did and how you can improve and become a competent pilot in a multi-crew environment.... [-]

Sweden Säve
September 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Pearson Aviation

We are confident that we can provide you with the highest standards of service and would welcome an opportunity to discuss your requirements with you further. Please cont ... [+]

Certificate in Commercial Pilot Licence Aeroplane Courses for International Students

Pearson Aviation offers the following accredited courses for International Students:

AVI 40108 Certificate IV in Aviation Operations (Commercial Pilot Licence Aeroplane). AVI 50408 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Flight Operations).

Entry requirements for study at Pearson Aviation as an international student are:

Be at least 18 years of age on enrolment; Have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher; Have satisfactorily completed secondary education at year 12 level or equivalent; Hold a CASA issued Class 1 medical certificate.

Our detailed Information Handbook for international students may be found here.... [-]

Australia Melbourne USA Arvada
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
Legacy Aviation

An Airline Transport Pilot certificate is the highest-level certificate that a pilot can achieve. ATPs are authorized to act as pilot-in-command of a scheduled air carrie ... [+]

An Airline Transport Pilot certificate is the highest-level certificate that a pilot can achieve. ATPs are authorized to act as pilot-in-command of a scheduled air carrier’s aircraft.

To obtain an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate or ATP, a pilot must be 23 years old, and have logged a total time of 1500 flight hours. The ATP is required for a pilot to become a captain on any corporate jet or commercial airliner. The Airline Transport Pilot Standard is the standard that all captains strive to maintain. Once you have obtained your ATP, it is safe to say that a pilot is much more marketable, and will receive more employment offers as a pilot. The instructor pilot will determine if the student is ready for the flight test or if he needs additional time to meet the ATP Standards.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
25 hours
Campus
Legacy Aviation

To become a copilot for a commercial airline or a Fortune 500 company, you must gain experience by building up your total flight time. The FAA requires 1500 hours of tota ... [+]

Becoming A Certified Flight Instructor

To become a copilot for a commercial airline or a Fortune 500 company, you must gain experience by building up your total flight time. The FAA requires 1500 hours of total time for you to have an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, and this is required to fly as a captain on most turboprops or jets. For pilots who enjoy teaching, becoming a CFI or Certified Flight Instructor is the best way to go. As a commercial pilot you can also build your time by doing aerial photography, banner towing, and sight-seeing tours.

A student training to become a certified flight instructor is being prepared to train student pilots, private pilots, instrument pilots, commercial pilots, and multiengine pilots. That being said the student is only as good as his instructor. Becoming an instructor is very rewarding but, it comes with much responsibility. To sleep well at night after an eight hour day of pilot training, an instructor must know in his heart that he has given 100% effort to the students that are depending on him. Before signing a student to fly solo in the traffic pattern or on a cross country, the instructor should have extensively measured the student’s ability to perform well on his own. There can be no doubt in your mind when your signature is placed on a certificate or on an application authorizing a student to fly solo. Where there is doubt, the instructor will have no peace. So we... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
18 - 70 hours
Campus
Legacy Aviation

If you enjoy flying and want to be paid for your ability to take care of your passengers or freight, going on for a commercial pilot license is the next step. ... [+]

If you enjoy flying and want to be paid for your ability to take care of your passengers or freight, going on for a commercial pilot license is the next step.

All of the flight time that you have accumulated during your private pilot and instrument training will be credited towards your total time for a commercial license. To get a commercial pilot license you must be eighteen years old and have logged a total of 250 hours of flight time.

All commercial pilot students will be trained by a qualified and proficient instructor pilot. During training students will be trained on maneuvers such as slow flight, landing and departure stalls, chandelles, lazy eights, steep spirals about a point, and steep turns. Although you will become very proficient in the commercial maneuvers, it’s important to note that during all commercial airline flights pilots are limited to thirty degrees of bank angle while flying with passengers on board. This is so the passengers are not frightened, and that the pilot is always in total control of the aircraft.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
90 hours
Campus
Legacy Aviation

A Private Pilot Certification Course implements a concrete foundation of aeronautical education and flying technique. ... [+]

A Private Pilot Certification Course implements a concrete foundation of aeronautical education and flying technique.

A pilot’s license is their ticket to freedom. Proper training is the foundation on which habit patterns are created and therefore it is imperative that all students initiate correctly. The goal as a private pilot is to be granted authorization in taking passengers flying. This also means you will now acquire not just one, but two substantial responsibilities; your aircraft and your passengers. Given the weight of these new obligations, all students are disciplined to meet steep standards from the first minute of training, until the last. Once this temperament has been conveyed by the instructor and embraced by the student, the performance of the student will be strengthened.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
80 hours
Campus
Aviation Institute of Maintenance

The Aircraft Dispatcher program is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved training that incorporates classroom and lab instruction preparing Aircraft Dispatcher ... [+]

The Aircraft Dispatcher program is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved training that incorporates classroom and lab instruction preparing Aircraft Dispatcher students to pass the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Written, Oral, and Practical Certification Exams, which are administered by FAA Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners upon graduation. This certification is highly recognized and powerful. Those who possess it have the opportunity to apply for positions not only as Flight Dispatchers, but also as airline Crew Schedulers, Crew Planners, Navigation Data-base Specialists, Meteorology Assistants, Airport Flight Operations Agents, Ramp Control Tower Agents, and many other flight operations positions. Most candidates who hold the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher certificate will succeed in obtaining almost immediate employment in the airline industry, and some of the benefits are unique to the job description. Airline Dispatchers are NOT Air Traffic Controllers. Air Traffic Controllers work for the FAA, and separate air traffic. Think of Air Traffic Controllers as "traffic cops." Aircraft Dispatchers work in the field of Airline Operational Control, in the airline’s “Nerve Center,” an environment very similar to NASA’s Mission Control. As an FAA Licensed Aircraft Dispatcher, you are authorized by the FAA to exercise equal authority (50/50) and shared decision making with the Pilot-in-Command (Airline Captain) of each flight under your control. Aircraft Dispatchers control the airlines’ Flight Operation (sometimes globally), typically all from one centralized Operations Control Center (OCC) location. Working “behind the scenes”, side by side with other airline professionals like senior Dispatch Managers, Crew Schedulers and Planners, Maintenance Controllers, and Meteorologists, Aircraft... [-]

USA Casselberry
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Full-time
3 months
Campus
Aviation Institute of Maintenance

The Avionics Technician program is designed to prepare the student who has had some training or experience in aircraft maintenance and/or electronics repair for career op ... [+]

The Avionics Technician program is designed to prepare the student who has had some training or experience in aircraft maintenance and/or electronics repair for career opportunities ranging from aircraft electricity to aviation electronics systems troubleshooting and repair. Students who have had no previous aircraft maintenance or electronics experience should consider the AMTE program, which is designed to provide those fundamental skills, as well as the specific skills and knowledge required for employment in the avionics field. After learning the basics of analog and digital electronics, the student will be taught the more advanced aspects of the aviation electronics field, and how they relate to a position in this technical industry. Students in this accelerated program will learn the theories in the classroom and the lab for practical application. The student will learn to perform duties utilizing standard test equipment such as the oscilloscope, voltmeter, function generators, avionics flight line diagnostics equipment, and similar electronics test equipment essential for troubleshooting today's modern aircraft systems. Students will be instructed how to read schematic drawings and logic diagrams in order to diagnose, repair, and replace many electronic devices. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on job related skills in avionics maintenance and troubleshooting. This will include the installation, operation, troubleshooting, and replacement of avionics equipment such as fuel quantity systems, transponders, communication receivers, distance measuring equipment, transceivers, satellite navigation systems, automatic direction finders, autopilot, and flight directors. Students will prepare to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) test for their Element One and... [-]

USA Duluth
September 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Aviation Institute of Maintenance

The Aviation Maintenance Technician-Helicopter (AMTH) program gives the student a foundation in the basics of flight and general aviation maintenance. Building on this fo ... [+]

The Aviation Maintenance Technician-Helicopter (AMTH) program gives the student a foundation in the basics of flight and general aviation maintenance. Building on this foundation, the program then focuses on specific aspects of helicopter maintenance. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, piston and turbine engines, and other aircraft systems. The student learns the intricacies of the entire aircraft as each system is dissected for deeper understanding. The students will gain the skills to properly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair both fixed-wing and rotary aircraft. After obtaining a foundation in aircraft maintenance, the student will be given in-depth instruction on the specific concepts, procedures, and techniques that apply to rotary aircraft. The student will study the unique theory, operation, and maintenance of helicopters, covering in detail rigging, weight and balance, the extra care needed for loading the helicopter, transmissions, rotor heads, rotor blades, turbines, and their static and dynamic balancing. They will also study how electrical systems, avionics instrumentation, and autopilot differ for helicopters. The Aviation Maintenance Technician—Helicopter graduate will receive training in the knowledge and skills required to pass the Airframe and Powerplant certification test administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to gain entry-level employment in exciting careers as an A&P Mechanic, Aviation Maintenance Technician, Avionics Technician, Inspectors, Installers, Parts Managers, or Service Technicians. The graduate will find these career opportunities throughout the U.S. and the world in... [-]

USA Irving Las Vegas
September 2019
Full-time
26 months
Campus
Aviation Institute of Maintenance

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of avia ... [+]

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. The student learns the intricacies of the entire aircraft as each system is dissected for deeper understanding. The students will gain the skills to properly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems as they relate to fixed-wing aircraft and rotary aircraft. This program blends aircraft electrical systems into more advanced aircraft electronics (avionics) that will enable the student to implement the "keep it simple" approach to troubleshooting. Students will prepare to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) test for their Element One and Element Three License, or the GROL (The General Radiotelephone Operators License), as well as the coveted FAA Airframe and Powerplant License. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer graduate will receive the entry-level skills required to maintain and repair aircraft engine systems, airframes, and avionics systems, enabling the graduate to be successful in the ever-expanding field of aviation. This training prepares the student with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the tests administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to... [-]

USA Irving Casselberry
September 2019
Full-time
26 months
Campus
Brookfield Aviation

Training Includes​​: Type Rating and Base Training; O.C.C - Proficiency check; Between 500 and 1,200 hours ... [+]

Pilot Development EMB 120

Training Includes​​

Type Rating and Base Training O.C.C - Proficiency check Between 500 and 1,200 hours

Benefits​​

North American Location. Airline that is currently growing Job opportunities at the end of the programme. Flexible payment schedule.

Requirements

CV English ICAO Level 4 First Medical Certificate Clean Police Report Certificate from the country last resident in the preceding 6 months 300 Hours Total Flight Time 50 hours multi-engine ICAO Commercial Pilot License with Instrument and Multiengine Ratings

Contact: PilotTraining@brookfieldav.com

(Programme for licensed pilots only)... [-]

United Kingdom Epsom
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
500 - 1200 hours
Campus
Brookfield Aviation

Training Includes​​: HR Interview and Police Check; Type Rating and Base Training; O.C.C - Proficiency check; 500 hours. ... [+]

Pilot Development Airbus A320

Training Includes​​

HR Interview and Police Check. Type Rating and Base Training O.C.C - Proficiency check 500 hours

Training Includes​​

Convenient Location. Experience within a well-known airline. Job opportunities at the end of the programme. Completion in less than a year. Flexible payment schedule.

Requirements

CV​ English ICAO Level 4 First Medical Certificate EASA Licence Frozen ATPL

Contact: PilotTraining@brookfieldav.com

(Programme for licensed pilots only)

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United Kingdom Epsom
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
500 hours
Campus
Brookfield Aviation

Training Includes: HR Interview and Police Check; Type Rating and Base Training; O.C.C - Proficiency check; 500 hours. ... [+]

Pilot Development DHC 8- 400 (Q400)

Training Includes​​

HR Interview and Police Check. Type Rating and Base Training O.C.C - Proficiency check 500 hours

Requirements

CV​ English ICAO Level 4 First Medical Certificate EASA Licence

Benefits

Convenient Location. Experience within a well-known airline. Job opportunities at the end of the programme. Completion in less than a year. Flexible payment schedule.

Contact: PilotTraining@brookfieldav.com

(Programme for licensed pilots only)

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United Kingdom Epsom
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
500 hours
Campus
Brookfield Aviation

Founded in 2010 by TTS GROUP, the leading private aviation group in Tunisia, with the participation of Tunisian aviation professionals and Brookfield Aviation Internation ... [+]

Pilot Training

Founded in 2010 by TTS GROUP, the leading private aviation group in Tunisia, with the participation of Tunisian aviation professionals and Brookfield Aviation International, SAFE FLIGHT ACADEMY is the finest flight school in Tunisia. The activity of the school covers the areas of training for careers in aviation in general, and offers the following courses:

ATPL theoretical; Private pilot training; Commercial pilot training; CPL PPIFR and additional training Curing flight; Type Qualification (Diamond DA40 and DA 42 AIRBUS A320 *); Instructor qualification; Extension and renewal of licenses; Cycle of aviation English training (Level 4, 5).

Furthermore, partnerships are implemented with the European Schools to propose EASA PART-FCL licenses. The School also has, for the maintenance of its fleet, a maintenance organization licensed by the Directorate General of the Tunisian Civil Aviation. * Complete Airbus A320 Type Rating in partnership with ATCT Our goal is to provide training which is best suited to your profile, to enable you to acquire the license in optimal conditions for success and safety. International instructors, modern facilities and exceptional fleet... So many reasons to choose SAFE FLIGHT ACADEMY! Our partners Price list ... [-]

United Kingdom Epsom
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Aeropole Flight Training

Aeropole is now accepting applications for our Diamond Cadet ab initio Airline Transport Pilot Course (frozen ATPL) from highly motivated individuals with a passion for f ... [+]

Airline Transport Pilot ab-initio ATPL Course

Aeropole is now accepting applications for our groundbreaking Diamond Cadet™ ab initio Airline Transport Pilot Course (frozen ATPL) from highly motivated individuals with a passion for flying. The course price is 124 800 €* and includes all the training that you will need to apply for your dream job with an airline. The course fee is payable in monthly instalments.

The airline pilot’s job requires precision and knowledge, but no exceptional skill or physical fitness. You will only need normal eyesight (with or without glasses) and good general health — and most importantly a strong drive and motivation to aim for the skies! If you have the motivation to study hard and become the best of the best, you are the person we are looking for!... [-]

Finland Helsinki
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online & Campus Combined