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Individual courses can be a great way for students to learn a valuable skill in a shorter period of time. Both areas of focus and course lengths can vary greatly, allowing students a flexible approach to their schedules. In many cases, individual courses can be taken in addition to one’s total academic focus, thereby providing a well-rounded educational background.

What is a course in aviation? For prospective pilots, an aviation course can be the perfect way to initiate a long and successful career. This coursework includes a variety of essential training for pilots, including those seeking employment with commercial airlines and preparation for flight instructor programs. Courses cover a range of topics, from initiating the enrollment process to actual flight training. Student can gain access to keen insights from industry professionals, as well as learn more about practical flight knowledge.

Students pursuing aviation courses will most likely be privy to a variety of exciting opportunities all over the world. This coursework also gives students the ability to start their own businesses utilizing the knowledge accrued over the duration of their studies, as well as working within the flight industry in a variety of functions.

As with other types of courses, tuition fees can be affected by a number of factors. These can include the educational institution where coursework is taking place, as well as the overall length of the course in question. Each student must take these factors into account when making a decision.

The aviation field can provide a variety of exciting career options for graduates. In addition to flight training, students can also pursue a number of other successful positions upon graduation. These include positions as dispatchers, jobs in the air traffic control field, and even flight maintenance prospects. For those interested in business pursuits, management positions at major airlines are also a possibility.

Many educational institutions offer a variety of course options suited to students all over the world. For those students seeking more flexible schedules, online coursework can be a great way to receive the necessary education for future advancement. 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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OSM Aviation Academy

The First Officer Program (FOP) is a comprehensive integrated flight training program where theory- and flight lessons are mixed, giving you an exciting balance between a ... [+]

FIRST OFFICER PROGRAM | FROM ZERO TO HERO

The First Officer Program will take you from little or no flying experience to having all the licenses and ratings you need to work as a First Officer for European airlines in 20 months.

TRAINING PROGRAM

The First Officer Program (FOP) is a comprehensive integrated flight training program where theory- and flight lessons are mixed, giving you an exciting balance between academic studies and hands-on flight experience.

In the first stages of flight training, you will be conducting all of your flights in Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC), flying by the use of outside reference and a map. In the early stages, the main focus will be on mastering the four fundamentals of flying (climbs, descents, turns and flying straight-and-level). As you progress you will start learning how to land the aircraft and become proficient enough to do your first solo flight.... [-]

Norway Oslo
September 2019
Full-time
20 months
Campus
Crew Academy

The course includes all theoretical and practical training as per EU 290/2012, Annex V, and Appendix 1 to Part CC. ... [+]

The course includes all theoretical and practical training as per EU 290/2012, Annex V, and Appendix 1 to Part CC.

General theoretical knowledge of aviation and aviation regulations covers all elements relevant to the duties and responsibilities required from the cabin crew.

Communication with a flight crew, including communication techniques, common language, and terminology. During training, emphasis shall be placed on the importance of effective communication between cabin crew.

An introductory course on human factors (HF) in aviation and crew resource management (CRM)

Passenger handling and cabin surveillance

Aero-medical aspects and first-aid:

general instruction on aero-medical aspects and survival the physiological effects of flying with particular emphasis on hypoxia and oxygen requirements basic first-aid in-flight medical emergencies and associated first-aid the use of appropriate equipment including first-aid oxygen, first-aid kits, and emergency medical kits and their contents; practical cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training travel health and hygiene ... [-]
Cyprus Larnaca
Open Enrollment
Full-time
15 days
Campus
San Diego Flight Training International

Applicant will receive 120 hours of flight training as follows; (Dual 26 hrs. non-complex, Dual 10 hrs. complex, Dual 19 hrs. multi-engine, Solo 65 hrs. non-complex and 6 ... [+]

Applicant will receive 120 hours of flight training as follows; (Dual 26 hrs. non-complex, Dual 10 hrs. complex, Dual 19 hrs. multi-engine, Solo 65 hrs. non-complex and 65 hours of classroom instruction (Directed Study 35 - Ground Instruction 30).

Ground school instruction includes preflight preparation and procedures; complex aircraft procedures; complex aircraft systems; advanced multi engine aerodynamics; airplane performance limitations; Federal Aviation Regulations; stall awareness; aeronautical charts and publications; radio aids to VFR navigation; meteorology and weather data services; national airspace system; radio communications; air traffic control; aero medical factors; commercial operations; passenger and freight loading; night maneuvers; and ground operations.... [-]

USA San Diego
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Groundschool London

The ICARUS Wings FCL Failed Exam Recuperation (Language Proficiency) course is specifically designed for pilots who have failed their ICAO Language Proficiency Exam and h ... [+]

The ICARUS Wings FCL Failed Exam Recuperation (Language Proficiency) course is specifically designed for pilots who have failed their ICAO Language Proficiency Exam and have obtained a non-operational level (ICAO Level 3 or below). This is a one week course divided into 8 modules and 6 hours of practical application sessions conducted in a state of the art FTD flight simulator – Boeing 737-800 or Airbus A320. At the end of the week, the pilot will be ready to re-sit the exam and should be able to obtain a minimum operational pass level (ICAO Level 4). Each pilot will have an individual assessment during the course focusing on strengths and weaknesses to better prepare the student to pass the exam. Content Module 1 – Introduction to Air Communication Module 2 – Pre-flight Module 3 – Ground Movements Module 4 – Departure, Climbing and Cruising Module 5 – En Route Events Module 6 – Contact and Approach Module 7 – Landing Module 8 – On the Ground ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
European Flight Academy

Become a pilot within the Lufthansa Group! We are looking together with Lufthansa for talents who want to take off with us! Do you fulfill the application requirements, a ... [+]

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Become a pilot within the Lufthansa Group! We are looking together with Lufthansa for talents who want to take off with us! Do you fulfill the application requirements, and do you see yourself in the cockpit of a passenger aircraft in the future? We are looking forward to receiving your application! Here you will find all the important facts of our Airline Transport Pilot License training program.

European Flight Academy ATPL Program

The European Flight Academy (EFA) is the brand of all Lufthansa Group flight schools combined under one roof. With innovative training concepts and interdisciplinary courses, we are offering our trainee pilots training with a good outlook and a successful career path as a pilot. Benefit from our more than 60 years’ experience, from training with high Lufthansa Group standards, the constant know how to transfer between flight operations of the entire Lufthansa Group and a sign-on bonus in 2019 of 20.000 Euro!... [-]

Germany Bremen
October 2019
22 - 24 months
Campus
US Aviation Academy

US Aviation Academy’s Vocational Professional Pilot Program is the fastest way to start your career as an airline pilot. Starting with no prior experience in aviation, in ... [+]

US Aviation Academy’s Vocational Professional Pilot Program is the fastest way to start your career as an airline pilot. Starting with no prior experience in aviation, in less than a year, you can be a Commercial Multi-Engine pilot with an Instrument Rating. Well qualified students can graduate in just 7-9 months. Our FAA Part 141 courses are ICAO compliant and meet most country’s requirements. US Aviation Academy also has FAA Self-Examining Authority, meaning all check rides are performed by our experienced staff, instead of by outside examiners. This reduces the time and cost of training. Our large fleet of over 100 aircraft also ensures ample opportunity to fly.

You’ll be taken care of by US Aviation staff from the day you arrive. We provide housing, transportation, and all the items you’ll need to succeed in training. Staff will assist in providing I-20s, TSA approval, and guidance for your aviation career along the way.... [-]

USA Denton
September 2019
Full-time
7 - 9 months
Campus
Andorra Aviation Academy

The Aircraft Dispatcher is a licensed airman certificated by a Civil Aviation Administration. He/She has joint responsibility with the captain for the safety and operatio ... [+]

The Aircraft Dispatcher is a licensed airman certificated by a Civil Aviation Administration. He/She has joint responsibility with the captain for the safety and operational control of flights under his/her guidance. To achieve best economics practices, passengers service and operational control, the Flight dispatcher analyses and evaluates meteorological information to determine potential hazards to safety of flight and to select the most desirable and economical route of flight, computes the amount of fuel required for the safe completion of flight according to type of aircraft, distance of flight, maintenance, limitations, weather conditions and minimum fuel requirements prescribed by aviation regulations.... [-]

Andorra Andorra la Vella
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2 months
Campus
Institute of Aviation at Parkland College

Associate degree students will sequentially earn the private pilot certificate, instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, and multiengine rating during the program ... [+]

Overview

The Institute of Aviation at Parkland College maintains a high level of quality in order to ensure the best outcomes for students. Located in Champaign, Illinois and with the help of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Frasca International, the Institute of Aviation at Parkland College is a leading collegiate flight school in Illinois and the only higher education institution in central Illinois with an aviation program.

Located at Willard Airport, approximately eight miles from Parkland College’s main campus, the Institute of Aviation facility houses classrooms, student offices, various flight simulators, and air fleet. The fleet consists of 17 single engine Piper archers, seven Piper Arrows, three multi-engine Piper Seminoles and two Cessna 152s.... [-]

USA Champaign
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
École nationale d’aérotechnique

You will learn to maintain aircraft airworthiness; check, repair, replace or modify aircraft components to maintain aircraft airworthiness and research and troubleshoot p ... [+]

Secondary School Pre-requisites Secondary V Mathematics Technical and Scientific Option or Science Option or the equivalent Secondary V Physics or the equivalent Your high school years must have been completed in English.* You will learn to: Maintain aircraft airworthiness. Check, repair, replace or modify aircraft components to maintain aircraft airworthiness. Research and troubleshoot problems with the aircraft and write technical reports. Skills needed Ability to respect established standards and procedures while working Facility for teamwork Sense of responsibility Manual dexterity Mechanical interest Willingness to work with an irregular schedule

*If your high school studies have been completed in another language than French or English, you must demonstrate a sufficient English language proficiency required for admission by presenting an English test result (TOEFL or IELTS). Otherwise, please contact the Registrar's Office at 450 678-3561 ext. 4215.... [-]

Canada Saint-Hubert
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Skies Airline Training

The SFI/TRI (synthetic flight instructor and type rating instructor) course is designed to give the instructor trainees a good knowledge of the fundamentals of Teaching a ... [+]

The SFI/TRI (synthetic flight instructor and type rating instructor) course is designed to give the instructor trainees a good knowledge of the fundamentals of Teaching and Learning, to create a realistic training environment and to develop their own teaching skills and simultaneously take into account pilots from different cultures and background. The aim is to give the best possible conditions for training future instructors on the respective aircraft type.

Course Content THEORETICAL TRAINING - 35 HOURS Teaching and learning Technical theoretical knowledge instruction PRACTICAL (FLIGHT) TRAINING - 10/12 HOURS Module 1: 10 hours in FFS (normally 3 sessions) Module 2: Min 2 hours in FFS (normally 1 session) ... [-]
Sweden Stockholm
September 2019
12 days
Campus
TU Delft Open & Online Education

In this course, we will explore the challenges faced by investigators when trying to piece together the probable sequence of events. We will familiarize you with the inve ... [+]

In this course, we will explore the challenges faced by investigators when trying to piece together the probable sequence of events. We will familiarize you with the investigative ways of thinking and forming of conclusions. In fact, you'll learn to think and act as an air safety investigator.

Observation, fact-finding and analytical skills

Thought-provoking assignments test your observation skills, fact-finding skills, and analytical skills. The assignments give you a taste of what investigators face during an investigation. Skills such as Inductive and Deductive reasoning are highlighted to explain the challenging process of air safety investigation. This professional course contains assignments, individual feedback, and live online sessions.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
September 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
Olympus Aviation Academy

Valid ICAO CPL/IR/MEP ... [+]

Students for this course must have a pilot's licence. Pre Requirements: Valid ICAO CPL/IR/MEP EASA Medical (class 1) Certificate At least one X-country trip 300 NM

Theoretical Training / e - Distance learning program for CPL/ATPL licenced :

Advanced e-Learning online program via OAA web site 13500 questions for 14 subjects of Oxford books 56 progress tests selected by an automatic program according to HCAA exams 14 Final tests one progress test equals for 12 hrs reading time 650 hrs min reading time Private sessions with our ground instructors 65 hrs revision-progress tests in accordance with OAA training manuals OAA final Certificate HCAA exams

Duration/Cost of e-DL : according to EASA the minimum distance learning duration is 3 months / 2500 € ... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
Northern Air Training

CPL - Commercial Pilot License, the license that will allow you to operate as a professional helicopter pilot. Our integrated program takes you from zero to Commercial Pi ... [+]

What is CPL Helicopter Integrated Course

CPL - Commercial Pilot License, the license that will allow you to operate as a professional helicopter pilot. Our integrated program takes you from zero to Commercial Pilot and you will be issued with a CPL(H) EASA license which is valid in any European Country and many others around the world. We offer high-quality training in a demanding environment with four seasons where flight lessons will be integrated with theoretical practice – all teaching is in English.

Theoretical Training

Theoretical training is divided into two parts, both with a duration of six weeks. Each part consists of classroom lectures followed by exams. There are 14 subjects to be completed. Theoretical Training consists of Ground school ATPL Theory 650 hours – duration of 7-9 weeks.... [-]

Sweden Säve
September 2019
Full-time
12 - 14 months
Campus
EUROPEAN AVIATION SCHOOL OF BARCELONA

The Course is held under European rules AIRCREW allowing participants to obtain a commercial pilot license with Sep, Mep, and the MCC course. After the completion of the ... [+]

Airline First Officer Pilot. Integrated ATPL

The Course is held under European rules AIRCREW allowing participants to obtain a commercial pilot license with Sep, Mep, and the MCC course.

After the completion of the course, you can be chosen for the position of First Officer in any European airline or in countries that adhere to EASA rules.

The course will be taught and held in English throughout its entirety. It has a duration of 14 months and consists of theoretical training, simulator and flight.

Requirements

Entry Requirements

18 years old at the time of presentation to review. Pass a Class 1 medical Pass the entrance tests.

Entrance tests

Before being accepted, students must pass three tests consisting of:... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
14 months
Campus
St.Thomas Flight Centre

Whether you want to fly recreationally or become a Commercial Pilot, the St. Thomas Flight Centre is big enough to serve you and small enough to care! ... [+]

Obtaining a pilot licence consists of two parts: In-flight training helps you learn and understand the performance of your aircraft. Initial flight training is conducted dual, with an Instructor, until you have achieved a level of competency that allows you to practice solo. The length of time it takes you to reach this stage will depend on your ability and frequency of training. Ground school classes prepare you for the written exam. Classes are recommended for all potential pilots. The course material simplifies the theory of flight and explains topics as diverse as aircraft structure, engine operations, and how to interpret meteorological conditions. Other integral parts of the program include interpreting Canadian air law and developing navigational skills. Second Career training is specially designed to help laid-off Ontarians participate in long-term training for a new job and may be available to pilots who hold a Private Pilot Licence. Whether you want to fly recreationally or become a Commercial Pilot, the St. Thomas Flight Centre is big enough to serve you and small enough to care!... [-]

Canada Saint Thomas
September 2019
Full-time
Campus