Course in Commercial Pilot License

Top Courses in Commercial Pilot License

Led by knowledgeable instructors, courses give students the information they are seeking about specific interests. Courses are often the beginning of a series of additional classes that lead to more in-depth education.

What is a course in commercial pilot license? Pilots seeking to advance from a private pilot’s license to flying commercial airplanes benefit from a series of commercial pilot license courses. Some courses, related to subjects such as airline regulations, instrumentation and navigation, are available online. Such courses are often a prerequisite for selecting a flight school where pilots receive hands-on training and complete the required flight time. During this course, pilots further their instrument training and learn to safely operate the airplane using good judgment and skill.  

Not all the skills acquired while taking a course are related to flying. Prospective pilots gain the ability to multitask, and learn how to do so quickly. They also learn to manage their time wisely and become confident decision makers, skills that come in handy professionally and personally.  

The costs associated with becoming a commercial pilot vary, depending on the institution. Some prospective pilots choose to attend a college or university, while others take courses at a local flight school. Prospective students should consult with the school to discover which path meets their financial needs.

If students are willing to complete their training, courses for becoming a commercial pilot can lead to lucrative careers. Pilots with commercial licenses usually work for an airline transporting passengers on scheduled flights. These careers can be very rewarding, allowing pilots to see a bit of the world, enjoy flexible schedules and live almost anywhere. Other pilots choose to work for a government agency or as air ambulance pilots.

While many courses begin with a portion of learning online, pilots need to seek additional training through a flight school or college or university program. To launch your dream of flying, 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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First Officer Program

OSM Aviation Academy
Campus Full time 20 months January 2019 Norway Oslo

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. 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Commercial Pilot Certificate

San Diego Flight Training International
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2019 USA San Diego + 1 more

The Commercial Certification Course - Single Engine is for those students who require commercial pilot privileges in single engine aircraft only. [+]

The Commercial Certification Course - Single Engine is for those students who require commercial pilot privileges in single engine aircraft only.

Applicant will receive 120 hours of flight training as follows; (Dual 40 hrs. non-complex, Dual 10 hrs. complex, Solo 5 hrs. complex. 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.... [-]


India Professional Pilot Programme - Gondia

CAE
Campus Full time 19 months August 2019 India Gondia

CAE Gondia offers a focused 19 month programme designed to prepare you to become a professional airline pilot. [+]

CAE Gondia offers a focused 19 month programme designed to prepare you to become a professional airline pilot. All courses meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) syllabus standards. Upon successful completion, you will have obtained all appropriate ab-initio ratings including your Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with Instrument Rating (IR) and Multi-Engine Rating (ME).

You will be trained using best practices developed from CAE's extensive experience in training professional pilots throughout CAE's worldwide training centre network, where tens of thousands of airline and business aviation pilots train every year.

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Commercial Pilot License – Integrated Course - Helicopter

Eurotech Flight School
Campus Full time 9 months October 2018 Italy Caiolo

With the Commercial Pilot License for helicopter, you’ll be able to carry out aerial work, public passenger transport, training flights and rescue operations as a professional pilot. The integrated course permits the student to enter directly in the professional world of helicopters, without any aviation pre-requisite. [+]

Privileges

With the Commercial Pilot License for helicopter, you’ll be able to carry out aerial work, public passenger transport, training flights and rescue operations as a professional pilot. The integrated course permits the student to enter directly in the professional world of helicopters, without any aviation pre-requisite.

Pre-requisites

To obtain aeronautical licenses, you must not have criminal records, nor criminal proceedings pending.

To apply for a CPL course you must show basic knowledge of mathematics and physics and a good awareness of thEnglishsh language which will be tested through an entry exam before enrolment.

Even though the medical examination (1^ class certification) is not required by law in order to start the course we highly recommend you to perform it. You may contact for free the planning office of our Academy to book the medical, which must be taken in an Aeromedical Center (see the General Information page). You have to be at least 18 years old to perform the final skill test.... [-]


Commercial Pilot Licence

Paramount Aviation Academy
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Bethlehem

A commercial pilot may be compensated for flying. Training for the license focuses on a better understanding of aircraft systems and a higher standard of airmanship. [+]

A commercial pilot may be compensated for flying. Training for the license focuses on a better understanding of aircraft systems and a higher standard of airmanship. The commercial license itself does not allow a pilot to fly in instrument meteorological conditions.

A commercial airplane pilot must be able to operate a complex airplane, as a specific number of hours of complex (or turbine-powered) aircraft time are among the prerequisites, and at least a portion of the practical examination is performed in a complex aircraft.

By itself, this license does not permit the pilot to set up an operation that carries members of the public for hire; such operations are governed by other regulations. Often, the commercial license will reduce the pilot's insurance premiums, as it is evidence of training to a higher safety standard.... [-]


Commercial Licence Pilot Course

St.Thomas Flight Centre
Campus Full time September 2019 Canada Saint Thomas

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!... [-]


Modular Commercial Pilot License (CPL(A)) Training Course

Baltic Aviation Academy
Campus 805 hours September 2019 Lithuania Vilnius

Modular Commercial Pilot License Training Course is designed for those who want to harmonize the needs with the possibilities. [+]

Modular Commercial Pilot License Training Course is designed for those who want to harmonize the needs with the possibilities. Lasting more than ATPL integrated course but requiring less investments, CPL training course can be divided into ‘modules’. The biggest advantage of the modular program is the training for mandatory courses composed to gain a ATPL frozen license at the convenient time. After the completion of the course, students are eligible to operate as private pilots or co-pilots on single/multi-engine airplanes in the area of JAA/EASA by obtaining the PPL and CPL/IR/ME licenses. ‘The truth is that sometimes airline pilots mastering the metal birds weighting around 40 tons catch themselves envying those flying beyond them, playing around the lake, turning around trees and doing mind-blowing maneuvers – because they cannot do that themselves“, Peter Moysidis, ab initio trainings instructor at the Baltic Aviation Academy’.... [-]


Commercial Pilots Licence

Flight Training College
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa George

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations. [+]

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations.

You may operate as a co-pilot, for remuneration (once you have completed the type-specific training) on any medium size commercial aircraft certified for multi-crew operations.

To operate as pilot in command on multi-crew aircraft you must complete the Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).

It is obvious that the CPL is required should a career in aviation be your dream. It will also allow you to build the mandatory experience required for the ATP.

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Commercial Pilot License

Avel Flight School
Campus Full time 6 - 8 months September 2019 USA West Chicago India Chennai + 2 more

The Commercial Pilot License allows you to fly an aircraft for compensation or hire. This is also the minimum license requirement for employment as a pilot or become a flight instructor. Commercial pilots can also be paid for certain types of operations, such as banner towing, agricultural applications, and photography. [+]

The Commercial Pilot License allows you to fly an aircraft for compensation or hire. This is also the minimum license requirement for employment as a pilot or become a flight instructor. Commercial pilots can also be paid for certain types of operations, such as banner towing, agricultural applications, and photography.

Minimum requirements to obtain a Commercial Pilot License Be at least 18 years of age Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language fluently. Hold a Private Pilot License. Obtain at least a second class medical certificate from an Aviation Medical Examiner Pass a computerized aeronautical knowledge test Accumulate and log a specified amount of training and experience under Part 61, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) section 61.129. Pass an oral test and flight test administered by an FAA inspector or designated examiner ... [-]

Integrated Commercial Pilot CPL(H) Course

Coptering
Campus Full time Part time 7 - 10 months September 2019 Spain Sabadell + 1 more

It is aimed at those people with no previous flight experience who want to obtain the professional license as quickly as possible. [+]

Course Description

It is aimed at those people with no previous flight experience who want to obtain the professional license as quickly as possible.

Prerequisites Minimum 17 years old. Recognition doctor Class 1. To be in possession of the title of Bachillerato or equivalent, in the case of not having the student will realize an examination of acceptance of the school. Course Duration From 7 to 10 months depending on the student’s availability

Theoretical Phase

350 theoretical hours in which the following subjects are taught:

Air Law General knowledge of aircraft Flight Performance and Planning Human Performance and Limitations Meteorology Navigation Radionavigation Operating Procedures Principles of Flight Communications ... [-]

Commercial Pilot's License (CPL)

Kenya School of Flying
Campus Full time 8 - 12 months July 2019 Kenya Nairobi

This course takes eight to twelve months, and involves: [+]

This course takes eight to twelve months, and involves:

A further 155 flying hours CPL ground school Fee Structure

Phase 2: CPL (Approx. 8 - 12 Months) Minimum charges

Item Cost (Ksh)

Flying 155 hours above the 45 PPL hours @ Ksh 14,360 - 2,225,800 3 hours for the General Flight Test (GFT) @ Ksh 14,360 - 43,080 CPL Ground School 60,000 Stationery, Equipment and Uniform 35,000 Approximate Minimum Cost 2,363,880

Scheduled flight training courses commence quarterly, in January, April, July and October. Special intakes may be offered on request. We offer training to local and international students, and can offer accommodation at our Orly, Ukunda and Malindi stations. Students in Nairobi normally find their own accommodation, but we are able to recommend a number of hostels close to Wilson Airport.... [-]


FLIGHT TRAINING FOR CPL - COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE

Flying Academy, International Flight Training Center
Campus Full time Part time 30 - 60 hours Open Enrollment Czech Republic Prague Brno USA South Miami Heights + 4 more

Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft for remuneration. [+]

FLIGHT TRAINING FOR CPL - COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE

Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft for remuneration.

Privileges:

Exercise all the privileges of the holder of a PPL(A) / PPL(H); Act as co-pilot (First Officer) in commercial air transportation Act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any airplane (CPL(A) / helicopter (CPL(H)) engaged in operations other than commercial air transportation. Act as pilot-in-command in commercial air transportation of any single-pilot airplane / helicopter

Ground training:

The trainee will cover during the ground training the following courses:

Air law and ATC procedures Airframes & systems, electrics, power plant, emergency equipment Instrumentation Mass and balance Performance Flight planning & monitoring Human performance & limitations Meteorology General navigation Radio navigation Operational procedures Principles of flight Communications ... [-]

Course in EASA Integrated Commercial Pilot License (Helicopter)

Bristow Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 USA Titusville United Kingdom Chesterfield + 2 more

Bristow Academy’s EASA Integrated Commercial Pilot License (CPL-H) program is designed for students wishing to obtain employment within the European flight market. [+]

Bristow Academy’s EASA Integrated Commercial Pilot License (CPL-H) program is designed for students wishing to obtain employment within the European flight market.

This program meets the minimum requirement of 135 hours of flight training to meet the flying experience requirements of EASA Part FCL 1178/2011 Annex 1, Appendices 3 and 4. Classes start in January, May, and September and are limited to 14 students in each class.

Certification

FAA Private Pilot License (PPL) EASA Commercial Pilot License (CPL-H) Duration 12 months Approx. Flight Hours 138.5 *This is the average duration of the program. Actual duration is based on individual student aptitude. [-]

Commercial Pilots Licence Course

Morningstar Flight Academy
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations. You may operate as a co-pilot, for remuneration (once you have completed the type-specific training) on any medium size commercial aircraft certified for multi-crew operations. [+]

Do you have your PPL? Let's take the next step!

What is a Commercial Pilots Licence?

This is the rating which will allow you to enter the commercial and airline world of aviation. As a commercial pilot, you may fly as pilot in command, for remuneration, any aircraft certified for single pilot operations. You may operate as a co-pilot, for remuneration (once you have completed the type-specific training) on any medium size commercial aircraft certified for multi-crew operations.

Requirements Must be 18 years or older Hold a valid class 1 medical certificate Hold a valid general certificate of proficiency in radiotelephony Hold a valid Private Pilot License Hold a Night Rating Show proof of English Language Proficiency ... [-]

FAA Commercial Pilot Training

Epic Flight Academy
Campus Full time 6 - 8 months September 2019 USA New Smyrna Beach

Epic’s Professional Pilot program is the leading part 141 approved accelerated FAA commercial pilot training course. [+]

Epic’s Professional Pilot program is the leading part 141 approved accelerated FAA commercial pilot training course.

This course is designed to take a student with zero flight training experience to the Multi Engine Commercial Pilot level in as little as 6 – 8 months. The focus of this commercial pilot training course is for the student to first receive a strong foundation in general aviation knowledge. Once proficient in the basics a strategic, full immersion program is launched for the student’s particular learning style.

The next step is for students to develop their actual flight skills and practice essential safety procedures using real-time simulation in our Frasca Tru Flite and Mentor level 5 field training devices. This combined scenario based training with computer based training allows the student the comfort of learning and making mistakes on the ground. This boosts confidence that they know and can successfully perform procedures and maneuvers before beginning actual flights in the aircraft, saving both time and money during commercial pilot training. Our Professional Pilot program mimics that of major airline training, preparing you for the airline from day one.... [-]