Course in Flight Instructor

Top Courses in Flight Instructor

Whether you’re interested in teaching others to fly or are simply a flying buff yourself, flight instructor courses offer a way to transition into this career or simply pursue your hobby. Taking these courses will further your piloting capabilities or give you a broader window into the world of flight.

You may be wondering, exactly what is a flight instructor course anyway? Flight instructor courses offer step-by-step, comprehensive instruction in manning different types of aircraft, most notably single-engine planes. Typical courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on flying time. Minimum requirements for flying times vary by country and institution. Flight instructor courses are offered by accredited schools all over the world and start at various times of the year. Courses are time-based rather than semester-based because of the sequential nature of aviation instruction.

Individuals choose to take flight instructor courses for a variety of reasons, although primarily to gain their instructor’s license. The courses offer thorough training in aviation practices and aeronautics.

The costs associated with flight instructor courses vary considerably. Primary considerations include the location of the school or academy, the amount of flying time required, and fuel costs.

Individuals who take flight instructor courses, and particularly those who complete a flight instructor program, benefit from a highly specialized field that virtually ensures a job is waiting for them at the end of their training. Indeed, the rate of employability of flight instructors is in the 90th percentile or higher, which is good news in this economy. Added advantages of taking these courses include increased knowledge of aviation history, design, and performance.

There are many opportunities to take flight instructor courses in the United States and around the world. There are also numerous online course options offered that are both lecture- and flight-simulation based. To get started with a flight instructor course, 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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Career Direct Program

San Diego Flight Training International
Campus Full time 29 weeks Open Enrollment USA San Diego

While you can always train one-on-one with our pool of staff instructors, you might enjoy the advantages of the SDFTI Airline Direct Academy Career Direct Program which offers a complete primary aviation education in approximately just 29 weeks. [+]

While you can always train one-on-one with our pool of staff instructors, you might enjoy the advantages of the SDFTI Airline Direct Academy Career Direct Program which offers a complete primary aviation education in approximately just 29 weeks.

Classes are forming now. Class sizes are limited to 10 students.

With the Career Direct Program you can earn a Private Pilot Certificate (License), Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Certificate, and Multiengine Rating in approximately 29 weeks. This course includes the following hours of instruction:

Directed Ground Study [ 112 Hours] Pre/Post Flight - Ground Instruction [ 90 Hours ] Knowledge Test Preparation Ground Instruction [ 48 Hours ] Dual Cessna 172 Flight Time [ 77.5 Hours ] Dual Piper Arrow Flight Time [10 Hours] Dual Twin Engine Flight Time [15 Hours] Solo Cessna 172 Flight Time [ 80 Hours ] Solo Piper Arrow Flight Time [ 5 Hours ] Dual Advanced Flight Training Device (Simulator) [ 22.5 Hours ] Private, Instrument, G1000, and Commercial Pilot Training Kits Private, Instrument and Commercial Knowledge Test Examinations Private, Instrument, Commercial and Multiengine Practical Examinations Total Ground Instruction: 250 Hours ... [-]

Flight Radiotelephony Operator's License (FRTOL) - Helicopter

Balearic Helicopters
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Spain Palma

The Flight Radiotelephony Operator's License (FRTOL) authorizes you to operate an Aircraft Radio Station in a UK registered aircraft. The license can be held as a standalone license, but is normally held in conjunction with another Flight Crew license, such as an EASA PPL. [+]

REQUIRED REGARDLESS OF AIRCRAFT TYPE, BE IT HELICOPTER OR AIRCRAFT.

The Flight Radiotelephony Operator's License (FRTOL) authorizes you to operate an Aircraft Radio Station in a UK registered aircraft.

CAA FTROL Radiotelephony Course

The Flight Radiotelephony Operator's License (FRTOL) authorizes you to operate an Aircraft Radio Station in a UK registered aircraft.

The license can be held as a standalone license, but is normally held in conjunction with another Flight Crew license, such as an EASA PPL.

The license is required regardless of aircraft type, be it helicopter or aircraft.

To be eligible for the Radiotelephony License you must meet the following requirements:... [-]


Flight Instructor Courses - Helicopter

Eurotech Flight School
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Caiolo

The Flight Instructor Course will lead you to a Qualification Which Entitles to train students for the ppl and for type rating on aircraft single engine. [+]

Privileges

The Flight Instructor Course will lead you to a Qualification which entitles to train students for the Ppl and for Type Rating on Aircraft Single Engine. The Flight Instructor can train Cpl Student Pilots after having flown 200 training hours and can also instruct trainee instructors after they have flown 500 training hours.

Instrumental Rating Instructor can train for the Ifr Part of Modular Courses, Integrated Courses and for Extension on a Multi-Engine Helicopter if he/she holds the tri requisites.

Type Rating Instructor can train for Type Rating Courses on Me Helicopters.

Pre-requisites

For Flight Instructors Candidates: Cpl holders must have 250 helicopter flight hours, of which 100 hours as Pic; Ppl holders must have 200 helicopter flight hours as pic and also must have passed the Cpl or Atpl Theory Exam.... [-]


Instructor’s Course

Mideast Aviation Academy
Campus Full time 2 - 4 months September 2019 Jordan Amman

Having converted to the new JCARC regulations, Mideast's Flight Training Department has been vigilant in making sure that all training syllabi meet the highest practical and academic standards in aviation and are taught by highly qualified instructors. Mideast is dedicated to filling the skies with the most qualified, knowledgeable and safety oriented pilots in the world. [+]

IRI :

Pre-Entry Requirements

Shall be at least 18 years of age. Hold CPL/IR or FI rating. Medically fit in accordance with JCAR 67 Annex 1.355(b).

Duration:

2 Months

Theoretical Hours:

62 Hrs

Flying Hours:

22:00

(Duel 12:0, SIM 10:0)

Flight Instructor:

Pre-Entry Requirements

Shall be at least 18 years of age. Hold Pilot License. Shall be medically fit in accordance with FCL 1.355(b). Shall have at least CPL or completed 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours as PIC if holding PPL. Met the knowledge requirements for CPL as set out in Appendix I to FCL 1.470.

Duration:

4 Months

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Flight Instructor Courses FI(A) – CRI(A) – IRI(A)

EUROPEAN AVIATION SCHOOL OF BARCELONA
Campus Full time September 2019 Spain Barcelona

At EAS Barcelona we carry out all the instructor courses, from the basic training instructor (FI) to the multi-engine instructor (CRI) or instrument flight instructor (IRI). We also conduct seminars for the renewal of instructor ratings. [+]

Flight Instructor Courses FI(A) – CRI(A) – IRI(A)

In many cases, before entry into an airline companies, pilots can access new instructor positions at ATO´s authorized by EASA. As instructors they increase the number of flight hours quickly and allow the application in an airline faster.

At EAS Barcelona we carry out all the instructor courses, from the basic training instructor (FI) to the multi-engine instructor (CRI) or instrument flight instructor (IRI). We also conduct seminars for the renewal of instructor ratings.

The courses are designed to be done in a short time with what is provided the students come from abroad not having to travel a long time.

Instructor courses are as follows:... [-]


PPL - Private Pilot License

Skies Airline Training
Campus 4 - 5 months September 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The entry-level flight certification is the private pilot license (PPL). As a holder of a PPL license, you can fly small, single-engine aircraft privately. [+]

The entry-level flight certification is the private pilot license (PPL). As a holder of a PPL license, you can fly small, single-engine aircraft privately.

Skies Airline Training's PPL program takes you from zero experience to a holder of a Private Pilot License in less than 4 months.

Course Content 100 hours of theoretical training 52 hours of flight training Ground school materials Flight instructor fees Aircraft manuals Aviation English Language Proficiency check Medical examination First attempt CAA examination fees Examiner fees and all applicable taxes Duration

Total course duration: 4-5 months... [-]


Flight Instructor FI (Flight Instructor) Course

Coptering
Campus Full time 13 weeks September 2019 Spain Sabadell

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor). [+]

Course Description

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor).

Prerequisites

An applicant for a certificate of FI (H) shall be at least 18 years of age and shall:

Have received at least 10 hours of instrument flight instruction on the appropriate aircraft category; Have completed 20 hours of VFR cross-country flight on the appropriate aircraft category as PIC;

You must also have completed 250 hours total flight time as a pilot on helicopters of which:

at least 100 hours as pilot in command, if the applicant holds at least a CPL (H) or at least 200 hours as PIC, if the applicant holds at least a PPL (H) and meets the requirements for CPL theory knowledge; Course Duration ... [-]

Flight Instructor Course

Royal Jordanian Air Academy
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2019 Jordan Amman

The Objective of Training For Flight Instructor (Airplane) is to Train Pilot-Candidate to The Level of Proficiency Necessary to Give Flight Training For PPL (A) and CPL (A). [+]

Flight Instructor Course Course Objective

The Objective of Training For Flight Instructor (Airplane) is to Train Pilot-Candidate to The Level of Proficiency Necessary to Give Flight Training For PPL (A) and CPL (A).

The FI (A) Course Should Give Particular Stress To The Role Of The Individual in Relation to the Importance of Human Factors in the Man-Machine and Theoretical Knowledge Environment Interaction,

Special Attention Should be Paid to the Applicant's Maturity and Judgment Including an Understanding of adults, Their Behavioral Attitudes and Variable Levels of Education.

Prerequisite/ Pre entry At Least a CPL (A) ;or PPL(A) Who Completed At Least 200 Hours of Flight Time Which 150 Hours as Pilot -in- Command ; Met The Knowledge Requirements For a CPL (A). Total Course Duration ... [-]

H145 Initial Type Rating SP VFR/IFR (EASA)

Coptersafety Oy
Campus Full time 16 days August 2019 Finland Vantaa

Coptersafety Initial Type Rating Course follows EASA FCL regulations. Coptersafety guarantees the confirmed timetable of the theory and simulator part of the course, however real aircraft part has a weather provision. [+]

H145 Initial Type Rating SP VFR/IFR (EASA)

Coptersafety Initial Type Rating Course follows EASA FCL regulations.

PREREQUISITES

Applicant must fulfill the prerequisites to be able to participate the course

At least 70h as pilot-in-command of helicopters A valid ATPL(H), or CPL(H) and theoretical knowledge credit for ATPL(H) OVERALL SCHEDULE OF INITIAL TYPE RATING

Total duration: ca. 16 days

Technical Ground Course: 63h Simulator Training: 7h Flight Training (Aircraft): 4h Skilltest (EASA)(simulator): 1h TERMS AND CONDITIONS Coptersafety guarantees the confirmed timetable of the theory and simulator part of the course, however real aircraft part has a weather provision Theory and simulator part of the training conducted at Coptersafety training facility, next to Helsinki Airport, Finland Real aircraft training at JadeWieser Airport, Sande-Mariensiel, Germany Training contract to be signed before confirming the course. Payment due before the training [-]

Flight Instructor Training Course (FI)

Horizon International Flight Academy
Campus Full time 14 weeks September 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The aim of the Flight Instructor Course is to provide the candidate with the ability to instruct a student to the level required for the issue of a license. [+]

Aim of the Course

The aim of the Flight Instructor Course is to provide the candidate with the ability to instruct a student to the level required for the issue of a license.

Syllabus of the Course Theoretical Knowledge : 125 hours Flying Training : 31.5 hours Duration of the Course : 14 weeks Structure of the Course

The FI (H) course is a full time training program, the student instructors practice the planning of Class room lesson periods and develop their ability to give short and long briefings. During this phase the student instructor will be taught to demonstrate and to evaluate all of the exercises from the right hand seat.

Entry Requirements A valid UAE GCAA CPL or ATPL A valid UAE GCAA Class 1 Medical Proficiency in English is expected - ICAO Level 3 before commencing the course and ICAO Level 4 at license issue Have completed at least 250 hours of helicopter flight time of which: at least 100 hours shall be as pilot in-command if holding an ATPL(H) or a CPL(H) or at least 200 hours as pilot-in command of helicopters, if holding a PPL(H) [-]

FAA FLIGHT TRAINING FOR CPL - COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE

Flying Academy, International Flight Training Center
Campus Full time 2 months September 2019 Czech Republic Prague Brno USA South Miami Heights + 3 more

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

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

Course entry requirements: Minimum age of 18 years Second class medical certificate At least PPL(A) (Private Pilot License) holder with 250 hours total flight time out of which 100 as Pilot in Command. English language skills Privileges: Exercise all the privileges of the holder of a PPL(A); Act as co-pilot (First Officer) in commercial air transportation Act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any airplane (CPL(A)) engaged in operations other than commercial air transportation. Act as pilot-in-command in commercial air transportation of any single-pilot airplane Ground training: ... [-]

Instructors Rating Course

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

If you currently hold a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and are wondering how to boost your employability in aviation, you can either do a Multi-Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR) or a Flight Instructor Rating (FIR). [+]

Need to build hours? Become an instructor!

What is an Instructors Rating Licence?

If you currently hold a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and are wondering how to boost your employability in aviation, you can either do a Multi-Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR) or a Flight Instructor Rating (FIR).

The Flight Instructor Rating is a genuine career starter. With it, you can start with Grade 3, and work your way up to Grade 1 or even Chief Flying Instructor. Then, as an instructor, you can build your flying hours, which will make you more attractive to the airlines. This is just the tip of the iceberg so we wanted to share our top 5 ways a Flight Instructor Rating can benefit your pilot career.... [-]


Flight Instructor (FI) Course

Barcelona Flight School
Campus Full time 9 weeks September 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Flight Instructor (FI) Course is the first and easier way to add flight experience to your logbook before applying to an Airline. After having completed the required training, the Flight Instructor Rating will allow you to act as a Flight Instructor, teaching Groundschool and providing Flight training to other students. Taking a job of Flight Instructor at a Flight School is one of the best ways possible to... [+]

The Flight Instructor (FI) Course is the first and easier way to add flight experience to your logbook before applying to an Airline.

After having completed the required training, the Flight Instructor Rating will allow you to act as a Flight Instructor, teaching Groundschool and providing Flight training to other students.

Taking a job of Flight Instructor at a Flight School is one of the best ways possible to build hours while training other pilots, and consolidate your flying skills in an entry job into aviation that will, at the same time, allow you to stay connected to the Airline Pilot job market.

Barcelona Flight School is an authorized centre by the Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea under EASA Part-FCL with the ATO number E-ATO-037 to provide flight training, with over 60 years of experience.... [-]


Training Managers Course (TMC)

Queen Noor Civil Aviation Technical College
Campus Full time 1 week July 2019 Jordan Amman

The ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Training Managers Course (TMC) addresses the operational aspects of managing an aviation training organization that meets the required standards of operation, training delivery, and quality management. It will enable the participants to apply the ICAO training organization assessment guidelines in order to prepare their training organization to meet and maintain operational and quality standards for ICAO recognition. [+]

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to manage their operational teams to: Identify requirements for the establishment of an aviation Training Organization; Evaluate the level of compliance of a training centre with ICAO provisions Develop an action plan to ensure compliance of a Training Organization with relevant international requirements.

Target Population:

Those who are responsible for establishing, managing, or operating an aviation training organization, including current and future Training: Directors; Managers; Heads of departments; Operations managers.

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Flight Instructor Course (FI)

Martinair Flight Academy
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 12 months September 2019 Netherlands Lelystad + 1 more

The training for flight instructor (Flight Instructor = FI) as well as the training for instrument flying instructor (Instrument Rating Instructor = IRI and Multi Engine Instructor = MEI) are specialised trainings. [+]

The training for flight instructor (Flight Instructor = FI) as well as the training for instrument flying instructor (Instrument Rating Instructor = IRI and Multi-Engine Instructor = MEI) are specialised trainings.

FI – Flight Instructor The training for flight instructor (basic training) has already been part of the Martinair Flight Academy for many years. The requirements for starting the training are a valid CPL with SEP class rating (EASA License). A minimal of 5 hours has to be flown in the last 6 months preceding the start of the course and an entrance test has to be passed. This test is mandatory.

The essentials in the theoretical part of the training for flight instructor are especially teaching student pilots about aerodynamics and aviation law and learning how to give classical briefings.... [-]