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A Course in Pilot Training is for those candidates seeking a career in aviation. The course is divided into two parts: ground training and flight training. People who are successfully licensed through training may go on to pursue employment with an airline or to seek a higher diploma in Aviation Science.

A person interested in becoming a pilot may want to know, what is a Course in Pilot Training? This field of study is taught all over the world to goals set by international standards. The course itself may take several months to complete. Ground School covers modern aviation theory. Students familiarize themselves with different types of aircraft and multi-engine flight technique. After Ground School, candidates for licensing attend Flight School, wherein they participate hands-on about the science and practice of flight. Students come to understand Standard Operating Procedures and airline philosophy.

The benefits of the course include an in-depth knowledge of contemporary aviation, a Frozen ATLP License (for theory), a CPL License with IR, SE and ME ratings, and the qualifications to move onto a more advanced degree in Aviation Science. The course allows a new pilot entry into the aviation industry.

Pilot Training Courses are offered all over the world. Fees vary from school to school. It is best to contact an admissions office directly for accurate information regarding the costs of taking the course.

Aviation continues to be a growing industry. A number of careers are open to licensed pilots. A course may be a giant step toward employment with a large commercial airline. Sizable and successful corporations often employ pilots to fly their planes for business trips. Charter plane services need pilots to fly private citizens to island resorts and beyond. Remote mail service and delivery is another opportunity for a licensed pilot.

Find your course today and take to the skies. 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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109 Results in Pilot Training

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
San Diego Flight Training International

The Private Pilot Certification Course will be the student's first introduction to modern aviation. Applicant will receive a minimum of 35 hours of flight training and 70 ... [+]

The Private Pilot Certification Course will be the student's first introduction to modern aviation.

Applicant will receive a minimum of 35 hours of flight training and 70 hours of ground and/or classroom instruction.

Ground school training includes aerodynamics and the principals of flight; aircraft systems; meteorology and weather data services; airspace; air traffic control; radio communications; Federal Aviation Regulations; aero medical factors; aeronautical charts and associated publications; aircraft performance and limitations; basic and radio navigation; night flying procedures; flight planning; flight maneuvers; and ground operations.

Flight training syllabus includes preflight procedures; airport operations; takeoffs and landings; performance maneuvers; ground reference maneuvers; navigation and cross-country operations; basic instrument maneuvers; stalls; emergency operations; night operations; and post-flight briefing.... [-]

USA San Diego
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 12 weeks
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 ... [+]

Best Courses in Pilot Training 2019/2020. 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
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

This programme is designed to meet the requirements for a flight crew position with European Airline and to work as a pilot on American registered aircraft. ... [+]

This programme is designed to meet the requirements for a flight crew position with European Airline and to work as a pilot on American registered aircraft.

Upon graduation, you will be qualified with at least:

EASA CPL commercial pilot’s license and Instrument Rating

EASA ATPL theory

EASA MCC Airbus A320 (Multi Crew Cooperation) course

FCL 1.055 English Proficiency test

FAA commercial and instrument rating qualifications.

The program can be completed in 18 months. It offers flexibility during training by allowing students who already hold an EASA PPL to join the program and receive a discount.

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Andorra Andorra la Vella
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Full-time
18 months
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
Olympus Aviation Academy

Olympus Aviation Academy has developed a thoroughly integrated pilot training program to bring the students up to the proficiency so that they operate as co-pilots on sin ... [+]

INTEGRATED ‘’OLYMPUS’’ zero – TO ATPL frozen

Olympus Aviation Academy has developed a thoroughly integrated pilot training program to bring the students up to the proficiency so that they operate as co-pilots on single and/or multi-engine airliners in commercial air transport and continue their career in aviation.

The integrated training course is a full-time course from zero hour experience through to obtaining a frozen EASA ATPL (fATPL) including English Language Proficiency (ICAO) and MCC certificate.

When you choose to enroll for an integrated course you’ve decided to become a professional pilot attending a full-time course, including day-to-day ground and flight training.... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
Open Enrollment
Full-time
12 - 14 months
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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
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
Laurentide Aviation

Learning to fly is one of life’s most rewarding adventures. Whether you are considering learning to fly for recreation, or to pursue a career in aviation, you are about t ... [+]

Learn to Fly

Learning to fly is one of life’s most rewarding adventures. Whether you are considering learning to fly for recreation, or to pursue a career in aviation, you are about to embark on one of the most exciting & enjoyable experiences of your life.

A Recreational Pilot Permit allows you to fly a single engine aircraft and to bring a passenger with you, in daylight hours. This is the quickest and least expensive way to get you flying. You can use the Recreational permit to fly for business or pleasure, on short flights or long, any day anywhere in the country. Your Recreational Pilot Permit experience helps you build time towards the Private Pilot License.

Once you have your Private License with Night Rating, take your friends on a tour of the city at night for an exhilarating experience. The air is calm at night and the view is fantastic! The Night Rating increases your flexibility, letting you continue your flight after dark, so you need not be grounded when the sun goes down.... [-]

Canada Saint-Féréol
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Campus
Flybyschool: Excellence in Flight Training

Airline Focused training from day 1. ... [+]

Key Characteristics: EASA license Small Class Sizes Airline Focused training from day 1 Integrated Ground and Flight Training Airline Fundamentals Training taught by highly experienced pilots All training completed in Spain Upset Recovery Training taught in aircraft and Jet Simulators Competency Based MCC Training delivered on FNTP II B737 Simulators Course Structure:

ATPL Ground School: Months 1 - 8

Ground School is delivered by experienced pilots and/or subject experts on a 5 days a week, 5 hours per day. All training will be conducted in English.

After the completion of the each module (4 months each), official exams at the Spanish Civil Aviation authority will be taken.

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Spain León
Open Enrollment
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Kenya School of Flying

This course takes four to six months. ... [+]

This course takes four to six months, and involves:

45 flying hours and revision General flight test Ground school instruction course Morse code tutorial

Students will be assessed by a KCAA GFT examiner.

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.

Fee Structure

Phase 1: PPL (Approx. 4 - 6 Months) Minimum Charges

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Kenya Nairobi
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Full-time
4 - 6 months
Campus
AIS Flight Academy

The training to become a commercial pilot is a fulltime study and is completed in approximately 22 months. ... [+]

The training to become a commercial pilot is a fulltime study and is completed in approximately 22 months. After successfully completing the training, one will obtain a Frozen ATPL license. This license enables the student to apply for a position as first officer at any airline worldwide. The total training consists of the following phases:

Theoretical training Practical training Multi Crew Coordination (MCC) Course Type rating B737 or BAe Jetstream 32

The training is divided into a theoretical and practical phase. The theoretical training is completed in 8 months and the practical is completed in 14 months. Once you complete the theoretical phase with sufficient result you will receive an offer of employment and carry on with your practical training and become a first officer for AIS Airlines (When you decide to take the Cadet Scheme pathway).... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
September 2019
Full-time
22 months
Campus
Avel Flight School

The Private Pilot License allows you to be Pilot In Command of an aircraft for any non-commercial purpose. This is also the first step towards getting your Commercial Pil ... [+]

The Private Pilot License allows you to be Pilot In Command of an aircraft for any non commercial purpose. This is also the first step towards getting your Commercial Pilot License and later an airline job. Among the many privilages of the Private Pilot License, you are also allowed to operate charity flights subject to certain restrictions, and may participate in similar activities, such as Angel Flight, Civil Air Patrol and many others.

Minimum requirements to obtain a Private Pilot License Be at least 17 years of age Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language fluently. Obtain at least a third 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 61.109. Pass an oral test and flight test administered by an FAA inspector or designated examiner ... [-]
USA West Chicago India Chennai
September 2019
Full-time
6 - 8 weeks
Campus