Diploma Program in Pilot Training

Top Course Studies in Pilot Training

Pilot Training

Achieving a diploma is a rewarding accomplishment. To earn one, you must successfully complete a course. This course will have pre-determined requirements and tests that you must pass. This document can put you ahead of other job candidates because it shows that you have taken the time to expand upon your knowledge and skills.

What is a diploma in pilot training? It is a program that typically concentrates on aviation fundamentals, multiple types of aircraft systems, aviation regulations and rules. Students will normally receive hands-on flight time while learning takeoff and landing skills as well as maneuverability and safety measures. As a student of pilot training, you will learn skills pertaining to aerodynamics, mechanics and flight engineering.

Pilot training students will gain intensive flight training from qualified instructors and should be prepared to take on the responsibilities given to pilots. With a diploma, jobs could open up all over the globe along with higher salary options.

Earning a diploma takes work, but the few months to two years it takes is worth it. The requirements and costs will vary greatly between schools. With increasing options available, you could find a program perfectly suited to your individual needs. Each school will have details about tuition rates and other requirements.

A diploma in pilot training can lead to quite a long list of employment opportunities. You might find a great job in the air transportation industry, in the educational sector or even the government. You could even freelance by opening your own tour business or private air taxi service. This diploma can give you opportunities to work for celebrities, on news crews and with skydiving services.

Today, many schools’ programs are available on campus as well as online, giving you an array of choices. Even flight schools are more adaptable to students’ needs, so it’s worth investigating. 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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Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)

Avion Pilot Training
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Maastricht Turkey Istanbul Dalaman + 4 more

Some people already know at an early age. Others develop an interest at a later stage. Flying is not merely a skill, or just another job. It is demanding, it is rewarding, and as a career, it is a lifestyle unlike any other. With the ATPL you can turn your passion into your profession. [+]

Best Course Studies in Pilot Training 2017. Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) Some people already know at an early age. Others develop an interest at a later stage. Flying is not merely a skill, or just another job. It is demanding, it is rewarding, and as a career, it is a lifestyle unlike any other. With the ATPL you can turn your passion into your profession. If you are looking for a high-quality and intensive way to obtain a license and the skills needed to operate as a co-pilot on multi-pilot, multi-engine commercial airplanes, then the Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL(A)) Training Program is the course for you. The Airline Transport Pilot License will enable you to pursue aviation as a career, become a first officer, and eventually move into the captain’s seat. If you have no previous flying experience, then this intensive ATPL Integrated program will help you move into the cockpit of a commercial airliner in the shortest time possible. Once you successfully complete the course, you will obtain an ‘ATPL Frozen’ (CPL(A)/IR/ME + ATPL theory) license. Course content: 765 hours theory training 77 hours visual flying on Cessna 150/152/172, Piper Arrow 5 hours night flying on Cessna 172 72 hours on simulator (including 32 hours MCC training) 50 hours instrument flying on single engine aero plane (C172 or Piper Arrow) 12 hours instrument flying on multi engine aero plane (Pipe Seminole or Seneca) Duration approx. 24 months Financial information: The candidates must arrange funding for the course privately. Avion Training has no funding arrangements available for this course. [-]

Diploma of Aviation AVI50315 (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter) - Australia

Airways Aviation
Campus Full time 32 weeks October 2017 Australia Gold Coast Caloundra + 1 more

Airways Aviation offers both domestic and international students a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter) as the quickest and most direct route to a career flying helicopters. [+]

Airways Aviation offers both domestic and international students a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter) as the quickest and most direct route to a career flying helicopters. This intensive course is approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and has been designed in conjunction with industry to ensure that upon completion you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to fly as a professional helicopter pilot. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have the core aeronautical skills to meet the requirements of a Commercial Pilot licence (CPL) with a Helicopter Category rating and a Helicopter Class rating. Pilots with a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Helicopter) work in a diverse range of industry sectors – from agriculture and tourism to aerial surveillance, rescue, fire fighting and passenger transport. This is an integrated training course, which includes both flight training and theory training – which means that students master the practical while engaged with the theoretical. It is designed to be completed within a 32-week period. The training and assessment is set out in 4 Modules, each with a key milestone. MODULE 1 – GENERAL FLYING PHASE & FIRST SOLO Students complete 5 weeks of integrated theory and flying, including self-study sessions and one consolidation week. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve solo flight. MODULE 2 – RECREATIONAL PILOTS LICENCE /CPL THEORY Students complete 12 weeks of theory, including one consolidation week and all required exams. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a RPL. Students will receive the knowledge required to achieve a pass in each of the seven CPL(H) theory subjects. MODULE 3 – PRIVATE PILOTS LICENCE (PPL) Students complete 5 weeks of integrated theory and flying, including self-study sessions and two consolidation weeks. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a PPL(H). There is the option of being tested to PPL level if the student so wishes. MODULE 4 – COMMERCIAL PILOTS LICENCE (CPL) Students complete a 10-week integrated theory and flight course including self-study sessions and two consolidation weeks. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a CPL(H). ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Students must be 16 years old to fly solo and 18 years old to sit the CPL flight test. Students must pass a class 1 medical with a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) before their first solo flight. It is a condition of enrolment that students meet the minimum requirement for English Language Proficiency as set out by CASA. In addition, Airways Aviation requires international students to provide a minimum score of 6.0 (IELTS) English language test results. [-]

Diploma of Aviation AVI50415 (Instrument Rating - Aeroplane) Australia

Airways Aviation
Campus Full time October 2017 Australia Gold Coast Caloundra

The Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) equips students with the skills and experience required to fly under instrument conditions for domestic and international airlines, emergency services and air ambulance. [+]

Best Course Studies in Pilot Training 2017. The Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) equips students with the skills and experience required to fly under instrument conditions for domestic and international airlines, emergency services and air ambulance. You will train with our experienced instructors to build and develop advanced-level pilot licence ratings and endorsements to enhance your career opportunities. Our Diploma of Aviation MECIR consists of two distinct components – flight training and theory training. These are taught concurrently so you will master the practical while engaged with the theoretical. Flight training You will complete a minimum of 40 hours instrument time flying which includes at least: 10 hours dual instrument in-flight 5 hours night flight including 1-hour solo circuits Theory training Diploma of Aviation MECIR theory training covers: general operational knowledge meteorology operational planning requirements ground and space-based navigation systems and infrastructure performance based navigation (PBN) reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) operations human factors ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Students must be 17 years of age and must hold a minimum of a PPL. Students wishing to enroll in the Diploma of Aviation (instrument Rating) must hold at least a valid Class 2 Medical. It is a condition of enrolment that students meet the minimum requirement for English Language Proficiency as set out by CASA. In addition, Airways Aviation requires international students to provide a minimum score of 6.0, (IELTS) English language test results. [-]

Diploma of Aviation AVI50215 (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) - Australia

Airways Aviation
Campus Full time 44 - 52 weeks December 2017 Australia Gold Coast Caloundra + 1 more

Airways Aviation offers domestic international students a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) as the quickest and most direct route to a career in aviation. This intensive course is approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and has been designed in conjunction with industry to ensure that graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to fly as a professional pilot. [+]

Airways Aviation offers domestic international students a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) as the quickest and most direct route to a career in aviation. This intensive course is approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and has been designed in conjunction with industry to ensure that graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to fly as a professional pilot. Pilots with a Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane) can work in a diverse range of industry sectors – from agriculture and tourism to aerial surveillance and passenger transport. This is an integrated training course which includes both flight and theory training. This means that students master the practical while engaged with the theoretical. The course is designed to be completed within a 44-week period for domestic students and 52 weeks for international students. The training and assessment is set out in 4 modules, each with a key milestone. MODULE 1 – FIRST SOLO Students complete 8 to 10 weeks of integrated theory and flying, including self-study sessions. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve solo flight. MODULE 2 – Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL) Students complete 4 to 6 weeks of integrated theory and flying, including self-study sessions. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a RPL. A flight test will be conducted at the end of this module. MODULE 3 – Private Pilots Licence (PPL) Students complete 8 to 10 weeks of integrated theory and flying, including self-study sessions. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a PPL(A). A flight test will be conducted at the end of this module. MODULE 4 – Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) Students complete a 24 to 26-week integrated theory and flight course including 3 self-study sessions. Students will gain the required knowledge and flight skills to achieve a CPL(A). A flight test will be conducted at the end of this module. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Students must be 17 years of age (or older) at enrolment, and must be at least 18 years old to undertake a flight test. Students wishing to enroll in the Diploma of Aviation must hold a valid Class 1 Medical. It is a condition of enrolment that students meet the minimum requirement for English Language Proficiency as set out by CASA. In addition, Airways Aviation requires international students to provide a minimum score of 6.0, (IELTS) English language test results. [-]

Dual Diploma of Aviation (CPL + MEAIR)

Airline Academy of Australia
Campus Full time Part time 65 - 92 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Brisbane + 1 more

Our most popular programme combines the Commercial Pilot Licence and Multi-Engine Instrument Rating on a single programme on one visa. [+]

Best Course Studies in Pilot Training 2017. This programme combines our Diploma of Aviation - Commercial Pilot Licence and Diploma of Aviation - Instrument Rating packaged together on one visa. The Dual Diploma comprehensively prepared graduates for seeking a career as a professional pilot. Entry Requirements Academic:Senior High School completion equivalent to Australian Year 12 preferred. Students who wish to commence training below year 12 are welcome to apply and will be considered case by case. Age:17yrs. Younger students are welcome to apply and will be considered case by case. English: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent or completion of an approved English language pathway programme. RPL:The Academy recognises all possible prior experience and training permitted by CASA. Detailed records and log book must be made available. If prior flying has not been completed at the Academy, the student will be required to undertake an assessment to determine the student’s current level of competency in relation to the proposed programme syllabus. Medical:To avoid disappointment, we recommend that applicants undergo medical testing for pilots in their home country or ideally, with an Australian CASA approved medical examiner. Please contact us for detailed advice. Academy staff can assist students with the process to address these requirements and provide advice and further information accordingly. Please visit our website www.airlineacademy.com.au for more detail. [-]

Diploma of Aviation - Commercial Pilot Licence

Airline Academy of Australia
Campus Full time Part time 52 - 70 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Brisbane + 1 more

The Academy Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) programme is considered one of the very best available. Our CPL programme establishes solid foundations and world best practice in aviator skill, safety culture and professionalism. [+]

The Academy Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) programme provides training from beginner level and takes 52 to 70 weeks. A CPL entitles the holder to fly aircraft for private or commercial purposes and carry paying passengers or freight. The course term and fee estimates are based on full time attendance though this course can be undertaken part time with the optional 200hrs flight time upgrade. Both options include general, cross country navigation, night and instrument flying and all related theory. The CPL full time programme is registered with CRICOS for student visas. The CPL programme can be taken by itself or packaged with the Diploma of Aviation - Instrument Rating. Entry Requirements Academic:Senior High School completion equivalent to Australian Year 12 preferred. Students who wish to commence training below year 12 are welcome to apply and will be considered case by case. Age:17yrs. Younger students are welcome to apply and will be considered case by case. English: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent or completion of an approved English language pathway programme. RPL:The Academy recognises all possible prior experience and training permitted by CASA. Detailed records and log book must be made available. If prior flying has not been completed at the Academy, the student will be required to undertake an assessment to determine the student’s current level of competency in relation to the proposed programme syllabus. Medical:To avoid disappointment, we recommend that applicants undergo medical testing for pilots in their home country or ideally, with an Australian CASA approved medical examiner. Please contact us for detailed advice. Academy staff can assist students with the process to address these requirements and provide advice and further information accordingly. Please visit our website www.airlineacademy.com.au for more detail. [-]

Private Pilot Licence Course

Superior Air
Campus Full time 70 - 90 days September 2017 Greece Athens United Arab Emirates Dubai + 2 more

The aim of our Private Pilot License PPL (A) course is to train you to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules either for recreational purposes or as part of a commercial training. The course consists of a minimum 45 hours of flight training. [+]

Best Course Studies in Pilot Training 2017. If you are 16 years old and you wish to acquire an Aviators License you can start right now… The aim of our Private Pilot License PPL (A) course is to train you to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules either for recreational purposes or as part of a commercial training. The course consists of a minimum 45 hours of flight training. On a full time basis the course can be completed in 70 – 90 days but it can also be done in longer time on a pay-as-you-go basis. Overview : Our PPL Program includes 45 hours of total flight time as follows : 45 hours single engine (Cessna 172) (Up to 5 hours simulator) 100 hours Ground school All ground school material as well as maps flight computers , bag etc. Aircraft manuals Cost: Our PPL Course cost is: €8.890. Not included in the above price: Cost to issue a medical certificate from an authorized AME (approximately €150) HCAA Handling cost (apprx. €300) Taxes (VAT 23% is applied to the above price if the training is not part of a commercial training). Αviation English Language Profiency Check (€210) [-]

ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot's Licence) Modular

Superior Air
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 36  September 2017 Greece Athens United Arab Emirates Dubai + 3 more

Our ATPL Modular Course is designed to offer high level training to students wishing to become professional pilots completing their training as separate modules. This course is usually preferred from people that wish to have the distance learning option in the ground training and/or do not have the time to follow the integrated program which is more demanding. No previous experience is required to start this course. [+]

Our ATPL Modular Course is designed to offer high level training to students wishing to become professional pilots completing their training as separate modules. This course is usually preferred from people that wish to have the distance learning option in the ground training and/or do not have the time to follow the integrated program which is more demanding. No previous experience is required to start this course. Using modern equipment and aircraft, Superior Air will provide training of the highest level to promote your upcoming aviation career. If the applicant is a holder of a PPL or a non JAA licence, the appropriate modular course for CPL, IR, ME, MCC, Night Qualification and ATPL Theory has to be followed. Applicants for this course have the choice between Residential and Distance Learning Theoretical Training courses. When you finish our modular course you will hold a commercial pilot’s license CPL (A), the Multi Engine Class Rating (ME), the Instrument Rating (IR) and the ATPL Theory credit. The MCC Course is also an option. That means that when you finish your training you will know everything you need and will have received all the training necessary to start your career as a pilot. In Superior Air we would like to take your training a step beyond the European Regulations. We will give our best to build Airmanship as well as a great aviator’s character and all the skills necessary for you to be a complete professional pilot. After all, it’s not just a license you will need to get a good job tomorrow. Superior Air also uses the CATS Ground school material which is the most modern and proven method of ground training for commercial pilots around the world. The Modular course can be completed between 18 to 36 months. Also, our company established a partnership with Aviation Exam for the preparation of the exams. If you choose to take one of the ATPL Theory courses you avoid attending the modular Theory of each License for the CPL Course. In conclusion the above program includes everything a pilot needs to become a the holder of a CPL(A)/IR/MEP license with ATPL Theory Credit , MCC Course and the Aviation English Language proficiency check. There is nothing else you will need after completing your training in Superior Air. Overview : Our Modular 0-ATPL Program includes 241 hours of total flight time as follows : PPL 45 Hours HOUR BUILD UP 90 Hours CPL / ME 31 Hours IR 15 Hours SEP + IR 35 Hours Simulator + 5 Hours MEP MCC 20 Hours Night Qualification 5 Hours 210 Hours single Engine (Cessna 172) 16 Hours Multi Engine (Tecnam P2006T Glass Cockpit) 20 Hours simulator (Alsim ALX Glass cockpit Jet Airplane) for the MCC Course 780 hours CATS Ground school (In-House) and Brush –up / Special Aircraft Knowledge / Airmanship and decision making seminars / Special Airline Systems operation and interview preparation. All Ground school material & books as well as maps flight computers, bag etc. Aircraft manuals All taxes 20 Hours MCC Course Ground school Aviation English Language Proficiency check Cost: 1) €47.035 with Distance learning ATPL Theory or 2) €50.035 with In House learning ATPL Theory. Not included in the above price: Cost to issue a medical certificate from an authorized AME (approximately €150) HCAA Handling cost (€300) Accommodation fees and out of base landing and accommodation fees (ex. Night Flights out of base) Aircrafts rental for the examinations Cost of MCC Course (€2.300) Prices and/or course structures may change without notice. [-]

ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot's Licence) Integrated

Superior Air
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2017 Greece Athens United Arab Emirates Dubai + 2 more

Our ATPL integrated Course is designed to offer high level training to students wishing to become professional pilots in only one year. No previous experience is required to start this course. Using state-of-the-art equipment and aircraft, Superior Air will provide training of the highest level to promote your upcoming aviation career. [+]

Best Course Studies in Pilot Training 2017. Our ATPL integrated Course is designed to offer high level training to students wishing to become professional pilots in only one year. No previous experience is required to start this course. Using state-of-the-art equipment and aircraft, Superior Air will provide training of the highest level to promote your upcoming aviation career. When you finish our ATPL integrated course you will hold a commercial pilot’s license CPL (A), the Multi Engine Class Rating (ME), the Instrument Rating (IR) and the ATPL Theory credit as well as the MCC Course. That means that when you finish your training you will know everything you need and will have received all the training necessary to start your career as a pilot. In Superior Air we would like to take your training a step beyond the European Regulations. We will give our best to build Airmanship as well as a great aviator’s character and all the skills necessary for you to be a complete professional pilot. After all, it’s not just a license you will need to get a good job tomorrow. Our highly experienced staff will teach you what the books can’t give you and this is what really makes the difference. Using modern aircraft you will fly both in an analogue and glass cockpit environment. Also highly experienced flight instructors having worked in major aviation positions will make sure you know everything that is needed by the time you finish. Superior Air also uses the CATS Groundschool material which is the most modern and proven method of ground training for commercial pilots around the world. Also, our company established a partnership with Aviation Exam for the preparation of the exams. The integrated course is the fastest way to get a commercial pilot’s license in 12 – 15 months. In conclusion the above program includes everything a pilot needs to become a the holder of a CPL(A)(IR)/MEP license with ATPL Theory Credit , MCC Course and the Aviation English Language proficiency check. There is nothing else you will need after completing your training here. Overview : Our Integrated 0-ATPL Program includes : 199 hours of total flight time as follows : 134 hours single engine (Cessna 172) 35 hours simulator for the IR 15 hours multi engine (Tecnam P2006T Glass Cockpit) 15 hours simulator (Alsim ALX Glass cockpit Jet Airplane) for the MCC Course 780 hours CATS Groundschool (In-House) and Brush –up / Special Aircraft Knowledge / Airmanship and decision making seminars / Special Airline Systems operation and interview preparation. All groundschool material as well as maps flight computers , bag etc. Aircraft manuals All taxes 20 hours MCC Course Groundschool Aviation English Language Proficiency check Cost: Superior Air is proud to offer you the lowest price in Greece as well as having the package to offer you everything you need to be ready for the aviation market. Our Integrated Course costs €48.250. Not included in the above price: Cost to issue a medical certificate from an authorized AME (€150) HCAA Handling cost (€300) Accommodation fees and out of base landing and accommodation fees (ex. Night Flights out of base). Prices and/or course structures may change without notice. [-]