Theoretical Knowledge training; Classroom and computer-based; UK or NZ
Approximately 26 weeks
Foundation flight training; Single-engine piston aircraft; NZ or USA
Approximately 24 weeks
Commercial and Instrument flight training;
Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT)
Single- and multi-engine aircraft and simulator; NZ or USA, and UK
Approximately 18 weeks
If you only complete legs 1 to 4, you may secure employment as a professional pilot on smaller aircraft that only require a single pilot.
Multi-pilot flight training
Our world-renowned Airline Qualification Course (AQC) incorporating Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) certificate, advanced handling skills and an Initial Crew Resource Management (CRM) course
Approximately 3 weeks
Advanced Training begins once our dedicated Graduate Placement Team has secured your airline employment.
Aircraft type-specific training:
Simulator and aircraft training with L3 CTS Airline Partner
Approximately 8 weeks
Upon joining your airline, you will continue with further 'Line' training (carrying passengers), which will conclude with a 'final line-check' by your airline training Captain.
Line Orientated Experience (LOE) and Line Check with Airline Partner. You will also complete Safety, Emergency and Procedures training
Approximately 8 months