Program Description

Program Description

Duration: 2 Years                                                                             Start Date: September

This program prepares you to enter into the field of Aviation. This program is to receive your Commercial Pilot Licence. Prior to the start of the Aviation Diploma, you have to have a completed Private Pilot Licence.

After the first year of this program, you will have gained the necessary knowledge to write the Transport Canada Commercial Pilot Licence written exam, CPAER.

By the end of the second year, you will have completed the necessary flying hours to do the Transport Canada flight test to receive your Commercial Pilot Licence by completing the Multi-Engine and Multi-Engine Instrument Ratings.

These courses are transferrable to The University of the Fraser Valley for credit

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

  1. A minimum grade of a C+ in English 12, Math 12, and Physics 11.
  2. Applicants will have to have a valid Canadian Private Pilot Licence. This should be clickable and redirect them to the PPL page
  3. Current Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certificate.
  4. Applicants will also have to complete an interview and a reference check.
  5. Students whose primary language is not English will need to complete a language assessment during the application process. If an applicant is not successful, they will have to take Coastal Pacific’s Aviation Communication course prior to the start of flight training.

Career Expectations

Career Expectations

 

Upon completion of the program, you will have approximately 200 hours flight time logged. With that experience you could gain employment for corporate or charter airlines, as a flight instructor, medevac pilot or airline courier. Once you have gained more hours, you will be able to work for major airlines as captain or first officer.