Admissions Policy

Coastal Pacific Aviation desires to provide professional flight training to any individual, by way of structured comprehensive programs.

Each applicant should be acquainted with the course prerequisites as outlined in the application materials. For some programs, an interview and an assessment of references are also employed in the evaluation process. Program admission requirements may not be waived by the student or the institution.

Prior to being accepted into a program, an applicant must hold a valid Transport Canada Medical Certificate. To be admitted into a program other than the Private Pilot Licence, an applicant must have a minimum C+ in English 12, Math 12, and Physics 11. For entrance into the Private Pilot Licence Program, an applicant must be over the age of 14; however, they cannot complete the PPL until they are 17. An applicant entering into the Commercial Pilot Licence Program or any other ratings must be 17 years of age; the applicant cannot complete the CPL until the age of 18.

Coastal Pacific Aviation reserves the right to grant or deny admission to any applicant on the basis of the prerequisite criteria. All prerequisites must be completed one week prior to the UFV registration deadline. Coastal Pacific Aviation reserves the right to refuse admission even when the stated requirements for entrance have been satisfied. Limitation of facilities, personnel, or other considerations may also place restrictions on admission to Coastal Pacific Aviation and/or specific programs.

Tuition and Fee Refund Policy

1. A student may be entitled to a refund of tuition fees in the event that:

  a. The student provides written notice to Coastal Pacific Aviation that he or she is withdrawing from the program; or

  b. Coastal Pacific Aviation provides written notice to the student advising that the student has been dismissed or suspended from the program.

2. The written notice of withdrawal or dismissal may be delivered in any manner provided that a receipt or other verification is available that indicates the date on which the notice is delivered.

3. The notice of withdrawal or dismissal is deemed to be effective from the date it is delivered.

4. The refund to which a student is entitled is calculated on the total tuition fees due under the contract. Where total tuition fees have not yet been collected, Coastal Pacific Aviation is not responsible for refunding more than has been collected to date and a student may be required to make up for monies due under the contract.

5. If Coastal Pacific has received fees in excess of the amount it is entitled to, the excess amount will be refunded.

6. Refunds before the program of study begins:

  a. If written notice of withdrawal is received by Coastal Pacific Aviation within 7 days after the contract is made, and before the commencement of the period of instruction specified in the contract, Coastal Pacific Aviation will retain 5% of the total tuition and fees due under the contract to a maximum of $250.

  b. If written notice of withdrawal is received by Coastal Pacific Aviation 30 days or more before the commencement of the period of instruction specified in the contract and more than 7 days after the contract was made, Coastal Pacific Aviation will retain 10% of total tuition only due under the contract to a maximum of $1000.

  c. Subject to Section 1.2.2(g), if written notice of withdrawal is received by Coastal Pacific Aviation less than 30 days before the commencement of the period of instruction specified in the contract, and more than 7 days after the contract was made, Coastal Pacific Aviation will retain 20% of the total tuition only, due under the contract to a maximum of $1300.

7. Refunds after the program of study starts:

  a. If written notice of withdrawal is received by Coastal Pacific Aviation or the student is dismissed up to and including 10% of the period of instruction specified in the contract has elapsed, Coastal Pacific Aviation will retain 30% of the tuition due under the contract.

  b. If written notice of withdrawal is received by Coastal Pacific Aviation, or the student is dismissed where more than 10% and up to and including 30% of the period of instruction specified in the contract has elapsed, Coastal Pacific Aviation will retain 50% of the tuition due under the contract.

  c. If a student withdraws or is dismissed where more than 30% of the period of instruction specified in the contract has elapsed, no refund of tuition fees will be given.

8. Refunds will not be less than those specified in the Bylaws of PTIB.