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- Proven track record of finishing an instructor rating in under two months
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SummaryTitle: Flight Instructor Rating
Prerequisites: Commercial Pilot Licence
Schedule: Part-Time or Full-Time
Duration: Dependent on Student Schedule
Cost: Approximately $8,500
Before commencing flight training toward the Class 4 Instructor Rating, an applicant shall hold a Commercial or Airline Transport Licence.
To be eligible for admission, applicants must:
- Hold a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent
- Hold a current, valid Category 1 Canadian Aviation Medical Certificate
- Be 18 years of age or older
Schedule and Duration
Program of Study
This component consists of 25 hours of ground training which has the candidate learning how to conduct Preparatory Ground Instruction (PGI) as well as preparing for the Transport Canada written examination. The training follows through the Flight Instructor Guide and Flight Training Manual through a typical student’s progress toward their Private or Commercial Pilot Licence. During this training, the Class 1 instructor simulates the actions of many student behaviours from nervousness to overconfidence. The Flight Instructor Rating program requires a significant amount of self-study as the candidate prepares their PGI lesson plans for upcoming sessions.
Concurrently with the ground training component, a candidate will also go through 30 hours of dual flight training. Similar to what was covered on the ground, the Class 1 instructor will simulate a Private or Commercial Pilot student as the candidate learns how to apply proper instructional techniques. By the end of the training, the candidate will be well prepared for the Transport Canada flight test as well as having a thorough understanding of the duties and requirements of a Class 4 Flight Instructor.
AccommodationsDAA has contacts with a number of short-term accommodations near the airport that Flight Instructor candidates have used in the past. The typical arrangement available is a fully-furnished private room for rent in a house with a shared kitchen and bathroom. The rooms range from $400-700 per month available on a short-term timeframe.
Apply to train with DAA
If you are interested in learning more about DAA or would like to start your training with us please contact us using one of the methods listed below:
Phone: (705) 693-3346
E-mail: Contact Us
Address: 8555 Aviation Road, Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB), Garson, Ontario P3L1V4