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integrated airline transport pilot license(iatpl)Diploma program

The iATPL is designed to help you pursue your career in flying. Our intensive training program includes thorough ground and flight training objectives and simulated airline procedures and practices to prepare you for your first job in your career as a pilot.


During the two-year full-time program, you will acquire the knowledge and skill set needed to be prepared for the INRAT, SAMRA, and SARON exams. We take individuals with little to no experience, guide them through to their frozen ATPL, and set them up for success on their exams.

There are four intakes of the iATPL program each year: January, April, July, October

About our Commercial Pilot Program

About our Commercial Pilot Program


About the integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (iATPL) diploma program

The intensive training program includes thorough ground and flight training objectives and simulated airline procedures and practices to prepare you for your first job in your career as a pilot.

This is two-years program, students must finish all of the flight training and theoretical learning in the two years learning period. If student is failure on the program, the student may not qualified to receive frozen ATPL license from Transport Canada. 

This program including 930 hours of ground school (academic) trainings and 250 hours flight trainings. The actually trainings will be in Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport, Gatineau, QC, Canada.  The registered student will require to book the flight ticket to Ottawa, Canada. 

Graduating students will have acquired all the necessary licenses to become a professional pilot.


Admission Requirements

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent diploma.

  • IELTS 6.0 or ICAO Level 4 English equivalent (international students who are not from an English speaking country)

  • Pass Transport Canada Category 1 Medical.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have demonstrated: 

  • The ability to safely and effectively plan and execute Day, or Night, VFR or IFR , Multi-engine flights.

  • The knowledge and ability to pass company and Transport Canada written exams and flight tests.

  • Aviation knowledge, good judgment and decision making skills.

  • Excellent understanding of Aviation Human Factors as it pertains to this program.

  • Basic Skills of MCC.

Employment / Career

Graduates will have all the licences and ratings required to begin a career as a professional pilot in many commercial operations, including airlines.

Course Duration

The flying hours required to complete the iATPL Program is 250hrs, over a duration of 24 months.

Delivery Method

Classroom, computer-based, ground and flight instruction.

Method of Evaluation


Flight tests in conjunction with in-house and Transport Canada written exams. Students are graded on a 4 pt grading scale for all flights and a minimum of 70% grade is expected for all quizzes and tests.


Course Breakdown

  • Private Pilot License Costs
  • Night Rating
  • Commercial Pilot License Costs
  • Multi Engine Rating
  • Group 1 (Multi) Instrument Rating
  • Costs include taxes

  • This is estimated cost only. The actual cost is based on student performance

  • Costs are estimates based on Transport Canada minimum flight requirements and school program estimates

  • *This cost includes a maximum number of instructional hours as listed above. Canadian Aviation College has the right to charge the student the hourly rate for both flight and instructional time beyond this limit.

  • Fuel Surcharges may apply.


Fees & Expenses

application Fee

Domestic Student - $250.00CAD

International Student- $350.00CAD

Tuition Fee

Domestic Students- $112,339.00CAD

International Students - $112,339.00CAD

Incidental fee

including: ICAO Language test, PSTAR, Radio License, Student Pilot Permit, PPL flight & written test, PPL license fee, Night Rating fee, CPL flight & written test, CPL licence fee, Multi Rating flight test, IFR written and Flight test, FIR flight & written Test - $3800.00CAD

Textbook& Matierial


Disclaimer: This Program is partner with International Pilot Academy located in Gatineau Quebec J8R 2Z9. This program is NOT currently available for the campus located in British Columbia Successfully graduated student will receive Transport Canada ATPL Licenses.

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