Aviation English and
Attain Proficiency in the English language used for radiotelephony communications and to be able to understand and communicate with air traffic controllers, and other radio users.
About the Aviation English and Communication Program
The Aviation English and Communication program is designed to help candidates attain proficiency in the English language used for radiotelephony communications and to be able to understand and communicate with air traffic controllers, and other radio users.
It is open to all candidates who would like to become more proficient in the English language used for radiotelephony but also targets candidates who do not speak English as a first language. At the end of the course, candidates will be better suited to pass the Transport Canada aviation language proficiency demonstration (ALPD) which is required for candidates to a Canadian pilot licence or Air Traffic Controller licence
Fees and Expenses
High school diploma or equivalent
Demonstrate a language
At the completion of this program students will be able to describe and demonstrate and achieve the following learning outcomes:
Develop proficiency for the English language
Establish a greater understanding of Canadian aviation phraseology
Develop operational pronunciation, structure, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and interaction skills
Eliminate inconsistencies in pilot-controller communication to increase safety
Total Program Duration: 8 hours/week total of 6 weeks.
Methods of Evaluation:
Students’ progress in the program is measured by their successful completion of the courses listed in the program outlines. A minimum of a 70% final grade is required to successfully complete each program.
Required course materials:
In-class instruction including seminars, CD production videos, interactive activities, and one-on-one guidance when necessary.
Aviation Language Proficiency Demonstration
Disclaimer: This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program