Commercial Pilot Licence Diploma (CPL)
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Flight Training is conducted at Pitt Meadows, British Columbia or Maniwaki, Quebec
About the Commercial Pilot License
The Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) program is comprehensive and trains a private pilot licence holder up to the Transport Canada CPL standards. Students will learn advanced aviation theory and flying, navigation and planning skills to commercially operate aircraft for financial compensation or reward. CPL licence holders typically endorse the license with multi-engine and instrument ratings.
The CPL program adheres closely to the minimum flight and ground school hours set by Transport Canada. It builds a student’s knowledge and skills to meet, or exceed, the Transport Canada flight and ground standard.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent diploma.
Holder of a Canadian Private Pilot License.
Pass interview of Canadian Aviation College.
Pass Transport Canada Category 1 Medical.
International students who don't meet the English language requirements can take our English as a Second Language program first
Upon completion of this course the successful student will have to demonstrated:
CPL level of ground school in General knowledge, Canadian air law, Meteorology, and Navigation.
Flying skills required to pass the TC CPL Flight Test
Ability to professionally operate an aircraft certified for a minimum flight crew of 1.
Required Course Materials
▪ Air Command Weather Manual; ▪ Human Factors for Aviation - Advanced Handbook; ▪ Ground school and Flight training workbooks with lesson plans; ▪ VNC and VTA maps; ▪ Canadian Flight Supplement; ▪ TC study and flight test guides;
Approximately 9 Months.
Classroom, Aircraft / Briefing Room / Flight Training Device (FTD)
One-on-one Instructor-Student in the aircraft / Briefing Room / and Flight Training Device (FTD);
Fees and Hours
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 surchage may be applied subject to the prevailing fuel price.