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Commercial Pilot License Diploma
(including Multi-engine
and Instrument Endorsement)

Flight Training is conducted at Pitt Meadows, British Columbia or Maniwaki, Quebec

There are 4 intakes every year: January, April, July, October

Having a Commercial Pilot License with Multi-engine and Instrument endosement makes you more competitive in the labor market.

This bundled program saves students 25 dual training hours.

Graduating students will have all the training, licences, and ratings required to begin a career in commercial aviation.

Students will receive a college diploma upon successfully completing the program.


Admission Requirements

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

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

  • Pass Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Exam.

Learning Objectives

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

  • The ability to safely and effectively plan and execute VFR, Multi-engine, Instrument flights - day or night.

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

  • The knowledge and ability to use good judgement and decision making.

Employment / Career

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

Course Duration

The Career Pilot Program at Canadian Aviation College spans a period of 78 weeks during which you accrue 225 flight + FTD hours as well as 190 hours ground school and ground briefing time.

Delivery Method

Classroom based Ground School, Aircraft sessions, Briefing Room discussions and Flight Training Device (FTD) practice.

Method of Evaluation

In-house quizzes, Transport Canada written exams and flight tests. The minimum passing grade is 70% on all quizzes and tests.


Course Breakdown
(Total of 415 hours)

Fees & Expenses

application Fee

Domestic Student - CAD 250.00

International Student- CAD 350.00

Tuition Fee

CAD $82,200.00


CAD $800.00

Incidental Fees

CAD $3,400.00

  • 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.


Disclaimer: This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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