Career Pilot program


From Ab Initio training to PPL, CPL, ME, IR and Instructor Rating, students graduate ready to work as professional flight instructors.

Applications for the CPP Program are openning for September 2020 intake.



  • High School graduate, or equivalent

  • Able to obtain ICAO Level 4

  • Category 1 Medical

  • 18 years old (by the time the student has completed the required Flight hours and is applying for a CPL)

  • Successfully Pass a Company Interview

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.

  • The knowledge and ability using good judgment and decision making.

  • Flight Time and management skills building up as a flight instructor

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

  • ATPL exams preparation, and should pass the ATPL exams.

Employment / Career

Graduates will have all the licenses 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 Career Pilot Program at Canadian Aviation College is 235, spanning a period of 60 weeks.

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

Fees & Expenses


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


72 - 18300 Ford Road,

Pitt Meadows - BC

V3Y 0C6


Administrative Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Main Administrative Phone (Monday - Friday):

+1 604.299.7777