This rating enables a Flight Instructor to teach others how to fly.
About the Instructor Rating
The Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) program trains a CPL holder to obtain the Transport Canada Class 4 Flight Instructor Rating. The Flight Instructor Rating permits the CPL holder to teach others how to fly.
Candidates who obtain their instructor rating at Canadian Aviation College (CYPK) will fly from the right seat while training with one of the industry's best class 1 instructors.
Valid Canadian Commercial Pilot Licence or ATPL, Category 1 medical
Pre-Entry Interview with the CFI
Upon completion of this course the successful student will / have demonstrate(d):
Using the TC flight instructor guide and applicable manuals
How to be a professional flight instructor
How to ask good oral questions
How to critique in flight and on the ground
How to assess a student
How to provide demonstrations of air exercises to the CPL standard.
Required Course Materials
TC flight Instructor Guide; ▪ Human Factors for Aviation - Instructor's Guide; ▪ PA28 Pilot Operating Handbook; ▪ Ground school and Flight training workbooks with lesson plans; ▪ TC Study and Flight test guides; ▪ VNC and VTA maps; ▪ Canadian Flight Supplement;
Aircraft / Briefing Room / and Flight Training Device (FTD)
Classroom, Guided discussion, One-on-one Instructor-Student in the Aircraft / Briefing Room / and Flight Training Device (FTD)
Fees and Hours
Other Fees & Textbook
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.