Flight Instructor Rating
The Flight Instructor Rating is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
FIR – The student becomes the teacher!
A flight instructor gets to share their passion for flying by teaching others how to fly.
A Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) – Aeroplane, allows you to:
Instruct students while employed and supervised at a Flight Training Unit
Valid CPL or ATPL
Valid Category 1 Medical Certificate
Completed Private Career College Admission Application
To achieve your Flight Instructor Rating (Class 4) you must have:
completed 30 hours dual instruction, including five hours in the teaching of instrument flying skills
successfully completed a flight test to the standard outlined in the Flight Test Standard – Instructor Rating (TP 5537E)
completed 25 hours of ground school including mandatory subject areas.
obtained a minimum of 70% on the written examination (AIRAF).