Pilot Training Courses
Have you dreamt of having an office with a view above the clouds? Does the idea of travelling the world excite you? You’ve probably already considered becoming a pilot. There are plenty of job perks you probably didn’t know about. Did you know pilots often receive massive discounts for their family members’ flights?
What will you study during pilot training?
Whether you’re pursuing your Commercial Pilot License (CPL), Private Pilot License (PPL), or Instrument Rating Certification (IRC), on top of practical training you’ll cover aviation safety and management, as well as resource management. The theory of flight and the basics of aeronautical engineering will be part of your training, and you’ll learn to operate aircraft computer and navigation systems. Your critical thinking and problem solving skills will be refined to prepare you for making difficult decisions in high pressure scenarios. Once you’ve qualified and completed the requisite flying hours, you may be employed by a passenger airline. But your options don’t end there since there are huge opportunities in cargo, corporate and flight education. You could work for your domestic airline, or you might find appealing prospects with international companies. Scope for growth is positive because you can acquire superior flight ratings by passing additional written and practical exams as you gain more experience. It’s a dynamic career that doesn’t become stagnant, so you’ll continue learning to remain up-to-date with shifts in the field.
Career options and possible career trajectory
- Quick thinking
- Emotional control
- Ability to adapt quickly to operational changes
- Willingness to work in groups
Skills to learn next