Confederation College

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Aviation - Flight Management

Confederation College

Degree:Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
Field of Study:Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Length:30 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,585

This cost estimate is for the full program.

Careers:Air Pilots


Flying has been a dream of yours for years. Why not make a career of it? You can, with Confederation College’s Aviation Flight Management (2.5 years) diploma program. Your private pilot flight training begins the first week of first semester right from our hanger at Thunder Bay International Airport. You’ll also receive training on some of the most advanced simulators available, learning to react to many situations in different weather scenarios.

From your first flight to IFR, we give you all the skills you need to land your first aviation job. Plus, we provide business and management training so you get practical background knowledge to successfully work in today’ aviation industry. Our veteran flight instructors at Confederation College’s state-of-the-art Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) will give you a solid foundation for a long and successful career.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
Program Requirements (for domestic students):
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level.
  • or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment.
  • or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED).
  • or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE).
  • and Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or equivalent.

    To be considered in the final selection, applicants are required to complete:
  • a) A valid Transport Canada Category 1 Medical Certificate is required by August 21st. Please note that it can take a few months (or longer in some cases) to process, and we strongly suggest that you have your medical completed before applying to this program. Check the Transport Canada website at for an approved examiner in your area.

    Other Courses Recommended:
  • Physics Grade 11 or 12 (Strongly Recommended)

    Alternative Pathways:
  • If you do not possess the Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) course or equivalent, we recommend that you consider our Pre-Technology-Technology/Aviation program, which will provide the necessary preparation to enter a technology program.
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 08, 2022