Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.

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Two-Year Aviation Diploma

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Program Information

School:Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.
Faculty:University College of the Fraser Valley
Field of Study:Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Description:The Excel program offers graduates the technical skills required by today's airline employers combined with a college diploma. This program strikes a balance between the full bachelor's program and the One-Year Challenge program; ideal for students with no prior university education. Excel program participants are exposed to many of the core courses required in the degree programs, providing a solid foundation in both flying skills and business theory.

The two-year program consists of flight theory; airmanship courses; simulator and aircraft training, which includes the commercial pilot licence training; advanced training generally including multi-engine and instrument ratings; and an optional flight instructor rating.
URL:Two-Year Aviation Diploma at Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $36,306
National: $36,306
Careers:Air Pilots

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a BC secondary school diploma or equivalent. A C+ or better is required in the above prerequisites. Math 12 and Physics 12 are recommended. Applicants must also satisfy an entrance evaluation, which includes an interview process, a qualifying exam, and an assessment of references. Must complete private pilot flight test 6 months prior to entrance or one year prior to entrance with atleast 10 hours of flying time within the previous 6 months. Students who don't meet this requirement must complete a flight evaluation with Coastal Pacific Aviation or designate. Must also have completed private pilot written exam within 12 months before the start date or achieve a minimum grade of 60% in the entrance exam. Mus also hold a Transport Canada Category 1 medical certificate.

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* 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 15, 2014