Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.

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One-Year Aviation Diploma - The Challenge Program

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Program Information

School:Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.
Faculty:University College of the Fraser Valley
Field of Study:Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Description:This program is tailored for individuals seeking to rapidly complete the licencing requirements necessary to secure a flying position. Air ambulance, aerial firefighting, air taxi, or corporate flying; this program offers students the ability to participate in a program intensely focused on flying. The Challenge program is also ideal for those applicants already holding a university degree or college diploma.

This program is for persons seeking to complete flight training in an structured manner. The one-year program consists of flight theory; airmanship courses; simulator and aircraft training, which includes the commercial pilot licence training; and advanced training generally including multi-engine and instrument ratings. There is an optional flight instructor rating. There are also academic courses.
URL:One-Year Aviation Diploma - The Challenge Program at Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.
Length:1 Year(s)
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 Principles of Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 

A C+ or better is required for the above prerequisites. Math 12 and Physics 12 are recommended. Applicants must have already completed 10 appropriate courses of post-secondary education with a minimum C average. Applicants must also satisfy an entrance evaluation, which includes an interview process, and an assessment of references. Must hold a current Transportation Canada Category 1 medical certification. . 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.

* 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