The flight instructor course is designed to teach the applicant the extensive knowledge and insight required to train others according to the regulatory authority requirements.
Being a flight instructor is one of the most demanding but at the same time rewarding jobs in aviation.
The course comprises of the following training segments:
1 hour pre-entry flight test
30 hours of flight instruction of which 5 hours may be flown with another FIC candidate
125 hours of tuition and directed ground school
On completion of the training, a flight test is then conducted on a single engine aircraft.
An applicant wishing to undertake the Flight Instructors Course (FIC) must hold the following:
ATPL or CPL theoretical exams
Commercial Pilots Licence or 200 hours total flight time
150 hours PIC or 100 hours PIC for holders of ATPL or CPL
30 hours single engine pilot time of which 5 hours were in the preceding 6 months
Pass a pre-entry flight test
Class 1 medical