International iATPL Program

Our Transport Canada-approved international Integrated Airline Transport License (iATPL) Program, trains pilots in the skills and proficiency necessary to allow them to operate as co-pilot on multi-crew, multi-engine airplanes in commercial air transportation.

Through the program, students obtain:

  • Private Pilot Licence;
  • Night Rating;
  • Commercial Pilot Licence;
  • Multi-Engine Class Rating;
  • Group 1 Instrument Rating;
  • Virtual King Air Type Rating; and
  • “Frozen” ATPL exams – Completion of the Airline Transport Pilot Licence examinations

Training you to the mindset of airline First Officers and Captains

The program helps trainees prepare for all stages of their careers, from exemplary First Officers to excellent Captains. Candidates learn to internalize routine procedures, giving them the ability to devote attention to operating effectively and safely in adverse conditions, and under the stress induced by demanding workloads. The curriculum emphasizes the qualities, skills and knowledge that the aviation industry has indicated it requires, including:

  • Safety management and risk assessment techniques;
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM) and multi crew techniques;
  • Use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Decision-making techniques; and
  • Leadership and Communication skills.

Program Pre-Requisites and Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • No flight experience required!
  • Category 1 medical certificate – exam administered by a recognized aviation medical doctor
  • Minimum of ICAO Proficiency Level 4 English

The Integrated ATPL program is a full time 18-month program, with 250 hours of flight training (aircraft and simulator) and over 760 hours of ground school. It is fully approved by Transport Canada. All program requirements will be scheduled into the first 16 months. The remaining 2 months leave room for meeting completion requirements that may have been delayed by extenuating personal circumstances of trainees, or weather or other conditions out of the control of OAS.

On graduation from our iATPL program, you can go on and complete our Enriched Flight Instructor Rating course.

Learn more about our Enriched Flight Instructor Rating CourseBy becoming a flight instructor, pilots can earn additional Pilot in Command time and gain valuable Canadian aviation experience.

Our International students who want to obtain an EASA licence can easily convert our Canadian licences.