This two-year Ontario College Diploma program* generally delivered over 16 months of concurrent traning is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to become a commercial pilot. Through a series of classroom-based courses and hands-on practical labs, students develop the required level of proficiency to complete the Transport Canada Commercial Pilot Licence written examination (CPAER) and practical flight test.
Algonquin College has contracted the Ottawa Flying Club and Ottawa Aviation Services to provide up to 250 hours of flight time experience. During the final term, students can select one of the following areas of specialization: flight instructor, advanced multi-IFR, or seaplane rating. Each of these options may offer students numerous opportunities for direct-entry jobs with aviation employers