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New Zealand International Commercial Pilot Academy - Learn to Fly in New Zealand

Cat C Flight Instructor Rating (level 6)

Commercial Pilot Academy has been granted approval by NZQA under section 251 of the Education Act 1989 to provide C Category Flight Instructor Rating (Level 6).

Flight Instructor Rating
 

This is a Level 6, 65 Credit, NZQA Approved Programme of 26 weeks duration designed specifically for International Students

 

Aims

  • To provide the skills and knowledge to learners, necessary to achieve a C Category Flight Instructor rating entitling the holder to legally operate a multi-engine aeroplane in New Zealand under instrument flight rules.

 

Outcome Statement

  • Graduates will be able to exercise the C Category Flight Instructor privileges provided for by CAANZ in New Zealand

 

Content

The Training Scheme comprises the theory and flying requirements for a C Category Flight Instructor Rating.

 

Theory Training includes:

  • Flight Instructional Techniques
  • Legislation
  • Principles of Flight (aeroplane)
  • Meteorology
  • Cross country navigation techniques

 

Practical flying centres on preparation for the C Category Flight Instructor Flight Test and includes;

  • In flight exercises including pre and post flight briefings
  • Practical Flight instruction

 

Entry requirements

To be eligible for entry to this programme, applicants must;

  • Hold a current Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Be competent in spoken English to meet CAANZ requirements
  • Hold an Aviation Class 1 medical certificate
  • Meet the CAANZ 'Fit & Proper Person' status requirements

 

In addition, International applicants must:

  • Have an IELTs score of 6.0 or higher with no band score below 5.5
  • All applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance with a focus on career pathway, health, age and literacy.

 

Content

  • Training will be carried out in accordance with CAANZ Rule Part 61 and advisory Circular 61-18 and Flight Test Standards Guidelines for C Category Flight Instructor.
  • The flight Instructional techniques course is delivered by Massey University.

 

Teaching Methods

  • Theory subjects are taught in a ground school supported by written and e course materials, with practice assessments for each subject.  Supporting exercises will include assignments, case studies and observation of real air operations.
  • The flight Instructional techniques course is delivered by Massey University.
  • Flying and practical flight instruction is taught one to one as a sequence of practical flying exercises in simulators and aircraft.  Each flight includes a pre-flight briefing and post-flight de-briefing.
  • The programme is delivered at our Fielding Aerodrome site

 

Assessment Methods

  • CAANZ theory subjects are assessed via external exams conducted by ASL under CAANZ approval.
  • Flying hours are recorded and Flight Instruction competencies are certified by A or B Category Flight Instructors and flight test are conducted by a CAA approved Flight Examiner.

 

Duration

  • Total weeks of course (including holiday weeks) - 26
  • Total teaching weeks (excluding holiday weeks) - 23
  • Average self-directed study hours per week - 8.5
  • Total study hours per week (teaching + self-directed) - 28.5
  • Total study hours - 650

 

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