- All theory examination questions are of multiple choice format, and a pass in a subject will be awarded to an applicant achieving at least 75% of the marks allocated to that subject. No negative marking applies.
- An applicant shall be deemed to have successfully completed the theoretical examinations for the PPL or ATPL course when awarded a pass in all modules within a period of 18 months commencing from the first successful examination sitting. A pass in the PPL theoretical knowledge examination will be accepted for the grant of the private pilot licence during the 24 months from the date of the theoretical exam completion. A pass in the ATPL theoretical knowledge examinations shall be accepted for the grant of a CPL and IR during the 36 months from the end of the month when all theoretical exams are completed.
- PPL students can start radio-telephony and flying training before completing all the theoretical examinations, however, before the first solo flight, the student shall obtain a pass in the following modules:
2. Air Law
3. Radio-telephony (RT) Practical
4.English Language Proficiency Assessment
- Before commencing with Navigation solo flying, a student shall obtain a pass in the remaining theoretical exams.
- The ICAO English Proficiency Assessment consists of a short oral exam to demonstrate the candidate’s ability to communicate in the English Language. To date all of our students have done well in this assessment.
- Flying, Theoretical and Radio-telephony examinations are conducted by examiners authorized by the Civil Aviation Directorate.
- Course duration is subject to students’ performance, weather and unforeseen changes in the course syllabus.
- Radio-telephony practical training and flight training are conducted on a one to one basis and slots are scheduled according to the student availability. Full flexibility is therefore assured.