Programme Type
Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)

CAE’s Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) programmes take students with little or no previous flying experience to a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) level with a 'frozen ATPL' and Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) in approximately 18 months and have been designed in conjunction with leading airlines.

Course Outline

Phase 1: Theoretical Knowledge Training

  • Learn everything about ATPL related theory in 14 subjects
  • Classroom and computer-based training (CBT)
  • Approximately 750 hours or 7-8 months
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium

Phase 2: Foundation Flight Training  

  • Learn how to fly solo in a single-engine piston aircraft
  • Aircraft and simulator training
  • Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT)
  • Approximately 145 hours or 5-6 months
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Perform your Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Skill Test

Phase 3: Advanced Flight Training

  • Learn how to fly using instruments on a multi-engine piston aircraft
  • Aircraft and simulator training
  • Approximately 52 hours or 3-4 months
  • Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Phase 4: Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) / Jet Orientation Course (JOC) 

  • Learn how to fly as a member of a professional airline cockpit crew
  • Classroom and Flight Simulator Training on Boeing 737 full-flight simulator
  • Approximately 5 weeks
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Obtain your Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) / Jet Orientation Course (JOC) certificate
Investment & Funding
Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License – Brussels € 104.500

What’s included?

  • Return flights to Brussels, Belgium from Phoenix, USA and Oxford, UK
  • Accommodation and daily transport in Phoenix, USA
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)
  • Uniform, flight bag, headset loan
  • Access to learning management system and ATPL books 
  • M1 Visa 
  • USA (FAA) medical

What’s not included?

  • Accommodation in Brussels, Belgium and Oxford, UK
  • Daily transport in Brussels, Belgium 
  • Living expenses such as meals, travel and entertainment 
  • Medical exam for EASA Class 1 Medical– approximately €350 
  • Selection testing - approximately €400

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Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the programme
  • Must have successfully completed secondary education
  • Must be proficient in the English language (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to obtain an EASA Class 1 Medical without restrictions

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