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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 and prepares them for a career at an airline right after graduation.

Course Outline

Phase 1: Theoretical Knowledge Training

  • Learn everything about ATPL related theory in 14 subjects
  • Classroom and computer-based training
  • Includes the new Knowledge Skills and Attitude (KSA) training  
  • Approximately 750 hours 
  • Location: Madrid, Spain

Phase 2: Foundation Flight Training

  • Learn how to fly solo in a single-engine piston aircraft
  • Aircraft and simulator training
  • Approximately 145 hours 
  • 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
  • Advanced Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (A-UPRT)
  • Approximately 52 hours 
  • Perform your Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) Skill Test

Phase 4:  Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC)

  • Learn how to fly as a member of a professional airline cockpit crew
  • Classroom and flight simulator training
  • Approximately 32 hours theory
  • Approximately 36 hours practice
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Obtain your Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) Certificate

Total course duration: approximately 24 months

Investment & Funding
Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License – Madrid € 99,950

What’s included?

  • Advanced - Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) 
  • Uniform, flight bag, headset (loan), iPad 
  • Access to CAE Crew Training and ATPL Theoretical Knowledge digital Courseware materials
  • Applicable visa and aviation medical if training outside Europe or the UK.
  • First Officer Quality Assurance
  • CAE's unique Graduate Aftercare Programme

What’s not included?

  • Accommodation & daily transport during Phases 1, 3 and 4
  • Living expenses such as meals, travel and entertainment 
  • Medical exam for EASA Class 1 Medical – approximately €500 

Option to add on:

Bucks New University Degree in Airline Transport Management £4,950

Need more information about funding?

Spanish residents who train with CAE may be eligible to apply for a CaixaBank Loan. 

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Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at start of program
  • 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

Stage 1: Online Application

CAE assessors will review all candidate applications to assess whether they successfully meet the criteria for the Integrated ATPL Programme. Successful candidates through this stage will be invited to complete an assessment with CAE.

Stage 2: ADAPT Test

Applicants who successfully pass the first stage of the selection process screening will be invited to attend the next stage of the CAE assessment, which will take place virtually or at CAE locations across Europe .

The assessment will cover:

  • Personality Questionnaire – typical behavioural preferences and tendencies
  • Progressive Mathematics – applied understanding of key, relevant mathematical concepts
  • Progressive Physics – applied understanding of key, relevant physics concepts
  • Cognitive – key cognitive aptitudes, abilities and reasoning skills
  • FAST – learning potential and multi-tasking under pressure

Stage 3: Personal Interview

On successfully reaching the required standards, you will then be offered a position on the Integrated ATPL Programme.

Stage 2: £100*

Stage 3: £100*

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