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Programme Type
Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)


Learn to fly with CAE and make your dream of becoming a pilot a reality. We train more pilots around the world than any other organisation.  Are you ready to start your journey to the flight deck?

CAE Oslo is CAE’s fourth cadet training location in Europe and offers both integrated and modular EASA training. To find out more about the modular training on offer at CAE Oslo visit our dedicated modular page


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Course Outline

Phase 1: Theoretical Knowledge Training

  • Learn everything about ATPL related theory in 14 subjects
  • Includes the new Knowledge Skills and Attitude (KSA) training
  • Blended learning approach with both virtual and practical lessons
  • Approximately 750 hours
  • Location: Oslo, Norway

Phase 2: Single Engine Flight Training

  • Learn how to fly solo in a single-engine piston aircraft
  • Perform your Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Skill Test
  • Aircraft and simulator training
  • Approximately 145 hours
  • Location: Fair weather flying location

Phase 3: Multi engine Flight Training

  • Learn how to fly using instruments on a multi-engine piston aircraft
  • Perform your Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) Skill Test
  • Advanced Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (A-UPRT)
  • Aircraft and simulator training
  • Approximately 52 hours
  • Location: Oslo, Norway or Oxford, UK

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

  • Learn how to fly as a member of a professional airline cockpit crew
  • Obtain your Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC)
  • Classroom and Flight Simulator Training
  • Approximately 40 hours theory
  • Approximately 36 hours practice
  • Location: Oslo, Norway

Total course duration: approximately 24 months

Investment & Funding
Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License – Oslo 1,069,000 NOK

What’s included?

  • Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (A-UPRT)
  • Uniform, flight bag, headset loan
  • Examination costs for the CPL MEIR skills tests, all official exams and needed official documents 
  • Access to CAE Crew Training and ATPL Theoretical Knowledge digital Courseware materials
  • Applicable visa and aviation medical if training outside Europe or the UK
  • Accommodation during phase 2
  • Return flight to fair weather flying location
  • First Officer Quality Assurance
  • CAE's unique graduate Aftercare programme
  • iPad

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
  • Selection testing - approximately £100 per each stage
  • Travel and loss of medical insurance

Option to add on:

Bucks New University Degree in Airline Transport Management 57,000NOK

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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
Student loans and grants

The Integrated ATPL in CAE Oslo is approved by NOKUT and students can apply for student loans and grants through Lånekassen (the Loan Fund).

To receive support from the Lånekassen for higher education, you must either have general study qualifications or admission based on real competence.

As a general rule, you must be a Norwegian citizen to receive support from the Loan Fund. Foreign nationals can receive support for education in Norway if they fulfill certain conditions.

If you are a foreign citizen with a legal residence in Norway and receive education, you can receive educational support if you fulfill one of the conditions below.

  • Family member of EEA citizen
    You have the right of residence in Norway as a family member of an EEA citizen. The EEA citizen must have a different basis of residence in Norway than education.
  • Family reunification
    You have a residence permit on the basis of family immigration. The person you are reunited with must either be a Norwegian citizen or a foreign national with a different basis of residence in Norway than education.

More information at Lanekassen website.


Stage 1: Online Application

CAE 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

Your personal interview will be your opportunity to share with us the reasons you want to be a Commercial Airline Pilot, your understanding of the course and the level of commitment required to be successful in this demanding programme. It is also your opportunity to share with us your understanding of the airline industry and your vision of your future within it. Please try to prepare some examples of your team and leadership experience; these can be drawn from school or college or from outside interests and work-related experiences.

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

Stage 2: £100*

Stage 3: £100*

*You may also be required to pass a Versant English test dependant on your nationality

**Bookingbug will convert price to your local currency upon check out

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