ATPL/IATRA Ground School

Airline Transport Pilot Licence Workbook is required for this course. Workbook, MET & Aim bundle is recommended.

This ATPL ground school is a comprehensive seminar covering the information you need to write the SARON and SAMRA exams or the IATRA exam. The course delves into the knowledge you need to understand the information, correctly answer the questions on the exams and prepare for a career as an airline pilot. Please order early enough to allow enough time to receive the required manual and any books ordered and to complete some pre-study material.

We have added the option to attend this seminar both in a virtual and traditional in-person classroom format.  We will continue to offer both while the protocol for COVID-19 develops.  Our in-person sessions have slowly restarted in the Calgary and Toronto centres and we will continue to explore offering seminars in other locations as the options become available. We will continue to update our website and add more seminars . If you would like a seminar in a specific centre please email us.

Register 6 weeks in advance for a ‘Early Bird’ discount!

$505.00$685.00

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ATPL/IATRA Ground School

$505.00$685.00

This ATPL ground school is a comprehensive seminar covering the information you need to write the SARON and SAMRA exams or the IATRA exam. The course delves into the knowledge you need to understand the information, correctly answer the questions on the exams and prepare for a career as an airline pilot. Please order early enough to allow enough time to receive the required manual and any books ordered and to complete some pre-study material.

We have added the option to attend this seminar both in a virtual and traditional in-person classroom format.  We will continue to offer both while the protocol for COVID-19 develops.  Our in-person sessions have slowly restarted in the Calgary and Toronto centres and we will continue to explore offering seminars in other locations as the options become available. We will continue to update our website and add more seminars . If you would like a seminar in a specific centre please email us.

Register 6 weeks in advance for a ‘Early Bird’ discount!

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The  ATPL ground school is a comprehensive seminar covering the information you need to write the SARON and SAMRA exams. The course delves into the knowledge you need to understand the information and correctly answer the questions on the exams. There is a massive amount of information to cover on this topic and this course helps to organize and focus your attention on the key areas and concepts. The course is taught by our highly qualified instructors all who work in the airline industry as professional pilots.

Course Details:

I. Physical Classroom 3-day course Friday – Sunday

Hours – 0900 to 1730 (9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
Traditional in-class course with an instructor at a facility.

Cost: $605.00 – includes AeroCourse ATPL Ground School Manual and the value added Online Crew Resource Management course and Online CFIT course.

II. Virtual Classroom 5- day course two consecutive weekends

The virtual classroom course is very similar to the in-class format. The platform used provides the opportunity to be as interactive with a live instructor as it would be in a traditional classroom. This class is conducted over two consecutive weekends – a 5-day period  (Friday to Sunday for the first weekend and Saturday to Sunday for the second)– with homework assigned and question review in between weekends.

Hours:

0900 to 1500 (9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m) each day with multiple breaks through-out the course.

You will be provided with a link to the meeting with a meeting ID, and password for the seminar one week before the seminar.

Cost: $555.00 includes AeroCourse ATPL Ground School Manual and the value added Online Crew Resource Management course and Online CFIT course.

Textbook requirements: In addition to the ATPL Ground School Manual provided upon registration you will need the AeroCourse Canadian Airline Transport Licence Workbook (6th edition) not included in seminar only price and we recommend also having the Aviation & Meteorology: Weather Fundamentals  manual referenced in the course.

Book Orders

All materials ordered will be sent to you via Expedited Post once you are registered (please register early enough to allow at least a week for delivery of books and ATPL study manual, short notice registrations may incur additional costs to use courier service to get the manual or books to you in time for the course).

 Pre-Course Preparation:

As a part of your registration you will receive from AeroCourse the ATPL Ground School Study Manual and ATPL pre-study quiz. You will also need the most recent version of the Canadian Airline Transport Licence Workbook (ATPL workbook 6th edition – 2020) either purchased as part of the course or separately. Please order early enough to allow enough time to receive the required manual and any books ordered and to complete some pre-study material.   We recommend you become familiar with the ground school manual and the ATPL workbook prior to the seminar along with completing the ATPL pre-study Quiz.  A large amount of information will be covered over the seminar and any preparation will benefit retention and comprehension of the material presented.

Seminar Content

  • Review of Met theory and practical Met
  • High altitude meteorology, jetstreams, turbulence, thunderstorms, airborne weather radar and wind shear
  • Basic and advanced radio aids including VOR, ADF, DME, INS, IRS/FMS, GPS, EFIS and TCAS, CARs, CARs’ standards and air carrier operations
  • Advanced aircraft systems including gas turbine engines, flight controls, hydraulics, braking systems, pressurization and electrical systems
  • Basic and high speed aerodynamics,Advanced navigation including PNR and CP
  • Weight and balance, practical exercises and air carrier procedures
  • Aircraft performance during take-off, cruise and landings and associated charts and tables

Other Supplies Needed for the Seminar

  • Current A.I.M. (can be purchased with your course registration)
  • Flight Computer (Jeppesen or equivalent),
  • Regular calculator (with square root function).

Online Component

To compliment the AeroCourse ATPL Ground  School Seminar and provide enhanced learning to participants, we have included two self-study online courses:

  • CRM (Crew Resource Management) online course: a communications course  that assists an individual to achieve the highest possible level of safety and efficiency whether operating alone or in a multi-crew environment.
  • CFIT (Controlled Flight Into Terrain) online course: provides a comprehensive look at resources and strategies involved in avoiding and preventing CFIT accidents.

These two separate online courses further enhance a pilot’s safety, performance and professionalism.

Both online courses can be completed at your own pace within the activation time-frame and are not necessary to be completed prior to the seminar. Each online lesson is able to be reviewed a total of two (2) times. You will have 120 days to complete all the lessons from receipt of the activation code. One (1) Activation code will be emailed upon registration of the ATPL Ground School Seminar giving the student access to both online courses.

Recommended Reference Material

AeroCourse does have certain additional recommended reference materials

If, for some unforeseen reason, you are unable to attend the seminar, your payment is transferable to another date provided notification is received 48 hours in advance of seminar commencement. Payments will be retained and held on file for one year from original registration for onhold registrations, while you select a new seminar date If you do not cancel your registration or reschedule, you are responsible for the full payment of the course. Seminar fees are non-refundable.