Frequently Asked Questions
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Which licence do I need in order to start training at PTC Aviation?
The courses offered at PTC Aviation require that you hold a valid Commercial Pilots Licence. Should you wish enrol for any of the Boeing/Airbus training courses you will require a multi-engine and instrument rating.
How do I know if I’m eligible for a course with PTC Aviation?
Each of the training courses have their own entry requirement. If you are uncertain you may contact our sales consulting team who can advise you and find the right course for your airline career.
What if I am a Foreign Pilot License holder?
All foreign license holders will be able to attend the course without having to convert their licence of origin, unless you want to revalidate/ renew or want to convert your license. If a candidate chooses to convert their license to meet with the South African Civil Aviation Authority, you will need to meet the requirement as set out in Part 61 07.1
Do you offer Sponsorships or Bursaries?
Unfortunately we do not offer Bursaries or Sponsorships as we are not the user of the end product.
How old do I need to be to start training?
The minimum age requirement is 18 years old for a Commercial Pilot Licence or Frozen ATPL.
Do I need to have a Study Visa?
If you are a foreign student, you will need to have a study visa to study at PTC Aviation, valid for a course that exceeds 3 months. PTC Aviation will provide supporting documentation in order for a student VISA to be issued.
Do I need medical/trauma insurance?
Each candidate must have trauma insurance, so that in the event of illness or accident the candidate may receive the proper care to restore the candidate to full health
Do I wear my uniform when attending classes or simulator training?
Informal yet professional is the approach at PTC. We do not wear traditional pilot uniforms during training activities. Smart casual wear is suggested.
Do PTC Aviation offer employment after completion of a course?
Unfortunately we do not offer employment after completion of a course.
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