The prospect of training to become a professional pilot is both exciting and daunting in equal measure. We aim to make it simple. There are 5 key steps to becoming a pilot with Airways Aviation.
Choose modular or integrated training
There are several routes to the flight deck for you to choose from. The 2 main options are integrated pilot training or modular pilot training. It’s important to choose the right route based on your personal circumstances, so we have complied a helpful explainer to help you decide: Integrated vs. Modular pilot training. What’s the difference?
Visit our Oxford academy
Our doors are always open to prospective students and sponsors. You don’t need to wait for an open day (though we do run open day events) and we are ready to give tours of our facilities and answer all your questions at a time convenient for you. If you’d like to arrange a visit, please complete our online contact us form, and a member of our team will be in touch!
Book, complete and pass selection
The next step is to book your selection, which comprises of the following:
- English Exam (not required for native speakers)
- Math & Physics Exam
- COMPASS Aptitude Test
- Personal Interview
The selection takes approximately one day.
Apply for a Class 1 Medical Certificate
Obtaining a CAA Class 1 Medical is a vital and required step in commencing pilot training. A list of medical providers throughout the UK can be found here.
Decide when you wish to start, secure your funding and pay a deposit to reserve a seat
We appreciate that funding your pilot training can be challenging, but it is well worth it as salaries are lucrative and the demand for aviation professionals is growing.
Ready to start your journey?
The Airways Aviation team is always on hand to provide practical, helpful and honest information to support your journey into a career as a pilot. Contact us today to speak to one of our team and start your journey to the flight deck.