C Category Instructor Rating

This course aims to prepare students to operate as Flight Instructors for students undertaking private or commercial pilot licence flying and theory courses. Students will learn to carry out pre-flight briefing instruction, in-flight instruction, and post-flight debriefing; teach principles of flight, aircraft performance, weight and balance and aircraft handling, teach use of meteorological documentation, cross country navigation techniques and use of flight manual, aircraft documents and CAA Rules and Advisory Circulars. A flight test is undertaken at the conclusion of the training. C Category Instructor ratings courses are offered over at least 8 to 10 weeks at 5 days per week. Students will need to have 150 Pilot-in-Command (PIC) hours before sitting the flight test.