As one of the busiest flight schools in Ontario, Spectrum Airways prides itself on the instructors we hire. As a flight school set with high standards, the flight training conducted by our instructors is some of the best in the industry, and we are proud to say we only hire the instructors we train. Due to this regimented policy, we maintain an elite level of training for our students. By opting to complete your instructor rating with Spectrum Airways, it opens the door to employment upon completion of your training. As a class IV instructor you can expect to earn a competitive starting wage, and log 600-1000 hours per year. Call us today to enroll in flight training courses with our highly qualified flight instructors.
The prerequisite for this is a valid Commercial Licence or ATPL. Ground training may begin once the commercial written exam and flight test are completed successfully. Flight training may begin when a valid Commercial Licence is held. To complete the program you must acquire a minimum of 30 hours dual training with a Class I Instructor. This time shall include a minimum of 5 hours of training in the teaching of instrument flight skills. A maximum of 5 of the 30 hours may be conducted on the flight simulator.
A minimum of 25 hours of Instructor Rating Ground School is required. We offer this ground school on a one-on-one basis with bookings made at your convenience, or a group class is available.
A Transport Canada Flight Test and Written Examination are required. The flight Test is administered by a Transport Canada examiner. The written examination is conducted at a Transport Canada office and must be successfully completed prior to the flight test.
In 2008, Spectrum Airways became registered as a Private Career College (PCC) ensuring our Commercial Pilot Licence and Instructor Rating programs meet stipulated standards. A Student Enrollment Contract must be signed and a $350.00 PCC Administrative Fee must be paid before commencing flight training in these programs.