You must hold an ICAO PPL Licence.
There are 14 subjects to pass at EASA level. Each stage is comprised of approximately 3 months of Distance Learning (average study time 15 hours per week), accompanied with web based training. A 4-day Ground School is at the end of each Stage (which comprises subject overviews and exam preparation) at our Training Centres just prior to sitting each stage of EASA exams at a CAA examination centre (CATS Luton HQ, Gatwick, Bristol, Oxford, Ayrshire, Coventry or Rosyth).
Heli students undertake Full Heli courses; this is only available via Distance Learning at Luton. UK Military Personnel - we are ELCAS approved.
There are 14 subjects covered, grouped as follows:
Human Performance & Limitations
Air Law & ATC Procedures
Principles of Flight
Mass & Balance
Aircraft General Knowledge
A feature-rich online web-based training system and offline iPad Application are included in all course packages. Full-colour printed text books are an optional extra.
ATPL Distance Learning Groundschool Dates
Luton, LU2 8DL
The ISO 9000 family of quality management systems (QMS) is a set of standards that helps organizations ensure they meet customer and other stakeholder needs within statutory and regulatory requirements related to a product or service. ISO 9000 deals with the fundamentals of QMS, including the seven quality management principles that underlie the family of standards. ISO 9001 deals with the requirements that organizations wishing to meet the standard must fulfill. CATS meets requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.