PPL EASA Theoretical Knowledge Course

CATS Aviation training systems are used by 1000's worldwide to launch their commercial careers. Start your PPL on the CATS online system - start your training with professionalism. 100 h mandatory training all recorded on your personal course timer.

Course Requirements

There are 9 subjects for EASA PPL, as follows - PPL EASA Theoretical Knowledge Course:

  • Air Law
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Flight Planning & Performance
  • Human Performance & Limitations
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Operational Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • Communications

You are required to undertake 70 hours of self study, followed by 30 hours of 'ground school' study at the school.  During the week long 'ground school', you will have an opportunity to take the official EASA PPL exams.

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a Private Pilot

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Course Media

PPL course options range from an online web-based training system to the printed key facts book series.  The materials are designed to prepare you for the CATS PPL brush-up Ground School.

  • Exam Question Banks
  • Video Clips & Lecture Notes
  • Mandatory Progress Tests
  • CATS PPL Study Guides
    (Digital set of 9)
  • Pre-Exam Brush-up Course
  • Official EASA EU / UK CAA exams
  • Course Completion Certificate

PPL Lite
Online Course

£39
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PPL Online
plus Manuals

£149
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Ground School

£499
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Ground School Package

£599
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PPL Groundschool Dates

Nov
14
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 14th Nov 2022 - Fri, 18th Nov 2022
CATS Luton
Jan
16
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 16th Jan 2023 - Fri, 20th Jan 2023
CATS Luton
Mar
20
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 20th Mar 2023 - Fri, 24th Mar 2023
CATS Luton
May
15
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 15th May 2023 - Fri, 19th May 2023
CATS Luton
Jul
10
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 10th Jul 2023 - Fri, 14th Jul 2023
CATS Luton
Sep
18
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 18th Sep 2023 - Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
CATS Luton
Nov
13
PPL Brush Up
Mon, 13th Nov 2023 - Fri, 17th Nov 2023
CATS Luton

Contact us

CATS, 110 Butterfield,
Luton, LU2 8DL
+44 (0) 1582 434 222

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