International Information - Korea - Learn to Fly at Ardmore

Welcome Students from Korea

Train and Work With Us

All our Flight Instructors are our students as it is our policy to recruit only our students and not outsiders. Hence our Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instructor) Level 6 students will have the opportunity to compete for Flight Instructor jobs at our school and work for us after successful completion of qualification.

Aviation Industry Outlook

If you are passionate about flying and considering flying as a career option, than this is an exciting time to begin your flight training to achieve your career goals. Leading analysts estimate that there will be enormous need for new pilots globally for the next 20 years driven by growth in Asia and Gulf countries particularly India, China, U.A.E and Qatar:

Air Traffic is likely to double in the next 15 years.

Analysts expect the aviation industry in India to grow rapidly thus fuelling increased and sustained demand for well-trained and qualified pilots.

Our Courses

We have several training programs as under:

  • Private Pilot Licence (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
  • Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi Engine Rating and Instrument Flight Time
  • Certificate in General Aviation - Level 5 (CPL with Multi Engine Instrument Rating)
  • Diploma in Aviation (Airline Preparation) - Level 6
  • Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instruction) - Level 6

Admission Requirements

We provide ab-initio training. You do not need prior ground training or flying experience to join us.

1.Age 18 years at commencement of training;

2.High School with good grades;

3.Good English language skills (IELTS 6.0 in Academic module)

4.NZ CAA Class 1 Medicals

5.Pass our online Pilot Pre-Screening Test (ADAPT)*

*ADAPT is an online test, costs NZ$ 70 and takes 10 minutes to complete. It assesses whether you have the physical skills and personality to be successfully trained as pilot. It is a test of your natural ability to learn and process information. You can stop and start the test at any time and can re-sit the test, if required. For details and to take the test, visit

Intake Dates

We have 5 intakes in a year but could arrange a special intake for group of 6 or more students.

Fee Payment

Tuition fees are payable only after you receive Approval-in-Principle for your student visa.

Public Trust Account

Fees are not paid to the school but paid in the Public Trust Account. The public trustee holds the funds and transfers requisite amounts to the school periodically for the cost of training completed. This ensures that your funds are held safely and unutilised funds are available to you.

Study to Work to Residence

On completion of our Diploma in Aviation Level 6 courses students will be eligible for 12 months Post-study Work Visa (Open). Job offer is not required for this visa and you can work for any employer in any position. Upon securing relevant job offer, students will qualify for a further Post-study Work Visa (Employer Sponsored) for 2 more years.

Living Expenses

It is a visa requirement that you show evidence of funds @ NZD 15,000 per annum (INR 6.20 lakhs) for your living expenses in New Zealand (lodging, boarding, transport, entertainment, communication) unless you are sponsored by a New Zealand Citizen or Residence Class Visa holder.

Visa Assistance

We will arrange your student visa.

Travel & Medical Insurance

Travel and Health Insurance is mandatory and we will arrange your insurance cover for the entire length of the course.

Accommodation and Transport

We offer modern furnished accommodation with all utilities and amenities within 5 minutes drive from our academy. Each accommodation has 4 bedrooms with one student in each Bedroom (or twin share available if required). Check our accommodation at We also provide transport to and from the academy.

For more information and to commence your enrolment today, contact our Business Development Manager - South East Asia.

Ms. Anh Tran

(+60) 3 2201 3878

Skype: anh.tran.ardmore