Career Opportunities

Better prospects for aeroplane pilots in longer term

Aviation industry leader Boeing is predicting that airlines around the world will need an additional 466,650 trained pilots to meet demand. This is thanks to fewer new pilot entrants, large numbers of retirements and increasing fleet sizes of airlines around the world.

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

Aeroplane or Helicopter

With PPL or PPL-H you can

- Fly for recreation

- Take non fare-paying passengers

- Learn to fly different types of aircraft


Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL)

Aeroplane or Helicopter

With a CPL you can fly under Visual Flight Rules and become a:

-Agricultural Pilot

-Flying Instructor

-Scenic or Charter Pilot


Ratings for Instrument Flying and Turbine Powered Aircraft

Aeroplane or Helicopter


With these you can become a:

- Rescue or Air Ambulance Pilot

- Instrument Rating Instructor

- Charter, Scheduled or Freight Pilot

Airline First Officer

Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)


With this qualification you can become an:

- Airline Captain