Private Pilot Licence

PPL – the sky is the limit!

A private pilot flies for the fun and the challenge!

A Private Pilot LicenceAeroplane, allows you to:

  • Fly as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of an aeroplane of a class and type in respect of which the licence is endorsed with ratings
  • Challenge yourself by advancing your licence with additional licences and/or ratings

Prerequisites

  • Minimum 17 years of age (14 for first solo)
  • Valid Category 1 or 3 Medical Certificate

Training Requirements

To achieve your PPL you must have:

  • Completed a minimum of 45 hours total flight time, (of which a maximum of five hours may be completed in an approved flight-training device), with:
    • 17 hours dual instruction flight time, including three hours of cross country flight time and five hours of instrument time (three hours may be approved simulator ground time)
    • 12 hours solo flight time, including five hours of cross country flight time, including a flight of a minimum of 150 nautical miles which shall include two full stop landings at points other than the point of departure
  • Successfully completed a flight test to the standard outlined in the Flight Test Standards – Private Licence – Aeroplane (TP13723E)
  • Completed a minimum of 40 hours private pilot aeroplane ground school instruction including mandatory subject areas.
  • Obtained a minimum of 60% on the written examination for Private Pilot Licence – Aeroplane (PPAER)

Private Pilot Licence information and pricing

Resources

Financing available!

Course Registration

  • Ground School Cost: $399.00
  • Click on Courses & Programs in form below for dates
NEW - Course Registrations (Form 1)
Address *
Address
Street Address
Apartment / Suite Number
City
Province
Postal Code
What information are you looking for?

Courses & Programs

Which school are you interested in?

Private Pilot Ground School

Please check the Private Ground School session you want to register for:
Once you select your preferred date and time above, the "Pay" button will appear and direct you to the appropriate class in The Pilot Shop where you can finalize your purchase.

Commercial Pilot Ground School

Please check the Commercial Pilot Ground School session you want to register for:
Once you select your preferred date and time above, the "Pay" button will appear and direct you to the appropriate class in The Pilot Shop where you can finalize your purchase.
In order to join a CPL Ground School, you must have already completed your Private Pilot License (PPL).
PCC Contract Status
In order to begin your CPL training, you must meet with the Customer Relations Manager or PCC Program Manager to sign a contract. Please indicate your contract status. If you have not signed yet, you will be contacted.

Instrument Ground School

Please check the Instrument Ground School session you want to register for:
Once you select your preferred date and time above, the "Pay" button will appear and direct you to the appropriate class in The Pilot Shop where you can finalize your purchase.

WWFC Client Access Renewal

What License Do You Currently Hold?
Ratings Held (Check all that apply)

Post-Secondary Information Session

What grade are you in now?
What program are you interested in?
Which course of training are you interested in at Conestoga College?
Seating is limited in these sessions, please let us know. If it will be just you attending, please put zero ('0').
Please register me for the following session:
How did you hear about our progams?

Subscribe to Our Newsletter