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MILITARY VETERANS - Veterans Aviation Guide

Flight Training at CCBC

CCBC offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and a Certificate program in Flight Training. Both of these programs train students to be FAA licensed Commercial Pilots. Students may choose to train in airplanes or helicopters. CCBC flight training students train in one of the busiest air traffic corridors in the world and gain the skills, knowledge and experience required to operate in congested airspace.

Our challenging training environment makes CCBC graduates particularly attractive to airline and corporate pilot employers. Hiring prospects for pilots in the US has been steady despite the economic slowdown. The cyclic pilot shortage is forecast to occur in the next 2-3 years so if you are interested in flying professionally, this is the time to start your training!

Please see our Aviation Program Information Packet for details on our Flight Training degree and certificate programs, course descriptions, admissions, financial aid, VA Benefits and transfer options. Students should be aware that additional flight training costs apply.

Flight Training Information

Because the flight training process can be confusing, we have compiled several guides to help you understand the details. For more information on what CCBC Flight Training has to offer, please review the following:

CCBC Flight Training Guide - describes the pilot training process, getting started in a flying career, flight training costs, additional web links and options.

CCBC Student Flight Training Handbook - Provides an overview of Flight Training Centers and how they operate, student responsibilities, guidelines for student attendance and conduct, tips for success and how to make the most of your flight training experience, authorization to release flight funds, and a liability release form. All CCBC students enrolled in flight training courses will be required to sign this document.

Please visit our Careers in Aviation page for information on pilot job opportunities, hiring, flight training, salaries and the employment outlook.

Getting started in 7 easy steps...

Step 1:

Read through the CCBC Flight Training Guide and the CCBC Student Flight Training Handbook.

Step 2:

Submit an Application for Admission. You are encouraged to use our convenient Online Application.

Step 3:

After you have been accepted to CCBC, take the Placement Tests for Math, English, & Reading. (students with prior college experience are exempt from this requirement).

Step 4:

If you have completed prior college coursework, meet with an Academic Advisor to evaluate your transcripts and determine what General Education courses will transfer. Please see the Aviation Program Transfer Guidelines for information on what courses will transfer and how to get credit for FAA pilot certificates. Generally, credit for aviation courses and FAA pilot certificates will be granted by the Aviation Department.

Step 5:

Meet with the Financial Aid Office if you are applying for student loans, scholarships or Veteran's Benefits to finance your flight training.

Step 6:

Obtain an FAA Class II Medical Certificate from an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) - see page 5 of the CCBC Flight Training Guide.

Step 7:

Register for classes as shown in the Flight Training Course Progression Schedule - see page 9 of the Aviation Program Information Packet.

 
 
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