Commercial Pilot with Applied Human Factors Aviation Diploma


  • An enhanced level of pilot decision-making and situational awareness relevant to entry level pilots into the aviation industry and instruction of trainee pilots.
  • The successful traits and skills required to pass the usual advanced pilot selection processes in aviation today, which are often based on a psychological examination or assessment procedure.
  • Methodological analysis, problem solving and evaluation, which are useful in dealing with abnormal and emergency scenarios that may be encountered in the aviation industry.
  • Obtain a Transport Canada Commercial Pilot licence, endorsed with an enhanced knowledge of human factors and mountain flying abilities.
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Admission Requirements

  • Secondary (High) school graduation certificate or equivalent diploma.
  • English language proficiency assessment or ICAO level 4 English equivalent.
  • Transport Canada Category 1 medical.

Equipment and Facilities

  • Cessna 172 Aircraft.
  • Cessna 152 Aircraft.
  • Cessna 150 Aircraft.
  • Precision Flight Controls Flight Training Device (FTD) Simulator.

Course Materials

  • Company Uniform;
  • Nav Canada VFR phraseology guide;
  • From the ground up textbook and workbook;
  • Human Factors for Aviation- Basic Handbook;

Course Outline

Course Name
Course Hours
Pre-Private Training Pilot Simulation in a Flight Training Device (FTD)
Private Pilot Ground and Flight Training
Human Factors Introduction
Pre-Commercial Training Pilot Simulation in a Flight Training Device (FTD)
Commercial Pilot Ground and Flight Training
Human Factors for Commercial Pilots
Mountain Flying Ground School
Multi Engine Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Ground School
Pilot Decision Making and Aviation Research Projects
Human Factors for Professional Pilots and Instructors