People in this occupation must complete high school, graduate from a certified flying or aviation school and have a commercial pilot's licence. Many recent entrants have a community college diploma.
People in this occupation may require a university degree or college diploma.
Pilots may need additional licences or endorsements to fly different types of aircraft.
Some employers may provide structured training for pilots and flight engineers.
Flight instructors require Transport Canada ratings and endorsements to provide instruction on different types of aircraft.
High School Diploma
Mechanical and computer skills