Air Pilots

(NOC 2271)


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.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Business management
Report writing
Customer relations
Mechanical and computer skills

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Computer-related courses

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - Aviation Management Diploma
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Science and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation - General Arts and Science Diploma
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation (BBA) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Aviation Diploma; Co-op
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Management and Organizational Studies - Commercial Aviation Management Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Environment and Commercial Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022