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Douglas College

Future Professional Pilots

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Humanities & Social Sciences
Field of Study:Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Description:The Associate of Arts Degree for Future Professional Pilots is a program for students who wish to continue to a career in the aviation industry. This program is jointly offered with Professional Flight Centre, located at Boundary Bay Airport in Delta. Douglas College provides the academic instruction leading to the Associate of Arts Degree and Professional Flight Centre provides the ground and flying instruction with enough flight experience to obtain a Commercial Pilot License and Multi-engine Instrument Rating. These two distinct and separate components together provide students with the foundation needed in the aviation industry. Students need to apply to both Douglas College and the Professional Flight Center.

The Associate of Arts portion at Douglas College consists of 60 credits of University Transfer courses which are mainly offered within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The recommended courses have relevance to the aviation industry. Students graduate with an Associate of Arts degree.
URL:Future Professional Pilots at Douglas College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Air Pilots

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All applicants for admission to the College must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria: BC secondary school graduation (or the equivalent in another school system); one course short of BC secondary school graduation; 19 years old by the end of the first month of the first semester of attendance; 17 years old on the first day of the first semester of attendance and has not been in school for at least one year; or completion of a certificate or equivalent from a special needs program and has been in school for 12 years.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 28, 2017