School of Aviation Technology

Aviation Fundamentals

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Train on real aircraft


Obtain the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career in Aviation. Learn basic techniques and standard practices used in the industry. Strengthen your math, science and technical skills and acquire the prerequisites necessary to gain entry into one of Canadore’s full-time aviation programs. This program is the first of its kind in Ontario.

What You Learn

  • Health and safety for aviation
  • Introduction to aviation
  • Basic tools and hand skills
  • Basic electricity
  • Pre-aviation math
  • Physics

OSSD or equivalent

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

PAV 100 Health & Safety for Aviation
PAV 102 Introduction to Aviation
PAV 105 Basic Electricity (DC)
AMT 098 Aircraft Science and Aerodynamics I
STS 100 Student Success
CMM 138 Pre-Aviation Communications I
MTH 509 Pre-Aviation Mathematics I

Semester 2

PAV 110 Basic Tools and Hand Skills
PAV 115 Basic Electricity (AC)
AMT 099 Aircraft Science and Aerodynamics II
CMM 139 Pre-Aviation Communications II
MTH 510 Pre-Aviation Mathematics II
GENED General Education Elective - Online

2018-2019 1 year Ontario College Certificate

Aviation Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3563.35 $1154 - - $4717.35

2018-2019 1 year Ontario College Certificate

Aviation Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14349.52 $1742 - - $16091.52
Ontario College Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Further Your Education to:

  • Aircraft Structural Repair Technician
  • Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation Technician - Avionics Maintenance
  • Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics
  • Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Structures

Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123