Aviation Fundamentals

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Train on real aircraft


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2024, Aviation Campus - North Bay

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 aircraft maintenance
  • Basic tools and hand skills
  • Basic electricity
  • Pre-aviation math
  • Physics and aerodynamics

19 years or older, or OSSD or equivalent, or GED

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

AMT098 Aircraft Science and Aerodynamics I
CMM138 Pre-Aviation Communications I
MTH509 Pre-Aviation Mathematics I
PAV100 Health & Safety for Aviation
PAV102 Introduction to Aviation
PAV105 Basic Electricity (DC)
STS100 Student Success

Semester 2

AMT099 Aircraft Science and Aerodynamics II
CMM139 Pre-Aviation Communications II
GENED General Education Elective - Online (AVF Sem 2)
MTH510 Pre-Aviation Mathematics II
PAV110 Basic Tools and Hand Skills
PAV115 Basic Electricity (AC)

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Certificate

Aviation Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3207 $1362.5 $100 - $4669.5

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Certificate

Aviation Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $18497.4 $1942.5 $100 - $20539.9


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

You will also need:

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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.