School of Aviation Technology

First Peoples’ Aviation Technology – Flight

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Receive hands-on flight training

Overview

Become a qualified, professional pilot in a unique learning environment. This program is the only Indigenous postsecondary program of its kind in Canada. The First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) Aviation Diploma program is offered in partnership with Canadore College. The curriculum meets the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training requirements for postsecondary studies as well as Transport Canada regulations and standards for flight training.

Training takes place at the Tyendinaga Aerodome - a one-of-a-kind facility including hangars, classrooms, student residence and a gym.

Your Future Career

  • Commercial pilot
  • Charter/bush pilot
  • Flight dispatcher
  • Air traffic control
  • Airport manager

What You Learn

  • Flight training
  • Navigation
  • Radio operation
  • Flight and simulator training
  • Private and commercial pilot licence requirements


Note: Graduates will hold a commercial licence with their rating of choice and will also meet the eligibility criteria to obtain a Flight Dispatcher designation and a Two-Crew and Cruise Relief Pilot (IATRA) certification. 

Grade 12 English (ENG4C), Grade 12 Math for College Technology (MCT4C) or University Math (MHF4U or MCV4U or equivalent), Grade 11 or 12 Physics is strongly recommended

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca