Instructor Rating

Course Fee 

Instructor Rating (IR)

With the completion of the (entry-level) Class 4 Instructor Rating, you will be allowed to conduct flight training for the issue of the Private Pilot License (PPL); Night Rating; Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP); and the Commercial Pilot License (CPL).


If the candidate also holds the Multi-Engine Instrument Rating, the holder may also train towards the Multi-Engine and IFR Rating providing Transport Canada experience requirements are met.


Many of our graduates choose to complete the Instructors Rating as it is a very safe way to enter the exciting world of commercial aviation.  We do our best to hire our graduates providing we have opportunities available and the candidate meets our requirements of safety, skill, personality, enthusiasm, and customer service.


  • The candidate must hold a Commercial Licence.

  • The candidate must also hold a Class 1 Medical


  • A minimum of 30 hours of dual flight training including 5 hours instrument training

  • 25 hours of Ground school required.

  • Transport Canada written examination and flight test is required.


How long does this rating take to complete?

  • Training is at the student’s pace and convenience. The course will take 4-5 months to complete.

Cost Breakdown



Although solo time is not required, the student should plan om 5 hours solo flight time. The course requires 30 hours of dual instruction.

**The costs laid out in this information package are based on the minimum requirements set out by Transport Canada. The average individual may not complete the chosen license or rating in the minimum time required. Some factors that affect the cost of this course include an individual's ability as well as the frequency of the lessons.