Ground School Start Dates & Schedule

Private Pilot Licence Ground School Start Dates

  • Saturday, September 3rd 2022
  • Tuesday, October 4th, 2022
  • Wednesday November 2nd, 2022
  • Thursday December 8th, 2022

Course Format
In person at Brampton Flight Centre (BFC)

Course Length
Ground school for our Private Pilot Licence runs for 16 weeks, once a week for 3 hours per class.

Course Offered
Ground school is offered in the evenings on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7-10pm, and on Saturdays from 10am-1pm. 

Benefits of Conducting Ground School with BFC
– Active members are able to attend classes as many times as needed on any day, without additional cost as long as they have proof of purchase (receipt may be required) and have active membership.

– Help with meeting tax credits of 12 hours of minimum training per month. Students must meet 12 hours of training per month in order to be eligible for a tax receipt for that given month. Ground school taken at another institute will not be taken into account for purposes of these calculations.

-Will be given access to practice exams to help prepare you for the Transport Canada written exam. Recommend letters will only be issued by BFC instructors once you met the necessary passing requirements and only IF you have attended ground school provided by the Brampton Flight Centre.

How to Prepare for Class
PPL Ground School Outline and Recommended Readings

PPL Class Schedule

Commercial Pilot Licence Ground School Start Dates

  • Monday July 11th, 2022 (Monday and Wednesday from 19:00 – 22:00)
  • Future class TBD. To express your course preference please notify ACFI Julie Marzoli [email protected]

Course Format
In person at Brampton Flight Centre (BFC)

Course Cost
$650 plus tax for active members.

Course Offered and Length
Ground school may be offered twice a weekday from 7-10pm or approximately 4 months or an accelerated ground school may be offered during the day typically 8 hours a day for three weeks. Course classes will be offered based on demand.

– Active members are able to attend classes as many times as needed on any day, without additional cost as long as they have proof of purchase (receipt may be required) and have active membership.

– Help with meeting tax credits of 12 hours of minimum training per month. Students must meet 12 hours of training per month in order to be eligible for a tax receipt for that given month. Ground school taken at another institute will not be taken into account for purposes of these calculations.

-Will be given access to practice exams to help prepare you for the Transport Canada written exam. Recommend letters will only be issued by BFC instructors once you met the necessary passing requirements and only IF you have attended ground school provided by the Brampton Flight Centre.

How to Prepare for Class

CPL Ground School Recommended Readings

CPL Ground School Schedule

Notes for CPL Training
Students wishing to pursue CPL flight training must first hold the PPL endorsement. If you wish to attend CPL ground school while finishing your PPL flight training, it is possible as some exceptions apply.

Instrument Rating Course Ground School

  • In-depth IFR course conjoined with AeroCourse
  • NEXT COURSE (5 day course): Oct 29, 30 and Nov 4, 5, 6
  • No membership required for In-depth IFR Ground School
  • Taught at Brampton Flight Centre
  • Register online with AeroCourse

Flight Training can start at any time!

You must first be a member of Brampton Flight Centre prior to joining Ground School. This can be done in person or by emailing [email protected]  You will be able to register for Ground School at the same time. 

Call Flight Training and Student Services at ext. 228 or book an introductory flight!

Email [email protected]

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