PROFESSIONAL PILOT GROUND SCHOOL

Do you want to attend a comprehensive ground school taught by some of Canada’s most dynamic and enthusiastic professional aviation instructors? If the answer is yes, you’ve got to attend our daily Professional Pilot Ground School. Our dedicated team of instructors will keep you motivated and engaged throughout this course and will have you thinking like a professional pilot in no time.  The material is presented with practical examples so you understand the reason “why” things happen.

Professional Pilot Ground School covers topics from both PPL and CPL ground school. Both a morning session and afternoon session are offered to give students the most flexibility. Course schedules can be found below or on our Calendar page. The whole course takes about 4-6 months to complete. Pro students can resit the ground school within 24 months since inital account activation.

This practical approach ensures that students gain a sound foundation of the theoretical material which is required to achieve a solid pass mark on the Transport Canada written exams.

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Just as important, the student comes away with the all important ‘big picture’ and becomes a more complete pilot in the process. The end result is that by equipping students with a solid base of knowledge, flight training is rendered more efficient and cost-effective!

Class Schedule:

This comprehensive 150 hour course runs on a continuous basis and new students are welcome to join in at any time.

Ground School schedule is listed on our Calendar Page.

Students are welcome to attend one or any of the following ground school sessions.

  • Mondays through Thursday 0915-1100 (Morning In-Person)
  • Mondays through Thursday 1515-1700 (Afternoon In-Person)
  • No ground school on following holidays

eLearning Platform 

Access to eLearning Platform is included with Professional Pilot Ground School without additional charges. Once enrolled, students will have access to following studying materials:

  • Recorded Ground School Class Videos (Entire Syllabus)
  • Ground School Course Slides
  • Ground School Quizzes
  • Written Exam Preparations
  • Training videos such as proper airplane tie-down and de-icing.
  • Ability to interact with other students and instructors online through messages and discussion forums.

Ground School Early Access Program

A ground school Early Entry Program is in place for international students who have applied for Letter of Acceptance (LOA) but not arrived in Canada yet. Students in such conditions can enroll into the program and gain access to eLearning platform. We hope this gives new students a head starts on ground school study before arriving in Canada. Learn more about this program at Early Entry Program page.

Professional Pilot Ground School Syllabus:

Click here to view full Ground School syllabus.

The following subjects are covered in detail:

  • Meteorology
  • Air Regulations
  • Airspace
  • Airport Operations
  • Theory of Flight
  • Aero Engines
  • Airframes
  • Human Factors
  • Medical Factors for Pilots
  • VFR Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Pilot Decision Making
  • Safety Management Systems

How to Register:

  • If you like to register with us, the price for the “Professional Pilot Ground School” is $1300. The price for Ground School Kit is $422.00. Registration includes access to both Online and In Person ground school options.
  • You may join us by simply emailing us through online contact form.
  • You may join us in person at school or by giving us a call at 604-952-4635.
  • Each class session is 1.5-2.5 hours and whole course takes about 4 months to complete. Currently registered Pro students can resit the ground school within 24 months since account activation.
Disclaimer: Professional Pilot Ground School is only available to currently registered Pro students. In the event of withdrawal, transfer or dismissal, student can no longer access ground school.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for Ground School?
  • You may join us by simply emailing us through online contact form.
  • You may join us by visiting us at Boundary Bay Airport
  • You may join us by giving us a call at 604-952-4635.


Do you offer online ground school?

Yes, please see Ground School Online page for more information.

I have already done my ground school at another institute, can I skip it then?
The purpose of the Ground School is to prepare students for the written exam. If you have already obtained the ground school certificate, you can write the written exam.

What is the refund policy
The refund policy can be found at: https://proifr.com/about-us/faq/refund_policy/.

More Frequently Asked Questions

More questions?

Please visit our FAQ section that addresses more frequently asked questions regarding Ground School and Flight Training. Feel free to contact us if you have further questions.

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