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Airline Pilot Flight Operations

Available: Fall

Program Description

Seneca's Airline Pilot Flight Operations program is the only graduate certificate program of its kind in Canada. We have been the national leader in aviation education for more than 40 years and, responding to emerging industry demands, we're now educating students for direct entry into the Air Carrier industry.

Students will receive over 100 hours of Canadian Air Carrier Operations training in our state-of-the-art Flight Simulation Training Devices. Students will be trained by current, experienced and active Air Carrier Pilots and Educators.

As a student of the Airline Pilot Flight Operations program, you can expect a comprehensive education in airline flight operations that includes study of airline operations and administration as well as extensive practical training to prepare you for direct entry into a First Officer position in airline operations.

Areas of Study

Areas of study include air carrier procedures and administration, flight operations, aircraft systems, computer programming, human factors and ethics, and safety management systems. Extensive flight simulation training in turboprop and Jet flight simulators emphasizing Line Oriented Flight Training and crew coordination training.

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2 Semesters (8 Months)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Your Career

The Airline Pilot Flight Operations program puts you at the leading edge of aviation training. As a graduate of this program, you will be well positioned to compete in the global market as a professional pilot.

In addition to traditional technological and flight competencies, the aviation industry is increasingly demanding management and interpersonal skills. Our Crew Resource Management and Human Factors training help develop these competencies. The result: this certificate program is ideally positioned to meet the future requirements of the Canadian and global aerospace industry. Every year we are graduating technically competent future managers and leaders.

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This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Commercial Pilot License, Group 1 Instrument Rating
  • A recognized degree or postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution;

    Mature applicants with industry flight experience will be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
  • Successful completion of a flight simulation evaluation and written exam.
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level.


Instructor Rating Aeroplane is a benefit.

Program Costs

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Tuition – Domestic


Tuition – International


Book & Supply Costs


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.


Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

416.491.5050 ext. 22840 [email protected]
416.491.5050 ext. 22364 [email protected]

Student Recruitment

Have questions about Seneca’s campuses, financial aid, student supports and more? Connect with one of our student recruiters for more information or to book a campus tour.

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Additional Contacts
Financial Aid & Awards

Program Coordinator

Tony Appels 416.491.5050 ext. 44241 [email protected]

Program Chair

Tony Appels 416.491.5050 ext. 44241 [email protected]

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions

Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities

Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees

A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates

Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network

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