BSc (Hons) Year 1

You will begin 9 months of ATPL theory tuition, this takes place at our ATPL study centre. There are 3 stages to these examinations. Following this 9 month period you will have up to 6 months to finalise your examinations which will take place at a CAA approved E-Exam centre.

You can complete your ATPL theory via distance learning under our guidance. Get in touch with our recruitment department if you would like to do this.


ATPL Theory

There are 14 ATPL theory subjects which are grouped into 3 stages

Stage 1

  • Human Performance and Limitations
  • Air Law and ATC Procedures
  • Operational Procedures
  • VFR Communications
  • IFR Communications
  • Meteorology


Stage 2

  • Principles of Flight
  • Performance
  • Flight Planning
  • General Navigation
  • Mass and Balance


Stage 3

  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Instrumentation
  • Radio Navigation

On to the BSc (Hons) course

You will now progress into the first part of the 2 year BSc (Hons) course. All the qualifications you have so far will be counted as your entry requirements

To BSc (Hons) part 1