Airline Cadet Program

Airline Cadet Program


Airline Cadet Program is designed for students that want to become Boeing 737 First Officers in 20 months after starting the training.

Airline Cadet Program

The Airline Cadet Program is performed as a single integrated training package, where you start with no previous experiences as a pilot and after completing the training you are licensed and ready to start the Boeing 737 type rating course and start working as a First Officer.

To join the Airline Cadet Program, you will need to meet the following requirements:
At least 17 years old
- A good level of English Positive assessment by Bartolini Air
- To be able to demonstrate successful completion of secondary or high school education (or equivalent)
- Applicant from non-EU countries will also need to obtain a Temporary Residency permit for unlimited stay in Slovenia and Schengen.
Additionally, you will also need to pass an initial psychological assessment as part of the medical exam, which can be done in Slovenia or any other EASA member state.

The Airline Cadet Program includes of approximately 800 hours of theoretical training and 260 hours of practical training. The students are subjected to an airline-oriented training environment to maximize the pilot proficiency required by our airline partner. We employ a team of experienced and skilled instructors, and the flight training is completed in brand new Garmin Glass-Cockpit equipped airplanes and simulator.

When completing the Airline Cadet Program, you will obtain an EASA Commercial pilot license (CPL) with a Multi-Engine Instrument rating (ME/IR) and ATPL Frozen as well as completed an MCC/JOC (Multi Crew Cooperation / Jet Orientation Course) and A-UPRT (Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training).

The programme is designed to give you all the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully apply to our partner airline. Upon completion of the Airline Cadet Program at Aviation Career Center and a final airline assessment, you will be offered a place on a Boeing 737 Type Rating course and employment in a Boeing 737 operating airline.

The tuition fee for the self-sponsored Airline Cadet Program is 75,000 EUR and can be paid in 6 or 13 instalments.The tuition fee does not include fees for the Civil Aviation Authority (cca 2.000 EUR) and Medical examination (480 EUR). Accommodation cost is not included in the tuition, but we do have arrangements with local accommodation providers where students can reside during the duration of training.

You can Apply here or Inquire below

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