Pilot Training in New Zealand

Are you interested in gaining the necessary skills to fly as a commercial pilot for leading airlines or train students as a flight instructor but not sure how to become an airline pilot or a flight instructor and achieve your aviation goals? We have been recruiting students for pilot training in New Zealand since 2006. Read on and take the first step towards turning your aviation dreams into reality, submit your Student Enquiry now.

Aviation Courses

The aviation courses cater to the varying needs of aspiring pilots. All courses are safety oriented and designed to maximise the employment potential of prospective pilots. We have provided below two of the most popular Diploma in Aviation courses:

New Zealand Diploma in Aviation Level 5 (General Aviation)

New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (General Aviation) course includes:

  • New Zealand Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • New Zealand Commercial Pilot License with Night Privileges (CPL)
  • New Zealand Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR)

To find out complete details including fees, admission requirements and more, submit your Student Enquiry now.

New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instructor)

Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instructor) qualification is the top of the line, highly sought after aviation course and provides two career options. Successful graduates can initially work as a flight instructor, increase flight hours, improve flying skills and get paid for flying!. Higher flight hours and superior flying skills enhances employment prospects as a Commercial Pilot should you wish to later on join an airline and work as a commercial pilot. Upon completion, you will have:

  • New Zealand Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • New Zealand Commercial Pilot License with Night Privileges (CPL)
  • New Zealand Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR)
  • New Zealand 'C' Category Instructor Rating (Instructor Rating).

To find out complete Diploma in Aviation (Flight Training) programme and other details, submit your Student Enquiry now.

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Recognition of New Zealand Pilot License

New Zealand is a member state of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and New Zealand pilot license is recognised in all 193 ICAO member states.

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Training Fees

Pilot training fees include:

  • Tuition fees for ground training for 12- 17 papers (depending upon course selected);
  • Training materials and equipment - Pilot Books, Charts, Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP), Nav Computer, Ruler, Protractor;
  • Theory exam fees (single attempt) for all theory subjects conducted by ASPEC on behalf of (CAANZ);
  • Solo (Pilot In Command) and Dual flying;
  • Flight test fees (single attempte) for tests conducted by CAANZ certified flight examiners;
  • Aviation Language Proficiency Test fee;
  • Airways Charges and Landing Fees;
  • GPS Ground Course;
  • Log Book;
  • Class 1 Medical Renewal;
  • Uniforms;
  • International student fees;

In addition to fees, students should factor in the following additional costs

  • Initial Class 1 medical;
  • Immigration medical for student visa application;
  • Student travel and health insurance premium;
  • Accommodation, meals, transport etc (living expense while in New Zealand;
  • Flight Tickets.

To find out fees and other details, submit your Student Enquiry now

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Instalment Payments

Fees for Diploma in Aviation (General Aviation) are payable in three installments and for Diploma in Aviation (Flight Instructor) programme are payable in 4 installments.

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Fee Protection

In New Zealand, international student fees are paid to the Public Trust Account. The Public Trust will hold the fees on students' behalf and will periodically release the amount of training costs incurred by the education provider based on the invoice received. This ensures that unused amount of fees are always held by the Public Trust and are available for refund to the students, if required.

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Requirements To Become a Pilot

Students must meet all of the following requirements for admission including minimum qualifications requirement for enrollment at the flight academy:

  • Age 18 years at course commencement;
  • Passed (or appeared for) High School exams with good grades in English, Maths and Physics;
  • Pass the online ADAPT Trainee Pilot Pre-screening Test with at least a Medium result;
  • Be proficient in English (IELTS academic 6.0, PTE 50);
  • Civil Aviation Authority New Zealand (CAA NZ) Class 1 Medical Certificate (CAA NZ medical examiners are available overseas);
  • Police Certificate from home country and all countries lived in for more than 5 years since age 17;

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Earn While You Learn

International students can work part-time (20 hours a week) during course duration and full-time (40 hours a week) during annual break (current minimum wage is NZD 23.15 per hour). Students should however ensure at all times that, work does not interfere with their attendance and/or their performance. Lower attendance and/or repeated failures will be self-defeating and expose students to disciplinary action including termination.

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How We Will Help

We are experienced in recruiting pilot training students and provide free comprehensive service as under:

Enrolment & Admission Service

Upon receiving your Student Enquiry, we will:

  • arrange a Zoom meeting to introduce each other, understand your training needs and advise you appropriately;
  • email you course information, course fees, enrolment form and related information;
  • scrutinise your 'Application' and documents to ensure they meet admission requirements;
  • arrange telephonic interview with the Chief Flying Instructor (CFI);
  • if successful, arrange your 'Offer of Place' letter.

Student Visa Service

Being Licensed Immigration Adviser, we specialise in visa service and enjoy a very high visa approval rate. Upon acceptance of 'Offer of Place' issued by your training provider, we will enter into Service Agreement for student visa service and will:

  • provide list of documents required for your student visa application;
  • scrutinise documents to ensure they meet Immigration New Zealand (INZ) student visa requirements;
  • prepare and lodge your student visa application;
  • make submissions in support of your student visa application;
  • liaise with your case officer and respond to queries raised if any;
  • represent you throughout the visa service period until receipt of visa decision.

Contact us now for advice, guidance and assistance with your admission and student visa. Submit your Student Enquiry now.

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Call us, email us or submit your enquiry now (preferred):

(Onshore): 09-2641313
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Email: kaimah.consultants@gmail.com
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Enquire: Submit Student Enquiry

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