17 years old (18 at the date of the CPL Skill test)
At least High School graduate
Hold a minimum of 5.5 IELTS, 605 TOEIC, CEFR B2, (TOEIC training also available in Montpellier)
Hold EASA Class 1 medical without restrictions (to be done 3 months before flying)
Successfully pass Airways Aviation Compass Test (online/on site)
Successfully Pass ESMA entrance interview
Mathematics and Science education is preferable.
Our EASA Integrated Course is designed to take you from no aviation experience (ab initio) to a qualified commercial pilot with a ‘frozen’ Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). On graduation, you will be ready to begin your new career.
We offer EASA accredited pilot training at our purpose-built academy at Montpellier Méditerranée Airport. The course syllabus was created in consultation with leading airlines and covers the rigorous technical requirements of pilot training, but also includes personal and professional development at every stage of the process.
Our modern facilities are designed to offer everything needed for great achievements and an outstanding training experience.
20 Diamond aircraft fleet: 14 DA40 6 DA42
4 flight simulators:
DGAC accredited Exam centre.
We have more than 11,000m² of buildings, spread over several spaces.
Purpose-built Classrooms & study areas, Hall Simulators, PNC Hall – Hostesses / Stewards, Workshops Part 145 & 147, AeroCampus.
Football and basketball courts, badminton hall, table tennis and gym room.
Furnished studio and one-bedroom apartments ideally located in the airport area.
Spacious common rooms and kitchen facilities.
Small group teaching with a friendly atmosphere.
Experienced instructors and training staff.
Dedicated student support team.
ATPL Theoretical Knowledge + Airline Preparation
The integrated course begins with the theory that underpins an Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). The theory structure breaks the course down into 14 key areas, which will be completed in three distinct stages over 36 weeks:
Aircraft General Knowledge
Principles of Flight
Mass and Balance
Total theory training hours: 767
Initial Pilot Training + Airline Preparation
Once you’ve passed your ATPL exams, you’ll progress onto flight training at our state-of-the-art academies in Montpellier, France. The skies of south France offer pilot friendly flying conditions while Montpellier’s light air traffic and long runway mean your initial flight training gets you off to a confident start. You have the option to perform part of your training in the UK. where students experience challenging controlled airspace and a stress loaded environment which prepares them for their airline career.
fly our fleet of Diamond DA40 /DA42 with Glass Cockpit aircrafts state of the Art Simulators complete all required hours of single-engine training learn about:
Threat and Error Management
Safety Management Systems
Workload Management and Lifestyle Training
Principles of Flight
Advanced Flight Training + Airline Preparation
After you’ve completed Stage 3, you will start the advanced level of your flight training which provides you with the skills and experience required to become a fully qualified commercial pilot.
You will gain further experience by:
Flying the twin-engine, glass cockpit DA42 (26.5 hours)
Undertake further training in an FNPTII simulator (42 hours)
Learn to fly in instrument conditions
Principles of Flight
Multi- Pilot Foundation Jet Course
After you’ve completed Stage 4, you will then complete your training with one of our expert partners in Spain, Ireland, Germany or the Netherlands.
The Multi-Crew Cooperation & Jet Orientation Course is the final stage of your EPP and is the ultimate preparation for your first airline application. Everything you have learnt will come together in an airline training setting as you will be able to operate as a professional airline pilot.
Undertake 2 weeks of intensive Multi-Crew Cooperation and Jet Orientation (MCC/JOC) training
increase your hours on a fixed based simulator
On completion of the course, you will have the skills and training necessary to look at the following career pathways:
First Officer for commercial airlines
Corporate pilot for private clients
Cargo pilot for logistic companies
Flight Instructor (on completion of further training)
Flight Operations Captain after 1500 hours and after completing a command course
Fees Include Transport:
Every day to and from the academy
All first-time Flying Skill Tests
Airport associated costs:
Use of instruments
Accomodation can b arranged as per students requirement at extra cost other than fees
Sunsea Package - Sunsea has special packages for its students
fATPL Package Programme
This package will help the students to build up flying hours and speed up the process of qualifying for fATPL.
Guaranteed job interview with Airline upon successful completion of Sunsea Package – fATPL
Instructing gives you a networking opportunity as you work with pilots from all certification and flight experience levels ranging from corporate pilots; regional airline pilots; independent aircraft owner/operators; and career-minded private pilot students. In the close-knit pilot community, your associations will create additional opportunities which will ultimately increase your career earnings.
In the Airline industry today, timing is essential. Sunsea offers highly desired flight instructor jobs in Canada, where you will earn and build single and multi-engine experience fast.