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CAAS CPL/IR Programme


Pursue your dream to become a commercial pilot by equipping yourself with a CAAS CPL/IR. This full-time course comprises ATPL Ground School in Singapore and Flight Training in Australia.

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CAAS Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with Instrument Rating Programme

Course StructureDuration Course FeesNo. of InstalmentsLicence Awarded By:
Full-time18 MonthsSGD153,040
(excluding GST)

(inclusive of 7% GST) 

* Fees not inclusive of Additional Training Cost & Charges (ATCC) Deposit of SGD6,000
9Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore


Entry requirements

  • Age: 18 years and above
  • Education: Minimum ‘A’ Levels certificate or equivalent preferred (those with 5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits including Mathematics, English and a Science subject may be considered)
  • Able to pass CAAS Class 1 and Class 2 Aviation Medical Examination
  • Good proficiency in English Language (e.g. IELTS overall grade of 5.5) 
  • Male Singaporeans must have either completed or be exempted from full-time National Service
  • No criminal conviction or finding of guilt (include all motor vehicle traffic-related convictions)


Ground School - Conducted in Singapore

  1. Air Law
  2. Air Frame, Systems and Engines
  3. Flight Planning and Monitoring 
  4. General Navigation
  5. Human Performance
  6. IFR Communication
  7. Instrumentation
  8. Mass and Balance
  9. Meteorology
  10. Operational Procedures
  11. Performance
  12. Principles of Flight
  13. Radio Navigation
  14. VFR Communication    

Flight Training - Conducted in Australia

  • Basic Flying Training & Navigation Training 
    • 3 progress checks (flight assessments)
  • Basic Instrument Flying
    • 3 progress checks (flight assessments)
  • Night Flying Training & Commercial Flying Training 
    • 3 progress checks (flight assessments)
  • Multi-engine Type & Instrument Rating
    • 1 progress check (flight assessments)
  • CAAS Flight Test


  • CAAS Examination 


  • 18 months (Full-time)
  • 750 hours of theory training
  • 200 hours of flight training*
  • 25 hours in Flight Training Device
*Actual flight training hours are subject to changes

Average Teacher to Student ratio: 1:20 


Awards to be conferred

  • Frozen ATPL
  • CPL with Instrument Rating and Multi-Engine endorsements