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ATPL Distance Learning Courses

Too busy to take time off for a fulltime course, or you want to save money and train in the most cost effective manner possible?

If you have answered YES to part or all of the above, then Distance Learning is an option for you to get the tuition and knowledge completed

NAC’s facility is partnering with the Industry’s leading provider of EASA ATPL distance learning programmes to offer the best of both Worlds…. the inspection is complete and we are awaiting for the final approval….

Entry Requirements

To enter the course you must hold a ICAO Private Pilots Licence, which means you can hold a PPL issued from almost any country. You must also be at least 18 years old.

Course Outline

In order to be eligible to be entered into the EASA (formerly JAA) Examinations you must have completed the Theoretical knowledge syllabus, which includes:

  • 700 hrs of self study.
  • Pass 2 assessed exercises in each subject & pass a final examination in each subject
  • Attend a brush up course


Generally to complete the distance learning course it takes between 4 to 6 months per module if you study at least 3 hours per day 5 times per week.

Subjects Covered:

The subjects you will study are divided into 3 Modules, which are detailed below:


Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Meteorology Radio Navigation Mass & Balance
Navigation Flight Planning Performance
Instrumentation Air Law Principle of Flight
Human Performance & Limitation Aircraft General Knowledge Operational Procedure
VFR & IFRCommunications



Exam Entry Requirements:

Once the Module 1 distance Learning phase is completed you will join us for one week brush up followed by the first set of EASA exams. The brush up training is a compulsory requirement unless you meet the requirements of CAP 804 Part D.

If you meet the hours requirement you do not have to complete the course work or brush up and can self sign in for the exams. However, in the vast majority of cases it is advisable to complete the course work and brush up to ensure success at your first exam sitting.

What you get with this course:

  • Bristol for your iPad and paper manuals
  • Jeppesen EASA ATPL Student Pilot Route Manual
  • Fully updated online EASA feedback questions with detailed explanation
  • Student forums, Skype VOIP support, email support, 1 800 number for US students

Please CONTACT US for a personalized quote based on your individual training requirements and options.