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Ground School


National On-Line Ground school for the Glider Pilot Training Course and the Power Pilot Training Course is being run.  This activity is optional.  Cadets must be eligible, see CJCR Group Order 8060-7 Air Cadet National Training Selection Process: sections of interest are the Annexes which detail the eligibility and the selection process. 

Any Cadet who intends to apply for Glider Pilot Training Course (GPTC) or the Power Pilot Training Course (PPTC) must complete the entire 45 hours of online ground school and the selection exam which will take place on the week of the 14-24 January 2024; the exam will be returning to a proctored format and be conducted under supervision. Squadrons may continue to offer their own ground school, but cadets may only challenge the examination upon completion of the national online ground school course. The eligibility requirements for the online training are the same as those for the GPTC and PPTC. The course can accommodate up to 4000 trainees at a time, in English or French, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Training will start 1 Oct 23. Once cadets are registered, they will receive instructions to the C365 email address.

Additional Information

  • Officer in Charge: Lt. I Park
  • Cadet Self-Study is 45 hours online training, and the exam will occur on the week of 14-24Jan 2024.
  • Cadets need to be registered through Fortress.  Please fill in the form below.  Registration is open 8 Sep 2023 to 15 Nov2023.
  • If you intend to apply for the course this year, please book a CAT 3 medical exam with a registered Civil Aviation medical examiner.

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