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Steps to Enrollment Airline Career Pilot Program Admissions Process

  1. Step 1

    Request More Information

    Start by requesting more information. Qualified applicants will receive a phone call from an Admissions Representative to discuss the next steps in the enrollment process.

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  2. Step 2

    Apply for Financing

    Complete your no-obligation financing application. Researching financing options early allows you to begin budgeting and preparing for your new career. The proven track record of graduates allows ATP to work with multiple lenders, offering full financing for commercial pilot training with full loan payment deferment until you begin flying as an airline pilot.

    Start mapping your airline pilot career by researching what financing options are available to you. There is no obligation to accept a loan or begin training with ATP by applying.

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  3. Step 3

    Schedule an ATP Admissions Flight

    Schedule and successfully complete an ATP Admissions Flight; required for all Airline Career Pilot Program students. The Admissions Flight costs $195, which you will pay by credit card over the phone when you schedule. You can get started today by completing the Admissions Flight Online Learning Module. The Admissions team will review your score. At your convenience, please call 904-595-7950 to discuss next steps in the enrollment process and confirm your eligibility for an Admissions Flight at one of our 84 training centers nationwide.

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  4. Step 4

    Start Your Airline Career Today!

    Once you schedule your class date, you will gain immediate access to the following resources, so you can start training to become an airline pilot!

    • ATP Student Extranet
    • Comprehensive Online Training Library
    • ATP Training Bundle, Supplements, and Books (shipped to you)

    For more information, review the Online Training Resources page.

    Reserve Your Class Date

    Reserve your class date with a $2,995 non-refundable deposit, by calling ATP Admissions at 904-595-7930. The $2,995 non-refundable and non-transferable payment will be applied to the cost of your program and is required to reserve your start date.

    Airline Career Pilot Program classes begin every Monday, for all flight training locations.

    As your Airline Career Pilot Program class date approaches, ATP’s training support staff and team of flight instructors will stay in touch, and be available seven days a week to help you prepare.

    Prior to Scheduling and Placing Your Deposit: You must obtain an FAA First Class Medical Certificate with no limitations (except for corrective lenses) and meet all of ATP's admissions prerequisites.

    For Credit for Private Pilot programs, you must complete your private pilot practical test prior to scheduling your start date and placing your deposit.

    Pre-Arrival (28 Days): Completing the Private Pilot Airplane (PAR) FAA Airman Knowledge Test and ATP Elevate Private Pilot Ground School is required 28 days before your Airline Career Pilot Program starts.

    For Credit for Private Pilot programs, you must complete the Instrument Rating Airplane (IRA) FAA Airman Knowledge Test and ATP Elevate Instrument Ground School 28 days before starting your program.

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Admissions Prerequisites and Requirements

Whether you're starting from zero time or with your private pilot license, learn more about ATP's minimum admission requirements and prerequisites for the Airline Career Pilot Program.

FAA First Class Medical Certificate Required Prior to Scheduling

Airline pilots are required to hold an FAA First Class Medical Certificate with no limitations (except for corrective lenses). Follow these steps to obtain your FAA medical certificate through an Aeromedical Examiner (AME) prior to your Airline Career Pilot Program class date.

  1. First, complete the initial portion of the application through FAA MedXpress. (Important: Use your full name on the application; matching your Passport and/or your Birth Certificate)
  2. Next, locate an AME near you. You will need to call the doctors office and schedule an appointment for a FAA First Class Medical.

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How to Arrive Prepared

Arrive prepared for your training with our Airline Career Pilot Program arrival checklist. These requirements must be met prior to your class date, if not prior to scheduling.

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