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Steps to Enrollment Airline Career Pilot Program Admissions Process

  1. Step 1

    Request More Information

    Start by requesting more information. Request free information on ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program.

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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. If you are approved and qualified by an Admissions Representative, you will be eligible for a free Admissions Flight with ATP.

    You can proceed to Step 3 if you plan to self pay for the costs of training. Please review the ATP Payment Policies.

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  3. Step 3

    Application Review

    ATP’s Airline Career Pilot Program, while rewarding, is quite rigorous. With that in mind, we ask that you submit an admissions application and review it over the phone with a friendly ATP Admissions Advisor. This will help us to learn more about you and your goals, and confirm that you are positioned for success at ATP. When ready, please contact an admissions representative at 904-595-7950 to get started.

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  4. Step 4

    Schedule an ATP Admissions Flight

    If you are approved for financing and qualified by an Admissions Representative, your Admissions Flight is free and sponsored by ATP.

    Schedule and successfully complete an ATP Admissions Flight. 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. At your convenience, please call 904-595-7950 to schedule an Admissions Flight at one of our 76 training centers nationwide.

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  5. Step 5

    FAA First Class Medical Certificate

    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):

    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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  6. Step 6

    Start Your Airline Career Today!

    Reserve your class date with a $995 non-refundable deposit, by calling ATP Admissions at 904-595-3992. The $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.

    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 Elevate
    • 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.

    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.

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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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