Airbus A320 Type Rating Course

48-Hour Program$14,995* / 14 Days


ATP requires a $1,500 payment to reserve your class date. Remaining payment is due upon arrival for training. Acceptable forms of payment are the following: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, cash, cashier's check, money order, certified check, and traveler's checks. These checks must be made out to “ATP”. Personal and company checks are not accepted. Evaluator fees are included.

Financing Available

Thanks to the strong track record of ATP alumni, Sallie Mae and Wells Fargo both offer student loans to ATP type rating applicants. Apply Now »


Training facilities are located near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) at ATP Jet Simulation.


ATP has negotiated discounted accommodation rates and specials for type rating program students. View recommended accommodations »


Multiple classes are available each month and can be scheduled by calling +1-904-595-7995.

Start Time

Ground school start time is 0800. Airline training centers operate 24/7. Expect your simulator session to be scheduled any time of day or night, just like airline training.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

ATP requires a $1500 non-refundable payment to reserve your class date. The remaining balance will be due at check-in.

Dress Code

You will be training at airline training centers that have strict dress codes. The dress code for all training is business casual. Wear a collared shirt, long pants and business shoes. Military flight suits, shorts, jeans, t-shirts, tennis shoes and open-toed shoes are not acceptable.


Once you have been accepted as a student and an international fee of $350 has been paid, ATP will issue you an I20 to take to the embassy to apply for an M-1 visa.

TSA Procedure

Every student who is not a US citizen will need to apply for TSA approval; even if you hold a permanent resident card.

Additional A320 Programs

If you need additional ground school (no self-study before arrival) or have specific qualifying PIC/SIC experience, you may be eligible for the following program variations.

32-Hour Program 48-Hour Program 80-Hour Program
Duration 10 Days 14 Days 20 Days
Ground Instruction & Simulator
Ground Instruction 32 Hours 48 Hours 80 hours
Simulator Time** 16 Hours 20 Hours 24 Hours
Additional Simulator Time for Checkride 2 Hours 2 Hours 2 Hours
Course Materials
Cockpit Panels
Study Guides
Pre-Arrival Prep Prerequisites
50 Hours Self-Study
Pass Pre-Study Test Upon Arrival (80% minimum score)
Program Prerequisites
Valid FAA Commercial Pilot License or Higher Category
Valid Multi-Engine and Instrument Rating
Possess ATP (ATM) Knowledge Test Score Report (if applying for an ATP rating)
Be Instrument Proficient
500 Hours PIC or SIC in A320, or;
100 Hours PIC or SIC in past 12 months, or;
50 Hours PIC or SIC in A320 in past 6 months
Full Financing Available




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* Discounted crew price when you bring a training partner enrolled in the same program. Attending course without a full-paying partner increases price by $5,000.

** Flight times are providing you bring a training partner enrolled in the same program. Attending course without a full-paying partner will result in reduced Simulator time.