Where To Study To Become A Pilot

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If you envision a career in aviation, it's important to know where to study. This industry is much sought after by people who love traveling to different places, exploring unique cultures and socializing. Let’s start with where you can study first.


Aviation Studies is one of the 19 new school subjects that the Department of Education has implemented in schools in South Africa over the last five years.

In this subject, learners will be exposed to general aviation theory to prepare them for work in the aviation sector.

At the end of their high schooling career, learners will have a background of the sector prior to deciding whether they’ll study towards this qualification in post-school education and training.

Here's a list of flight training centres in South Africa that you can choose from:

  1. Cape Town Flight Training Centre
  2. Johannesburg School Of Flying
  3. Morningstar Flight Academy
  4. Flight Training College
  5. Eagle Flight Academy South Africa
  6. U-Fly Training Academy
  7. UAV Industries
  8. Cranfield Aviation Training
  9. Madiba Bay School of Flight
  10. AAA 4 PILOTS
  11. Aeronav Academy
  12. Johannesburg Flying Academy
  13. Progress Flight Academy
  14. Virginia Flight School
  15. Lanseria Flight Centre
  16. 43 Air School
  17. The Academy of Aviation
  18. Skyy Aviation Academy
  19. Paramount Aviation Academy (Pty) Ltd
  20. Avcon Jet Africa

For a full list of places to study to become a pilot, head to our Where To Study section.

This is a diverse career field with many opportunities in both the public and private sectors. 

This depends on the type of pilot that you want to be and the sector that you are most passionate about. 


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After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a multitude of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even considering entrepreneurial ventures, each offering unique opportunities for personal and professional growth.

You've probably been contemplating the next chapter of your life all throughout the year asking yourself, 'what am I going to study after I finish completing my matric certificate exams?', 'am I going to study? What else can I do when I pass'? Well, we can help.


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