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Pilot Training College Assessment Days throughout the UK

 
It’s that time of year again... the time to open those eagerly anticipated exam results... hopefully, for most the late nights of revision have paid off and now the only question left is "what’s next”?
 
Those aiming for dizzy heights might be interested in the prestigious Pilot Training College’s series of Flight Crew Selection days and career guidance seminars which are taking place across the country. The aim of the sessions is to demonstrate to would-be students the skills and aptitude needed to be a commercial pilot and to assess applicants on suitability.  
 
The Pilot Skills and Aptitude Assessment Day is the first step to becoming an Airline Pilot. The assessment will last approximately  5 hours. Once confirmed on the assessment course students will receive a preparation pack to help them practice for the Flight Crew Selection day. The first part consists of a presentation on courses offered, information about PTC, a short video showing facilities in Ireland and Florida and candidates will partake in various group activities. They will then take a specialised computer-based skills test analysing their hand/eye co-ordination, verbal and visual decision-making, multi-tasking, capacity and concentration levels. Students are then de-briefed by a Senior Flight Instructor and can discuss their career options available to them. On successful completion of the Pilot Skills and Aptitude Assessment test, they will complete pre-registration with the College.
 
Pilot Training College will design a training scheme together with the candidate, customised to their specific needs. As the course requires financial investment, PTC always have people on-hand to advise students on their funding options.
 
From their impressive flight centres in Florida, USA, Waterford and Dublin in Ireland and soon to be announced Cambridge in the UK, the Pilot Training College is likely to train up to 300 students this year, all becoming fully qualified commercial pilots to JAA and ATPL accredited standards.
 
To find out about selection interviews in your area and for more information visit http://www.pilottrainingcollege.com