Find out what you need to know to apply to become a flight training operator, complete the assessment process and how to get your certificate.
Depending on what activities you will do you may need one or more of:
- a Part 141 of CASR certificate
- a Part 142 of CASR certificate
- an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) authorising certain Part 142 of CASR activities.
Learn more about approval to conduct training activities for Parts 141 and 142 on our About certification for flight training operators page.
You can apply to become a flight training organisation as a single-person operation. You do not need to employ other staff.
To be eligible, single flight instructors must have authorisation under Part 61 of CASR to conduct the flight training they have applied for.
The instructor can only provide training in line with their instructor privileges.
How to apply for a flight training operator certificate
You must apply for a flight training operator certificate if you plan to conduct flight training as an organisation.
You can find more information for individuals operating under a 141 approval on the Become a single instructor flight training operation page.
Follow the steps below if you want to apply as an organisation.