Have you ever dreamed to be at the controls of an airplane? Sure you have...
T.S.I. allows you to realize your dream and get one of the most exciting professions in the world - the pilot of commercial aircrafts. However putting the romance aside, pilot is also one of the most highly paid and marketable occupations.
There are not many educational institutions providing training for the commercial aviation, and Riga Transport and Telecommunication Institute (T.S.I.) is one of the few. Just 4 years after enrolling in the program "Air Transport Flight Operations" you will receive the bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences and the commercial pilot license that allows you to be a co-pilot in the future and after 1,500 hours of flight practice become a captain of an aircraft.
During Term 2, students are expected to pass a medical examination. Should a student fail to pass the said examination, he/she will have a possibility to continue studies in the specialty of an aeronautical engineer.
Training of such specialists is conducted by the Academic and Professional Aviation Centre of T.S.I. (APAC) whose activity is certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Training of specialists complies with the international standards in the field of civil aviation (ICAO).
This is a unique opportunity!
Graduates will obtain higher education and a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering as well as a commercial pilot license (FROZEN ATPL CPL) which allows working as a pilot!
Students will have flight training already in Term 2!
Faculty of Transport and Logistics
Student entry requirements:
Age: at least 18 years old
Education: Secondary or higher
Physical Status: valid EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate;
Theoretical preparation: knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and English is of key importance. During the assessment, the school and exam grades of these disciplines are evaluated additionally. A special skill assessment can be organized by the Institute for those having low or no grades from their secondary school.
Emotional, social competence and aptitude: all candidates must go through special tests and interviews developed by the selection commission Transport and Telecommunication Institute for social competence and aptitude assessment.
Awarded academic degree: Bachelor of Engineering Science in Aviation Transport
Specialization: Air Transport Flight Operations
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