Instrument Pilot Rating

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Expand your aviation education and ability in the instrument pilot rating program. With this certification, you’ll learn how to fly at night and in inclement weather by using your instrument panel. This program gets you one step closer toward becoming a professional pilot.

What you’ll gain through the instrument pilot rating program

  • Advanced instruction on reading an instrument panel
  • Access to more flight opportunities

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition

Rates based on flight hours logged.

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Instrument pilot rating curriculum

Students in this certification program must complete six credit hours. The program course includes:

  • AVM 220 Instrument Flight Theory and Training, Basic
  • AVM 221 Instrument Flight Theory and Training, Advanced

Prerequisites for the flight instructor course include:

In addition, requirements for the Instrument Pilot Rating Certificate include:

  • Obtaining a visa if you are an international student
  • Passing a medical exam
  • Being at least 17 years old when you complete the certification


Pilot careers 

The instrument pilot rating certification program can take you to the next level in your current position, or help you attain your dream job. Along with your instrument pilot rating, you will also need to earn your pilot certificate in order to pursue a career as a pilot. 

If you are interested in profiting from your piloting services, you must obtain your Commercial Pilot Certificate

Alumni of the instrument pilot rating program have used their certificate to gain employment with nationally known companies, including:

  • Spirit Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Opa Locka airport authority


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