• EWA.1H - Multi-engine aircraft flying Code and float plane instruments.

  • EWA.1H - Multi-engine aircraft flying Code and float plane instruments.

  • EWA.1H - Multi-engine aircraft flying Code and float plane instruments.

  • EWA.1H - Multi-engine aircraft flying Code and float plane instruments.

Why should you choose this program? WHY?

  • The largest public piloting school in Canada supervises this program.

  • You’ll have a diploma from a school with an established reputation in the industry.

  • We developed the curriculum directly in tune to industry needs.


  • We adapt courses to the realities of the job market.

  • This program puts emphasis on safety.

  • Experienced resources conduct supervision.

  • Employment awaits you at the very end of your studies.

  • We offer training over a short period of time.

  • Linchpin intervening parties support student success.

  • Ancillary services answer students’ needs.



  • Make sure you meet the specific admission conditions of the program (a completed Secondary School or High School Diploma (SSD/HSD/DES, candidates will be submitted to a sorting test and upgrading activities after analysis of their files).

  • Make sure you are admissible to a program that leads to an attestation of college studies (through possession of a DES or training deemed sufficient by the CEGEP) by meeting one of the following conditions. You:

    • have interrupted full-time studies or pursued post-secondary studies full-time for at least two consecutive terms or a school year;
    • are covered under an agreement between the college and an employer, or are benefiting from a government plan;
    • have interrupted full-time studies during one semester and pursued full-time post-secondary studies during one semester or
    • hold a diploma of vocational studies (DVS).
  • Make sure that you satisfy the following specific requirements. You

    • are 18 years of age or older;
    • reside in Quebec and will provide proof to this effect;
    • have a valid Quebec Health Insurance Card (proof required);
    • have a valid Status or Beneficiary card (status card: proof required) and
    • a completed Secondary School or High School Diploma (SSD/HSD/DES). Candidates will be submitted to a sorting test and upgrading activities after analysis of their files


    • Candidates who cannot provide valid proof of their Status or Beneficiary card or who do not have this card will automatically be put on a waiting list; there is no guarantee that they will be able to access the selection process of the program.
    • Candidates who are put on the waiting list may be called on to undergo various additional tests if we invite them to the selection process.
  • Make sure that you satisfy all necessary criteria stipulated by Transport Canada to qualify for a category 1 medical certificate (obtention of the certificate is the first criterion to pursue the admission process).

  • Read medical fact sheets to ensure that you do not have a condition that makes you inadmissible to the medical certificate. A detailed medical briefing book will be send to the candidates eligible for the program.

  • Gather documents mentioned in the medical briefing book that you must provide and carry out steps in order to see a doctor. Fill out and sign the authorization form to release information collected in the Quebec Health Record (QHR). The data will be accessible to the civil aviation medical examiner (CAME) and authorized representatives of the CEGEP. All QHRs will be examined by the doctor. Failure to provide these documents will automatically exclude a candidate from the process.

  • Pass the necessary blood and urine tests during a medical examination after you have received a prescription to this end and signed the consent form.

  • Pass a medical examination by a medical examiner certified by Transport Canada and determined by the Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Submit to an eye examination with a specialist appointed by the Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue.


    The CEGEP and its delegated medical examiner reserve the right to be stricter than standards, among others, for certain illnesses characterized as progressive that could make the candidate unfit for flying in the short term. The majority of medical examinations are at the candidate’s expense.


  • Submit to a series of tests that measure the abilities required for the program and the profession after you have been summoned.

  • Submit to a behavioural or situational type of selection interview that will be used to substantiate if the candidate has the abilities to succeed in and complete the program. (During this interview, the candidate will provide a filled-out criminal record research report that will be used to confirm if he/she is able to get access authorization to restricted airport zones and other certifications that will be necessary for work. Each file will be assessed individually, and the applicant may initiate steps that allow him/her to meet requirements to obtain the aforementioned certifications.)

    *** To be admitted to the program, the candidate must go through the many steps of the selection process. The CEGEP will reject the candidate’s application if he/she fails one of the steps. The candidate must have succeeded the preceding step to move on to the next one.


Complice de votre ambition


The following chart presents estimated fees related to training. These fees may vary in time and do not include housing and groceries during this period. They are presented for informative purposes only and are not exhaustive.


Fees related to the admission and selection process
Admission fees ± $450 to $500
Before training
Mandatory material  ± $2,500
During training
Tuition, training material, testing and annotation fees ± $4,000




We ask that you consult your band council or even the school institution of your community to verify your eligibility for financial aid. They will be able to check with you and see to what you are entitled.

If you do not have access to financing in your community, the CEGEP will put a service at your disposal that will inform you about the Quebec government financial aid program as well as accompany you throughout the process to get loans and bursaries. Please consult the computer simulator at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca to find out the amount that could be allocated to you. Call 1-877-643-3750 or 1-888-345-4505 (an interactive telephone line) for information.

Complice de votre ambition



  • A personalized accompaniment service by an intervening party dedicated to the cohort
  • Some help to search for your housing
  • Customized pedagogical follow-up
  • Connections created with airlines to ease the obtaining of a hiring promise
  • A cafeteria and a student café
  • Psychosocial and health services
  • Accompaniment to the various services available in Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Food services, businesses, support services and networking organizations a stone’s throw from the CEGEP
  • The Oriel-Riopel Sports Centre, which includes a pool, training room and gym





1-Admission fees: $30

You must send a cheque or money order in the amount of $30 made out to the Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue so your file can be created.

2- Duly completed Admission Form here Form

Take care to read the form properly and fill it out in block letters as accurately as possible. Do not forget to sign and date it and send to Sylvie Ouellet, Formation continue/Services internationaux, Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue,675, 1re Avenue, Val-d’Or (Québec) J9P 1Y3, email: sylvie.ouellet@cegepat.qc.ca

3- Admission Form Based on Sufficient Training/Educational Background here Form

This step is necessary only for those who do not have a diploma (DES or DEP).

4- Copy of your birth certificate from the Directeur de l’état civil

This document is mandatory. It must come from the Directeur de l’état civil in Quebec or the equivalent organization in your province of birth and include the name of your father and mother. Documents often titled Baptistère (baptism certificate) that come from your parish are not recognized. Only send a readable copy of the certificate.

5- Copy of your diploma(s) (DES or DEP)

Send a copy of diplomas obtained according to the education that you have.

6- Copy of the most recent transcript from the Ministry of Education

7- Most recent résumé or CV

We need this to ratify your admissibility regarding RREQ criteria.

8- A copy of your valid Status or Beneficiary card (both sides)

9- A copy of your valid Quebec Health Insurance Card

10- Completed Authorization form for release of medical information Form


It will be our pleasure to take the time to answer and accompany you in your studies project. Don’t hesitate to contact us!