If you are a new Commercial Pilot and are looking to build your hours, becoming a Flight Instructor can be a great option for you. Or if you love working with people and get joy out of helping people accomplish their goals of being a pilot, Flight Instructing can be a very rewarding career.
Based on minimum Transport Canada requirements
Minimum 30 Hours of fuel training
- 5 of these hours are Instrument Training
- 25 hours of ground school is required
Upon first completing the Instructor Rating, you will be a Class IV Flight Instructor. You will be allowed to teach flight training for the issue of licenses and permits (mainly PPL and CPL), but will be required to be supervised under a Class I or Class II Flight Instructor. These are very rewarding professions.