• Overview - 2020/2021

    This three-year Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership Advanced Diploma is designed to provide domestic and international students with a strong background in aviation leadership, including familiarity with safety management systems, Canadian Air Regulations, flight operations and logistics, airline operations, entrepreneurship, scheduling and infrastructure, professional standards and practice and maintenance and avionics contexts.

    This programming will provide opportunities for employment in aviation environments, including flight operations, scheduling, supply chain management, commercial flight, training and administration.

    The program simultaneously includes the option to complete a Fixed-wing Canadian Private and Commercial Pilot's License, including night, instrument and multi-engine, and Airline Transport ratings enabling graduates to seek opportunities in varied aviation flight operations and business ventures as well as traditional airline transport flight positions.

    Training aircraft and pilot's license training will be delivered by an external/third-party flight-training provider (Diamond Flight Center) located at the London International Airport. Students will need to meet Diamond Flight Center's admission requirements and medical fitness requirements to be able engage in this training. See Diamond Flight Center's website for more information about those requirements.

    Completion of flight training is not required for graduation from the Advanced Diploma program.

  • Admission Requirements - 2020/2021

    Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with courses from the College (C), University (U),
    University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH:
    - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
    - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)
    (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
    OR
    Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH:
    - Communications
    - Core Mathematics
    (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
    OR
    Pre-Technology Ontario College Certificate AND:
    - Minimum final grade of 'C+' or 65 in the required courses stated above
    OR
    Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH:
    - The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 520  AND:
    - Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)
    (Note: minimum final grade required is 65)
    OR
    Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

    English Language Requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:
    • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements.
    • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
    • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
    • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
    • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

    Recommended Academic Preparation

    • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U)
    • Additional Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)

    Applicant Selection Criteria

    Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
    1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
    2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
    3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements
    Note:
    • Admission to the Fanshawe College Pre-Technology program does not guarantee admission in a subsequent year to the Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program. Successful completion of the Fanshawe College Pre-Technology program, however, does enable the student to be given additional consideration when applying to the Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program. The Pre-Technology program is the preferred designated preparatory program for admission to the Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program.
  • Careers - 2020/2021

    Career Opportunities

    This program will provide opportunities for employment in aviation environments, including flight operations, scheduling, supply chain management, commercial flight, training and administration.
  • More Information - 2020/2021

    A Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma Program


    Program Code: CFA1
    Campus Code: LCA (LCA - London Campus Airport)
    September Admission
    15 week terms
    Academic Calendars available at www.fanshawec.ca/academicdates

    Contact

    Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology: 519-452-4430 ext. 6370

    Program Description

    This three-year Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership Advanced Diploma is designed to provide domestic and international students with a strong background in aviation leadership, including familiarity with safety management systems, Canadian Air Regulations, flight operations and logistics, airline operations, entrepreneurship, scheduling and infrastructure, professional standards and practice and maintenance and avionics contexts. This programming will provide opportunities for employment in aviation environments, including flight operations, scheduling, supply chain management, commercial flight, training and administration.

    The program simultaneously includes the option to complete a Fixed-wing Canadian Private and Commercial Pilot�s License, including night, instrument and multi-engine, and Airline Transport ratings enabling graduates to seek opportunities in varied aviation flight operations and business ventures as well as traditional airline transport flight positions. Training aircraft and pilot�s license training will be delivered by an external/third-party flight-training provider (Diamond Flight Center) located at the London International Airport. Students will need to meet Diamond Flight Center�s admission requirements and medical fitness requirements to be able engage in this training. See Diamond Flight Center�s website for more information about those requirements.   

    Completion of flight training is not required for graduation from the Advanced Diploma program.

    Program Pathways

    For information about Program Pathways visit www.fanshawec.ca/programpathways.
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