Student Alert: This program is pending activation notification to the College's DBOT. It has been approved by SACSCOC with new student enrollments beginning with the fall term 2019 (2198). For more information, please contact Program Manager Sam Fischer at (904) 317-3844 or Sam.Fischer@fscj.edu.
The Commercial Pilot Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students for a career as a commercial pilot. By aligning with the latest industry trends and staying current with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, students gain the hands-on training and practical flight instruction needed to begin their flying careers. Join one of the best flight schools in Florida.
Certification and Licensing
The Commercial Pilot T.C. program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to earn the necessary FAA pilot certificates.
Flight and Ground School courses comply with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Parts 61 and 141 and are FAA certified.
Additional application requirements
- Students must earn (or already hold) a Private Pilot Certificate. Incoming students can do this with FSCJ by taking non-credit courses. Contact the Program Manager for information on how to begin initial pilot training.
- Students must have a 1st, 2nd or 3rd Class FAA Medical from an FAA-authorized Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). More information can be found on the FAA website at faa.gov/pilots/amelocator/. (Veterans using their GI Bill must hold a current 1st or 2nd class Medical to enroll in each flight course.)
- Students must present Proof of Citizenship documents. Non-U.S. citizens must have Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approval to begin flight training. The approval process may take several months. Foreign flight students should visit the TSA website at flightschoolcandidates.gov for more information.