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AOPA FI(A)/CRI(A) Refresher Course

AOPA UK is a CAA Approved Training Organisation (ATO), Number PTO-107 and meets the requirements of Part FCL for Flight Instructor Rating and Class Rating Instructor revalidation.

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FI(A) & CRI(A) Refresher Course

AOPA UK is a CAA Approved Training Organisation (ATO), Number PTO-107 and meets the requirements of Part FCL for Flight Instructor Rating and Class Rating Instructor revalidation.

Our course is structured for instructors teaching across the complete range of ab initio, CPL and IR students.

During the two day course, Topics covered will include:

New/current rules/regulations, with emphasis on knowledge of EASA-part FCL
Teaching and learning
Instructional techniques
The role of Instructor
National Regulations
Human Factors
Flight safety, incident and accident prevention
Threat and Error Management
Legal aspects and enforcement procedures
Navigational skills, new/current radio avigation aids
Teaching Instrument Flying
Weather related topics, methods of distribution
Additional topic selected by the competent authority

Please note that we no longer cover FI(H) renewals/revalidations at AOPA Courses.

Under CAA rules you may attend a seminar any time during the validity of your FI Rating.

If the FI certificate has lapsed, the applicant shall, within a period of 12 months before renewal:

(1) attend an instructor refresher course;
(2) pass an assessment of competence in accordance with FCL.935. Full details can be found in UK Reg (EU) No.1178/2011 (the UK Aircrew Regulation) and the Air Navigation Order 2016.

For more information regarding the AOPA Instructor Course contact Mandy Nelson by email mandy@aopa.co.uk or phone 020 7834 5631

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What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to bring:

- Your Pilot’s licence and Photo ID
- Your log books showing evidence of the number of instructional hours you have completed

Will I need to give a presentation?

During the Course, candidates will be allocated to syndicates and be required to consider a topical training issues and deliver a short presentation back as a group to all candidates. This is not a test and is designed to facilitate discussion during questions and share current thoughts. Candidates will have time to prepare, discuss and decide format in their syndicates. Candidates are encouraged to bring any of their own training notes, manuals and pens/notebooks that they might find useful. 

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Course Prices

The cost for our course is:

The non-member price is £325 (£270.83 plus VAT @ 20% of £54.17)
Current AOPA(UK) Instructor members price is £275 (£229.17 plus VAT @ 20% of £45.83)

What does the price include?

Lectures and presentations over two days, morning and afternoon refreshments and a buffet lunch.

Certificate of Attendance

"I thought this was one of the best refresher seminars I have attended. Having such an experienced and diverse group of attendees was also extremely beneficial when learning from others. The course was incredibly well organised and facilitated, the content and presenters were all exemplary and I would highly recommend this course."

Venue

Unless otherwise stated courses will be held in the AOPA Offices at:

Lakeside Pavillion

Chaucer Business Park

Watery Lane

Kemsing

SEVENOAKS

TN15 6QY

On site parking is limted and only available if agreed in advance.

Contact Mandy Nelson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Venue Information

AOPA Flight Instructor Course Dates

19/20 March 2024

16/17 July 2024

19/20 November 2024

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AOPA FI(A)/CRI(A) Refresher Course Booking Form

You can book and pay for your chosen FI(A) Refresher Course using this secure online payment service and a Credit/Debit Card.

You may only book and pay for a single place, either at the member or non-member rate. If you require more places you should complete and pay for a separate booking form for each place required.

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Booking Terms and Conditions - Cancellation Policy

  • If you are unable to attend and advise AOPA at least 10 working days prior to the start of the course, a full refund will be made.
  • If you cancel less than 10 but more than one working day before the start of the course, then there will be an Administration charge of £15, which will be deducted from the refund.
  • If cancellation is made within 24 hours of the start of the course, a charge of £50 will be deducted from the refund: however if the participant defers to the next course, then the charge will be only £15.
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You have selected the discounted seminar price options for current AOPA UK Members.

Your booking is subject to verification of your membership status. If you are not a current AOPA UK member you will be required to pay the £35 (Inc VAT) member discount plus an additional Admin fee of £10 in order to secure your place.

If you are unsure of your membership status please contact the office on 020 7834 5631 during normal office hours prior to making a booking.

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Course Cost Breakdown (Member)

Your Refresher Course Cost is £275; £229.17 plus £45.83 VAT at 20%

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Your Total Course Cost is £325; £270.83 + £54.17 VAT at 20%

Venue Information

The venue is:

Lakeside Pavilion

Chaucer Business Park

Watery Lane

Kemsing

SEVENOAKS

TN15 6QY

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Venue and Accommodation Guide (Download)

There is limited parking on-site. Priority will be given to Staff and Seminar Presenters. If there are any spare spaces these will be allocated by request only and on a first-come first-serve basis. If you request a parking space below you will be informed if you have been allocated a space.

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VAT Invoice

You will be provided with a VAT Invoice at the event.