About Us

Professional pilot training

Pilot training offered by experienced and passionate airline captain instructors and aviation professionals. Go from zero time to airline ready in 24 months.

Training excellence

We focus on total customer and business partner satisfaction through well articulated performance standards and a commitment to excellence

Don't delay, begin today

There has never been a better time to enter the aviation sector as a pilot. Enquire today of how we partner with you to realise your dreams of becoming a professional airline pilot.

Professional pilot training

Ab-initio pilot training

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Take the first step in realising your dream of becoming a pilot. Don't delay, enquire today and start flying. 

Airbus A320/A330/A340 Type Ratings

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Airbus focussed pilot training of the highest standard for the professional pilot. Using the latest training solutions and modern full flight simulators will ensure that you experience world class excellence.

Zero to ATPL

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Our complete training solution that takes you from zero to ATPL in 18 months. This fully inclusive package is customised to your specific needs.

Zero to A320 rating

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A complete training solution that allows the candidate to go from zero time to A320/A330/A340 rating. On completion the candidate will be awarded a "frozen ATPL" and A320 rating.

Modular training

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PPL, CPL, ATPL, Mutli-engine, instrument, instructor and night ratings. Training solutions built around you to meet your budget and pace of learning.

Our fleet

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Our fleet comprises well maintained and late model Cessna 172 Jet A1, Piper Archer, Beechcraft Baron, Piper Navajo, A320, A330 and A340 Full flight simulators. 

Introductory Flight


Have you ever dreamed of flying or becoming a pilot someday?

With an introductory flight, you can become a pilot for a day and see for yourself what pilot training is all about and what it would be like. 

 Enjoy a flight over Johannesburg and Sandton with one of our experienced and professional flight instructors.

This can be your very first experience in aviation training.

International students


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We will assist you in obtaining the necessary visas and CAA approval for pilot training in South Africa. 


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Accommodation is provided on a bed and breakfast basis.  Students are housed close to the airport in comfortable and safe surroundings with easy access to convenient amenities such as shopping malls, restaurants etc.


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A dedicated shuttle service will ensure that you are collected from the airport on your arrival to South Africa. Daily transport to and from the flight school will be provided. Should you choose to hire your own vehicle, we can also assist you. 

Interview preparation and career guidance

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In-house airline pilots and aviation professionals assist you with interview preparation for your dream job. Through our global connections, we can also assist with job placement on completion of your pilot training programme.

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We offer unbeatable hour building packages. 30, 50 and 100 block hour packages at excpetionally great deals. Enquire now and let us tailor make a solution just for you.

Why choose us?

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We provide a customised, professional training solution to ensure that you receive training of the highest standard. 


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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our students, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Airline Pilot Training Centre

Rand Airport, Rand Airport Road, Germiston, South Africa

+27 82 731 3726 russell@aptcentre.co.za


Open today

06:30 – 17:00

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