Frequently Asked Questions


The following are the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). If you do not find an answer to your questions, please email us at enquiries@sfcpl.com

1. What is the academic qualification required to undergo training at SFC?

You are required to possess a minimum completed Secondary School qualification equivalent to the GCE ‘O’ Levels with credits in English, Maths and a Science subject. Proficiency in English is an added advantage. Individuals will have to seek more information from the respective airlines on their required academic qualifications, for purpose of employment upon completion of training.
The minimum age is 18-year-old. If National Service (NS) is applicable, it must have been completed.
Flying experience is not necessary for enrolment into an Ab-Initio Training programme..
The course fees depend on the type of training required. Please provide your contact details and we will respond to you..
Ground school training is currently carried out at the SIA Training Centre in Singapore and Flying training is carried out in Jandakot, Western Australia.
A minimum flying hours in the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) approved CPL/IR (Frozen ATPL) programme is 200 flying hours. Of these, 162 hours are single-engine hours and 38 hours are multi-engine hours. .
The CPL/IR course takes approximately 78 weeks to complete. This is of course subject to weather, performance and operational considerations.
SFC does not offer any direct sponsorship programmes. Prospective candidates should enquire about airline sponsorship directly with the airlines concerned.
The subjects covered in a CPL/IR (Frozen ATPL) course are:
  • Air Law
  • Operational Procedures
  • Airframe Systems & Engines
  • Human Performance
  • Meteorology
  • VHR Communications
  • IFR Communications
  • Flight Planning & Monitoring
  • Performance
  • Mass & Balance
  • Principles of Flight
  • General Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Instruments
Individuals are requested to contact the College for available intakes.
No, the College does not provide employment or job placements upon completion of training.
Kindly refer to the requirements stipulated in the Singapore Air Safety Publication (SASP) Part 2
Upon being accepted for the programme.
Yes. Currently, SFC’s payment schedule is made up of 5 payments spaced at significant points through out the course timeline.
Part time courses are not available for the conduct of the CPL IR programme.