Emirates, a lead provider in the world’s best-trained pilots, create a challenging and rewarding environment that allow Cadets to be trained and mentored by some of the best in the world.

The National Cadet Pilot Program is fully funded by Emirates.



·         A valid UAE passport and Khulasat Al Qaid (Family book)

·         17 – 29 years old

·         Minimum: Grade 12 (secondary school certificate)

·         Good command of written and spoken English

·         Medically fit



1.       Math, Physics, and Numeracy tests

2.       Initial medical examination

3.       Psychomotor and psychometric tests

4.       English language test (TOEFL with minimum of 430 points)

5.       Personal Interview

6.       Comprehensive medical examination



Cadet Pilot First Phase (Foundation Programme)

·         Takes place in Dubai at Emirates Training College. The duration of the programme will be from 35 – 75 weeks which will include; English, Aviation English and Aviation Science courses which is dependent on your English language abilities.

Cadet Pilot Second Phase (Flight Training Programme)

·         Takes place in Spain for 18 months which will include an approximate 223 hours of flight experience. When successfully completing the course. You will receive a completion certificate and a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).

Cadet Pilot Third Phase

·         Will be held in Dubai. Upon completion of this phase, you are able to fly large jet aircrafts.

Visit the Emirates website for more detailed information on all the training options.


Selection to the Emirates program is highly competitive, with only the top performers earning a place. For this reason, we recommend you contact us as soon as you’re ready to apply.

Although our Emirates course has a primary focus on preparation for the psychomotor and psychometric tests, we also give advice on preparing for the interview and group exercises. We’ll work with you on the basis that you will only have one attempt at the selection process and that a strong test score is critical for success.



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