Zero to Type:

Type Rating


Zero to Type Training Program
Integrated ATPL(A) + Type Rating

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Do you want to become na airline pilot but don’t know how?

The Zero to Type Programme is the simplest way of obtaining a commercial pilot license with a Type Rating, enabling you to be in a better position in airline recruitment processes.

Without any previous experience required become a Co-pilot on an Airbus A320.

With this qualifications any airline operating A320 is an option for you.

About IFA Aviation Training Center

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IFA has 21 years of proven pilot training experience.
Students from around the world have already chosen this training center.

With the modern facilities and training equipment, the integrated ATPL course is held in less than 2 years.

The theory is conducted in Cascais or Viseu. The practical training flight bases are located at the Municipal Aerodromes to ensure training throughout the year.

IFA prides itself on its high-end training approach which is recognized by a range of partner airlines.

Minimum entry requirements

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18 years old and over
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High-school Diploma
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Physical Status

Class 1 Medical Certificate
Airplane Pilots

Personal competence and aptitude

All candidates must take an assessment test at IFA and if necessary do an interview with the Training Manager.

Theoretical Knowledge

Mathematics, Physics and English, memory and multitasking are a plus.

Pre-selection process steps:

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The first step is to communicate with us. You will be helped by our team through the entire process.
Begin your application by filling the necessary forms, provided by IFA.
2. Initial discussion on terms and conditions
To discuss your needs and terms of application, you will be contacted by email or phone. In this phase, your registry manager will answer all of your questions.
3. Required documents and assessment schedule
After you submit all the required personal documents, you are ready to set the date of the assessment.
4.Candidate assessment
The candidate assessment process allows to determine whether you possess some traits and cognitive abilities as well as English language knowledge and the necessary motivation for a successful pilot career. The evaluation is conducted through a secure and legitimate test system.

Courses content

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Theoretical Instruction ATPL

Flight Instruction ATPL

ANAC ATPL Theoretical Examinations

A320 Type Rating Theory

A320 Type Rating Flight Training

Training Hours


160 + 55 FSTD*



40 FFS**

Total Duration

Approximately 26 months

*IFA has an FNTPII where you can complete more hours than those required by the regulation.
**Full Flight Simulator.

Our proven experience

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