Certificate in Aviation






10 weeks


Mechanical & Automobile Engineering

Start Date:


Course Type:

Flexible & Professional


Applications are now open for this programme. To apply, download the application form and submit via email to flexible@lit.ie The Certificate in Aviation is Level 6 Special Purpose Award and is an exciting opportunity to explore the world of flight and aviation. It introduces learners to some fundamental aspects of aviation and is delivered by industry professionals and instructors. Students may be given the opportunity to visit a live aircraft maintenance facility and experience a simulated flying lesson in a full scale B737 – 800 NG Flight Simulator. This is dependent on social distancing requirements at the time the course takes place. This course is ideal for those interested in having a foundation knowledge of flight and some of the engineering that makes it possible. Ideal for those considering an aviation career, and also those currently engaged in the industry in non-technical roles, particularly in the aircraft leasing sector.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must satisfy a minimum entry requirement of Grade D3 or higher at Ordinary Level in five Leaving Certificate Subjects, or equivalent. Two of these subjects must include Mathematics and a Language (Irish or English). ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Who can I contact?

Flexible Learning Team

What modules will I study?

  • Basic Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Instrumentation
  • The Jet Engine
  • Aircraft Composite Technology
  • Aircraft structures
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • The Air Traffic Control System
  • Flight Theory
  • Flight Control

More information

100% Continuous Assessment. The student will be required to produce 1 piece of written work as assigned per topic following a period of self study and using the study material provided.
Application Deadline
For queries relating to the course
Contact: Jane Magill, Atlantic Air Adventure Park Co Ltd Tel: 061 363687 / 087 2037487
Course fee is €750 This programme has secured funding under the Aviation Skillnet. Eligible companies and individuals can secure a contribution of 30% towards course fees. You or your employer should contact Maeve O Neill, at 061 423 622 or maeve@icbe.ie to confirm that you are eligible for support. Subject to terms and conditions.