Requirements To Study Aviation In Botswana

Requirements To Study Aviation In Botswana

What is Aviation?

Aviation includes the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry. Aircraft includes fixed-wing and rotary-wing types, morphable wings, wing-less lifting bodies, as well as lighter-than-air craft such as hot air balloons and airships.

Requirements To Study Aviation In Botswana

In order to be eligible for admission into the AME programme, a candidate must have obtained the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or equivalent with a minimum of ‘Credit’ in Physics, Mathematics, and English. Mature entrants with relevant practical experience may be considered on merit.

Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications do you need for aviation?

Candidates interested in becoming pilots should have a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Operations, or a similar field. Students from any other science stream can apply for this course; but, in order to work in this field, they must first complete an aviation degree.

What grades do you need for aviation?

In order to become a commercial airline pilot, just about all airlines require you to have at least 5 GCSE’s that are grades A – C (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science. At school, try and work hard in all subjects but in particular these three core areas.

How long does it take to be a pilot in Botswana?

To get a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) in Botswana, you will need an average of 1 to 2 years (in some extreme cases 3 years). Whereas you will need around only 3 to 6 months to obtain a Private Pilot License (PPL). Not all pilot licenses allow you to get paid for your service.

Can I do aviation without Maths?

To become a pilot you need physics and mathematics is compulsory in 10+2 level. As you did not have mathematics in your 10+2 level you are not eligible.

Does aviation require a lot of math?

FAQ » Flight Training » Are strong math skills necessary to become a pilot? No, average math skills will suffice using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Pilots perform most calculations on a calculator or with flight planning software.

Is aviation difficult to study?

This degree is very technical in nature. Like other degree paths, aviation based degree programs require sixty credits of general education requirements. These courses cover courses in communications, humanities, some social sciences, mathematics, and physical sciences.

Do you need a 4 year degree to be a pilot?

No, you do not need a degree to work as a pilot, although having a degree will help in advancing your career at most stages and especially in making the final move to a major airline.

Can I do aviation without physics?

Fortunately, it isn’t impossible for you to complete your Commercial Pilot License or even your Private Pilot License without any physics, or any science for that matter, or maths background.

Can a non citizen become a pilot?

If you are a Foreign born, non US citizen you can Learn to Fly and become a Private Pilot. Simply follow the instructions below to apply with TSA. You can still learn to fly in the US if you are a citizen of another country, but you must receive approval first from TSA – Transportation Security Authority.

Can I become a pilot in 2 years?

Requirements. The FAA requires 1,500 hours to fly as an airline pilot, which can be earned in two years.

Can you wear glasses as a pilot?

The answer is YES – you can wear glasses and be an airline pilot! Perfect uncorrected vision is not a requirement to be a pilot or an air traffic controller. Glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery are all (with certain limitations) acceptable ways to correct visual acuity problems.

Can I become a pilot if my maths is weak?

Hello, Yes you can as long as you had Maths in your 10+2 level you are eligible to become a pilot.