Printed on 1/19/2022

Program Availability *

Aeronautics-Professional Pilot

Locations Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Oshkosh

Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Key

Accepting applications for this term
Accepting paper applications only
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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$58,065.13*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$42.00*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Program Info & Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Act as a professional member of the aviation community. Criteria – You must act professional at all times, be sincere, present a professional appearance and personal habits, maintain a calm demeanor, practice safety and accident prevention at all times, use appropriate language, continue professional development, admit errors and be punctual.
  • Demonstrate Single-pilot Resource Management (SRM). Criteria – You must demonstrate task management, risk management, situational awareness, aeronautical decision-making, controlled flight into terrain awareness and automation management.
  • Maintain compliance with procedures and practices contained in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and other applicable FAA publications. Criteria – You must pass the practical tests for instrument rating airplane, commercial pilot airplane multi-engine land and commercial pilot single-engine land.
  • Obtain the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification as a Commercial Pilot for single- and multi-engine land planes with an instrument rating. Criteria – You must comply with as well as explain the purpose and value of instrument rating airplane and commercial pilot airplane procedures and practices.

Additional Information

Please review the following guides for complete admissions and program information for all students: www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide
For official Part-141 FAA Enrollment, students will be required to successfully complete the steps outlined within Phase II of the Aeronautics Program Admissions Process Guide. Students who do not meet these requirements successfully will be considered ineligible to move forward.

1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate: Obtain a 1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate and present it to a college representative at the S.J. Spanbauer Center. Students are required to have a 1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate that has been issued within the last 12 calendar months that has been approved by an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). A 3rd Class FAA Medical Certificate is NOT acceptable. Please review the Aeronautics Program Admissions Process Guide for more details, how to schedule a medical and how to properly submit your 1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate to the college. 
 
FAA Equipment Verification: Purchase all of the items from the Required Resource List (this will be emailed to you after you have successfully completed Phase I and have earned a seat on the Flight Ready List). Once you have all of your items, make a request to complete an FAA Equipment Verification. To schedule, contact Catey Frost (920-236-6112 or frost@fvtc.edu). 
 
Transfer Flight Students Only: If you will be transferring a flight certificate or rating into FVTC, you will be required to successfully complete a Credit for Prior Learning Assessment (Transfer Check Ride) once an FVTC Representative contacts you from the Flight Ready List. Once contacted, please contact Catey Frost (920-236-6112 or frost@fvtc.edu) to schedule. Pilot proficiency may lead to additional flight training costs.

Want to get started with flight training sooner? Contact Catey Frost (920-236-6112 or frost@fvtc.edu) to learn how to get started with a partner flight school.

Admissions Requirements

High School Transcript

Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores.

AeronauticsTour&ProgOverview

Prior to program admission, you must complete a tour and a program overview session, and should review the program guides at www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide and schedule your tour and program overview, contact Catelyn Frost at (920) 236-6112 or frost@fvtc.edu.

Verification of Citizenship

Submit official Citizenship Documents to a College representative at the SJ Spanbauer Center.; Accepted documents include: United States Passport, OR An Official Birth Certificate and Driver’s License, OR Certificate of Naturalization and Driver’s License; Please review Aeronautics Programs Admissions Process Guide for specific submission directions.

Student Pilot Certificate App

Submit an application to complete your Student Pilot Certificate Application in IACRA; Follow the steps as outlined with the Aeronautics Programs Admissions Process Guide to successfully complete; If you currently hold a Pilot Certificate, please see next step for submission of Pilot Certificate.

Student Pilot Certificate

Once you receive your official Student Pilot/Current Pilot Certificate, present your signed card to a college representative at the SJ Spanbauer Center; Please refer to the Aeronautics Programs Admissions Process Guide for submission directions.

Request NSO

After you have successfully completed all of the items in Phase I (aeronautics tour & program overview, declaration & aeronautics pilot intent form, transcripts, skills assessment, citizenship documentation & student pilot certificate application), send your request to Catey Frost (920-236-6112 or frost@fvtc.edu) indicating you have completed all of the necessary tasks; IMPORTANT: to minimize delays in receiving an invite to the New Student Orientation, do not email a request until every step is complete)

Pilot Orientation

Attend a required pilot new student orientation session; You must have all of your admissions items up to this point submitted to a SJ Spanbauer Representative; You may not register for the Pilot Student Success Workshop without these documents.

Student Success Workshop

Online Blackboard course: please note all students will be enrolled into this course after attending the New Student Orientation.

Pilot Declaration and Intent

You must complete the Declaration & Aeronautics Pilot Intent form in the Admissions Process Guide; (www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide) and submit to a representative at the SJ Spanbauer Center



Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Resources

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Employment Services

Employment Connections is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738