Integrated ATPL(A) Pilot Course

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Training Details

Modular ATPL(A)

ATPL Integrated Programme

Sevenair Academy offers EASA Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License for Aeroplanes (ATPL-A) training from its facilities in Cascais (LPCS) and Ponte de Sor (LPSO), Portugal.

The integrated ATPL(A) course takes aspiring pilots with little or no experience through theoretical knowledge training, single and multi-engine piston aircraft flying, Performance Based Navigation (PBN), Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) and Upset Prevention and Recovery (UPRT) to graduate with a frozen ATPL(A) license.

On the successful completion of the course the student graduates with an EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Commercial Pilot License CPL(A) with Single engine (SEP), Multi Engine (MEP) and Instrument (IR) Ratings which allows to start a career as a pilot on commercial passenger or cargo aircraft. The EASA license is accepted in all EASA member states (32 countries) and widely around the globe.

Integrated Programme Timeline

Funding Options

For those candidates requiring a loan Sevenair Academy has four active agreements:

EASA Integrated ATPL(A) Details

  • Ground School Schedule
    • Intensive: Monday to Friday from 09h30 to 17h30
    • Combined: Monday to Friday from 18h30 to 21h30
  • Flight training schedule: Every day including weekends and according to scheduling
  • Duration: Approximately 24 months, subject to scheduling
  • Required Experience: Little or none
  • Locations: Cascais, Ponte de Sor and Porto
  • Training: State-of-the-art facilities, latest-generation simulator devices and modern aircraft equipped with glass cockpit avionics

Admission Requirements

  • Age — Be at least 17 to submit an application;
  • Education — 12th grade of Secondary School (Portugal) or International equivalent;
  • Maths and Physics — Mathematics and Physics of 12th grade of secondary school or equivalent. If the student has a different secondary school origin these subjects and exams will be provided by Sevenair Academy without additional costs;
  • English Language — Be fluent in English (verbal and written). Non-native English speakers must achieve ICAO level 4 or equivalent prior to the start of training;
  • Medical — Be able to obtain EASA Class 1 Medical certificate;
  • Visas —Have the unrestricted right to live, study and work in the European Union or Switzerland or be able to be eligible for a Visa;
  • Background and selection — Produce a clean Criminal Record Check (CRC) basic disclosure certificate;
  • Compass Test — Computerized Pilot Aptitude Screening System will test pilot’s psychometrics and motor skills.
  • Psychological Interview — An interview with one of our in-house psychologists that will provide a personality evaluation;
  • Physical Aptitude Test — A short test done in cooperation with Fitness Hut, Portugal’s leading fitness club chain that will analyze the candidate’s general health condition. (this is not eliminatory but an awareness for the general health cares a pilot is required to have); Swimming test. This will replicate an airline’s water drill and will confirm the ability to swim. It’s eliminatory.
ATP Subjects 
Air Law & ATC Procedures60H
Airframes & Systems39H
Mass & Balance24H
Flight Plan & Monitoring108H
Human Perform & Limitation51H
General Navigation60H
Radio Navigation75H
Operational Procedures42H
Principles of Flight60H
VFR & IFR Communications36H
MCC Theory25H
Math & Physics33H
Flight Matters30H
Flight Safety12H
Garmin Training18H
ATP Extra Subjects 
Aviation English60H
MCC Theory25H
Math & Physics33H
Flight Matters47H
Advanced UPRT6H

Contact Flight — 27H
Cross-Country — 66H
Instrument Flight — 109H
Night Flight — 05H
MCC — 15H

121h30 | Single Engine Aircraft*

39h | Multi Engine Aircraft

*Includes 4h30 Advanced UPRT


ATPL(A) Schedule

(Open Evening) January, 16
(Modular) February
(Open Full Time) May, 8
(Open Full Time) September, 18
(Open Evening) September, 18

Ponte de Sor

(Open Full Time) January, 23
(Open Full Time) April, 11
(Open Full Time) September, 11
(Open Full Time) November, 13


(Open Evening) March, 20
(Open Full Time) September, 15
(Open Evening) September, 21

dates may change


Approximately 24 months


960 hours of Ground School
160:30 real Flight Hours
39 hours in Multi Engine Aircraft
40 hours of Simulator Training
16 hours MCC Simulator Training


Up to 1024 hours Theory
Up to 505 hours Flight Time
39 hours on Multi Engine
Up to 250 hours of Glass Cockpit
115 hours as PIC
Line Training as First Officer


The pilot will be holder of an CPL(A) Flight Crew License with ATPL(A) Theory frozen endorsed with the following class and rating:
SEP (land)
MEP (land)