The Air Richelieu College is one of the largest flight schools in Canada. Since 2019, it has become the very first school to sign an agreement with Transport Canada for the Approved Training Organization (ATO) certification. This new regulation will significantly transform the aviation industry.
This certification is part of a pilot project by Transport Canada, which intends to use this experience to develop the regulatory framework that will govern ATO operation and certification in Canada based on the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
This certification, which is the culmination of a rigorous selection process started in 2016, will allow the introduction of a new approach based on competencies (Competency Based Training) with an emphasis on achievement of standardized performance standards.
Thus, the Air Richelieu College, whose flight courses already enjoy an excellent reputation in the industry, benefits from an additional asset allowing it to now provide the following training courses :