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  • Our graduates fly for major airlines, regional carriers and charter operators.

  • We have integrated classroom flight training, taught by accomplished professionals.

  • The program is an integrated approach to flight training, emphasizing multi-crew coordination.

  • Our renowned reputation of excellence ensures that you emerge extensively trained and fully qualified.

  • You'll train on ALSIM and FRASCA flight simulators.

  • You'll be experienced flying in all weather and terrain.

Contact Information

Admissions Contact
Phone: 1.888.953.1133 x21324
Direct: 250.365.1324
Fax: 250.365.3929

Meet the Instructor: Stephen Schaap

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"I chose Selkirk because Castlegar is a great place to live, work and play, but also because the aviation program here has deep roots in the national aviation scene..." Learn more about Stephen

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Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
2-Year
Accreditation: 
Diploma
Campus: 
Castlegar

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What Students Say

Daniele Cottle, Alumnus Graduate from Aviation Program at Selkirk College
"Selkirk offered the overall experience I was hoping for; longstanding program, impressive facilities and industry experienced faculty, coupled with the opportunity to live in BC."
- Daniel Cottle, Aviation - Professional Pilot Diploma 2011 Graduate. Current First Officer, AirSprint (Pilatus PC-12), Calgary, AB.
Dalraj Bassi, 2009 Alumnus of Business and Aviation at Selkirk College, Professional Pilot Program and Commercial Pilot for Air Canada Jazz
Selkirk College was the right choice for me! Their multi-million dollar facility along with invaluable instructor experience made it the perfect learning environment.  Not to mention that it’s recognized as one of the best aviation schools in all of Canada!
– Dalraj Bassi, Aviation – Professional Pilot 2009 Graduate. Current Commercial Pilot – Air Canada Jazz.
Michelle Le-Claire Aviaition Testimonial Past Seneca Student
Choosing to attend Selkirk College's two year Aviation Diploma Program has been the best decision I've made in pursuing my commercial aviation career goals. Although I enjoyed my initial flight training at Seneca College, I've found this program to be a better fit for me.
- Michelle Le-Claire, Aviaition - Professional Pilot Diploma Program Class of 2015
Photographer Eli, I've been in Africa, having the time of my life.  I owe it all to Selkirk College, thank you!
- Eli Pasquali, Aviation - Professional Pilot Diploma Program 2008 Graduate. Current Photographer in Africa.
Selkirk offered state of the art training facilities, extremely effective and enthusiastic instructors as well as a reputation that is highly regarded worldwide.
- Beau Stephenson, Aviation – Professional Pilot Training Program, 2009 Graduate. Current Hong Kong based Second Officer, Cathay Pacific Airways (747-400 Pax and Freighter).
Curtis Stockill, alumni graduate from Selkirk College
If you would like to become a fully qualified commercial pilot, trained by some of the best instructors in Canada in the nation’s most challenging terrain, Selkirk College Aviation will exceed your expectations and prepare you well for the Canadian Aviation Industry.  
- Curtis Stockill, Aviation - Professional Pilot Training 2011 Graduate. Current, Commercial Pilot - Air Canada Jazz.