Type Rating Airbus A320

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What are the benefits of taking the A320 Type Rating course?

Access to a Diverse Fleet of Aircraft

One of the most notable advantages is that A320 Type Rating certification allows pilots to fly not only the A320 itself but also other Airbus family members, such as the A319 and A321. This is due to the similarities in the cockpits and operational procedures of these aircraft. As a result, pilots certified on the A320 have access to a broader range of job opportunities and flight assignments.

Workplace Flexibility

A320 Type Rating certification opens up the possibility of obtaining a Cross Crew Qualification, meaning pilots can make smoother transitions to other Airbus wide-body aircraft equipped with fly-by-wire technology. This further expands their job opportunities and allows them to adapt to different airline roles and requirements.

Continued Demand

The A320 is one of the most popular and widely used aircraft in the commercial aviation industry. Its demand remains strong, meaning pilots with A320 Type Rating certification have good employment prospects and job security.

Career Potential

Since many airlines operate fleets of A320 aircraft, pilots certified on this type of aircraft have the opportunity to advance in their careers and access higher-responsibility roles, such as captains and flight trainers.

Course Structure


Theoretical Phase

This phase comprises a total of 90 hours spread over 15 days.

CBT Learning Materials (unlimited) and in-house ground school with instructors.

9 APT SESSIONS: 32H + 4H Test (system + perf.)

Practical Phase

You will complete a total of 32 hours in our A320 Full-flight simulator in Barcelona or Madrid.

Training structure: 8 sessions of 4 hours including 60 minutes of briefing and 30 of post-briefing. 16 hours as First Officer and 16 hours as Pilot in Command.


Base Training

During this training, you will perform up to a total of 6 take-offs and landings with a real Airbus A320 aircraft from Volotea or Vueling.

You can choose between a quick training of 4 take-offs and landings or an extensive one of 6 take-offs and landings.

Interview Preparation Course

Enhance your training with this optional course and prepare to successfully pass interviews with the help of our exclusive training.

Requirements for the A320 Type Rating Course

Pilots without Type Rating:

  • 70 PIC flight certificate
  • UPRT program
  • ME+IR endorsement
  • CPL license (ATPL Frozen)
  • Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • MCC certificate
  • ICAO Level 4 English proficiency

Pilots with Type Rating:

  •  ME + IR endorsement
  • Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • ICAO Level 4 English proficiency

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