Certificate of

Fundamental Training & Instructing Skills (CTIS)


  • Jan, May, Sep

  • by booking a small class


  • 5 sessions classroom

  • practical workshop

  • Placement opportunity*

*Base on availability


  • On Campus in Hong Kong


  • CTIS


  • Minimum level of understanding in the aviation area

  • Efficient communication skills in English 

  • 3 years aviation experience

Entry requirements

​Admission criteria

The admission criteria have been grouped to assist you to easily find the information most relevant to your circumstances. However, you may fit into more than one and the Training Center will consider applicants against each of the relevant criteria.


​Certain conditions apply. For more information please contact one of our education agents.

Individual Applicants or groups are required to meet the following criteria for admission:

Communication Skills

  • Students must have efficient communication skills in both English and Cantonese.


Be passionate, be discipline 

  • As an instructor, passion is always first priority. Training is not only about knowledge and skills but attitude and passion. To become an instructor, we require all our students to maintain good attitude to learn, be observant to our instructor instruction, be passionate to instructing knowledge & skills and be responsible as an future instructor. 

Essential requirements for admission

English language entry requirements
In addition, in the aviation industry, English is essential for communicating and manual reading. A sufficient English level of reading, listening and speaking is important. Possession of one or more of above qualifications, in addition to the academic entry requirements, does not, in itself, guarantee a place at the Hong Kong Aviation Training Center. Applications are considered on an individual basis and selection is competitive. Students may need to go through Interview process for assessing their English level and skills of communication.

Passion and Discipline

Experience to be an instructor is a lot different from other aviation fields, procedures are updating in everyday operation and passion is needed for motivation and discipline help efficiency and effectiveness of the study. As an instructor, attitude is very important, always be responsible to yourself and the trainee, taking care of every single participates to help them to learn.


Certificate of Fundamental

Training & Instructing Skills overview


  • Take the first steps towards new challenge becoming an instructor.

  • Study and learn the knowledge of corporate training, practice and experience training prepare yourself to move on in your career.

  • Insight into the how training process, from nothing to a professional prepared class.

  • Perfect opportunity for student to feel what it's like to be an trainer.

  • Not just for experience, learn for a career building.


Certificate of Fundamental

Training & Instructing Skills overview

Take-off as Zero, Landing as Hero

Make yourself to move on in your career. Share your experience to new joiner and new generation. Build your career in a way you are comfortable with. How about be an aviation instructor or training specialist? The Certificate provides a great basic knowledge of instructing skills and unique practical training. Whilst it can be difficult to start a new career, evolve in a way where base on your experience.  

What you'll need

  • English language especially speaking, listening and reading are essential for our program.

  • Passionate to learn, maintain positive attitude and discipline, be always observant.


  • Caring , patient, and understanding, as trainee is all different in the class.

What you'll learn

You will undertake 35 hours general classroom for preparing yourself for the practical workshop in the future.

Undertake practical training in our HKATC campus. Placement project may assign base on participate performance.* 

Gain real-world experience through our training specialist connection and sharing.

For further information, please kindly contact our education agent of the CTIS which provides greater detail about the course.

*Base on slots and opportunity from our partners.

Rule & Notes



For the practical training component of Certificate of Fundamental Training & Instructing Skills (CTIS), students must be physically fit to attend due to safety issue.


For the safety and security of our students: 


Discipline of our students is one of the top priority in Hong Kong Aviation Training Center. School policy, rules and regulations are set for our student's reference. Students who do not comply with our rules and regulations may result from an oral reprimand to dismissal from our Program without any refund. 

Study hours

For Certificate of Fundamental Training & Instructing Skills (CTIS) you study, students will need to allocate time for various classes such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars and practicals. Plus you will need additional hours to study in your own time to complete assignments, readings, projects and contribute to online e-learning. So as a general rule, students may need to allocate around 15-20 hours of study per week before the examination and the practical training.


Your studies at HKATC will incorporate both practical, professionally focused and research-based learning, so assessment types will vary.


You can expect them to include:

  • practical tasks and tests

  • practical assessments (e.g. flight, navigation)

  • essays and assignments examinations

  • an industry-relevant project

  • an oral or online presentation


Certificate of Fundamental Training & Instructing Skills (CTIS)

You will learn the very practical skills and knowledge from our instructors.

Our Program emphasize hands-on, practical knowledge, our students will train in our campuses in Hong Kong and airlines training facility to learn on the latest practical knowledge and skills. Through this program, you will develop an basic flying knowledge. 


Aviation Career Outcomes

​Your First Step into Training Career

Over the next 20 years, the world's airline fleet will grow at an average rate of approximately 3.5 % annually, driving the need for more than 36,000+ new airplanes valued at 5 trillion dollars.


Growth is being driven by emerging markets such as Latin America, Asia-Pacific, low cost carrier and sixth freedom business models*. ​


Every crew needed to be trained before operate any duty, cabin crew, pilot, ground staff, all staff working in aviation need to be train on different area. Safety, services, security, procedural and many area need to be trained.

Training specialist is always needed in the industry.


Airlines need to employ the number of employees required to satisfy for the growing demand in new arriving aircraft, also need to find a replacement for staff retirements and natural resignation. ​


With the third runway project, forecast of potentially 280,000 jobs opportunity in the aviation field.


With this growth, it is an exciting time to be planning a career in the aviation industry.

*Boeing’s Market Outlook 2013-2032


How To Apply

If you would like to apply for our Certificate of Fundamental Training & Instructing Skills (CTIS), contact our Education Agent for more details.

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