The objective of this syllabus is for the student to gain the necessary aeronautical skill, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the Night Rating with an Airplane Category.
It is assumed that candidates have the level of knowledge and skill required for the private licence (or higher), as applicable, prior to commencing training for this rating. The student must be able to read, speak, and understand the English language and possess either a Private Pilot (or higher) with an Airplane category and Single Engine Land class rating.
The student must have flown and logged a minimum of 25 hours PIC time.
Experience Requirements for the Night Rating Include:
Night Rating Course:
The night rating is made up of 2 requirements: Aeronautical Skill and Aeronautical Knowledge. This syllabus is written to satisfy the CAAZ approved course requirements. The syllabus is organized into Stages containing training Modules. Each stage must be completed in 30 days, not to be more than 90 days. Each module contains both a flight and ground lesson. This presents an integrated flight training process and will promote easier learning and a more efficient flight training program. Ideally, the ground lesson will be completed prior to the flight.