You must complete the Aeronautics declaration on the last page of the Admissions Process Guide: www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide; Please review the following guides for complete admissions and program information for new and transfer students: www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide or www.fvtc.edu/AviationTransferStudentGuide.
Pilot Intent Form
You must complete the private pilot intent form in the Admissions Process Guide: www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide
High School Transcript
Submit a final, official high school transcript or an official copy of GED/HSED certification scores.
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Pilot Tour/Program Overview
Prior to program admission, you must complete a tour and/or a program overview session, and should review the program guides at www.fvtc.edu/AviationProgramGuide and schedule your tour and/or program overview, contact Catelyn Frost at (920) 236-6112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st or 2nd Class Medical Cert.
Obtain a 1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate and present to a college representative at the SJ Spanbauer Center who will make a copy of your original 1st or 2nd Class Medical Certificate issued within the last 12 months by an FAA-approved Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) - A 3rd Class Certificate is NOT acceptable; Locate the nearest Aviation Medical Examiner at the following webpage: www.faa.gov/pilots/amelocator (Must be renewed every 12 months from date of exam, failure to do so invalidates completion of Phase 1)
Student Pilot Certificate App
Submit an application for the Student Pilot Certificate in IACRA and complete it by visiting a Flight Instructor, Designated Pilot Examiner, or FAA office.
Verification of Citizenship
Present Citizenship Documents to a College representative at the SJ Spanbauer Center who will make a copy of your original documents - Accepted documents include: United States Passport, OR An Official Birth Certificate and Driver’s License, OR Certificate of Naturalization and Driver’s License
Student Pilot Certificate
Present your card to a college representative at the SJ Spanbauer Aviation & Industrial Center who will make a copy of your original Student Pilot Certificate
After you have completed all items of phase 1 (declaration, private pilot intent form, transcripts, skills assessment, tour, applied for the student pilot certificate and provided card to FVTC staff, 1st or 2nd FAA medical certificate, and citizen documentation) send your request email to Lori Bidwell email@example.com indicating you have completed all tasks necessary to attend an Orientation session; IMPORTANT to minimize delays in receiving an Orientation invite, (do not email a request to attend until every step prior this in Phase 1 is complete).
Attend a required orientation session: You must bring the following ORIGINAL documents: medical certificate, citizenship documents, and student pilot certificate; You may not register for the Student Success Workshop or the Training Course Outline without these documents.
Program Readiness 1
Register for Student Success Workshop (Online Blackboard course); Failure to complete the Student Success Workshop on time and successfully as prescribed in Student Success Workshop Student Supplement results in ineligibility for Pilot Program acceptance
Program Readiness 2
Register for the Training Course Outline (TCO) Overview; Failure to complete the Training Course Outline (TCO) Overview on time and successfully as prescribed in Training Course Outline (TCO) Overview Student Supplement results in ineligibility for Pilot Program acceptance
FAA Enrollment Session
Attend one of the scheduled FAA Enrollment Sessions in order to be considered ready for program enrollment.