Student PPL/LAPL Pilot Courses
These Courses teach you everything you need to know to pass the theoretical exams required for the PPL/LAPL Licence (for Aeroplanes or TMG) and the NPPL (for SSEA or SLMG).
On-line study is a great way to gain the necessary knowledge that is always kept up to date.
For all of the subjects, you can subscribe to either a FULL COURSE, or opt to just subscribe to our TEST & EXAM ACCESS question bank. You will need to Register first, then Login, and then information is available from Subscribe to a Course.
Using our subscription service, we've made it straight forwards and simple with a fixed price per month per subject.
Should you need help working out how to go about the process
of studying for your basic theoretical knowledge exams for your licence, we suggest you see the
Guidance for Student PPL Pilots page.
Registration and subscription is an easy process, and you will then have immediate access to completely up-to-date material,
that is kept up to date.
You have access to "Ask an Instructor" for
any of the courses you subscribe to.
It may be that you only need to study for individual subjects, or it may be
that you need to study for all the subjects for the Private Pilots Licence.
Either way, our simple pricing structure allows you to buy what you need, when you need it! All this enables you to meet the
Requirements placed upon you, under which you must complete all of your
Each of the following details all of the subjects which must be studied and for which the official theoretical knowledge exam must be passed. The links below will take you to a brief description of what the course entails, plus a (low resolution) preview.
Air Law & ATC Procedures for Private Pilots
You will need to know all about the law affecting flight, aircraft and people which includes amongst other things the "Highway Code" of the air. You'll be pleasantly surprised with our refreshing logical approach to this subject.
Operational Procedures for Private Pilots
Learn all about the procedures that we must use as pilots to ensure standardisation and safety.
Aircraft General Knowledge for Private Pilots
A technical knowledge helps in problem determination when things go wrong, and backs up the "why" we do things in Operational Procedures.
Principles of Flight for Private Pilots
Having an understanding of the fundamental theories in how flight is achieved goes a long way to determining your practical handling of the aircraft.
Meteorology for Private & Microlight Pilots
We share the sky with the weather. This important subject is key to understanding how to keep safe and operate the aircraft and pilot within their limitations.
Human Performance & Limitations for Private & Microlight Pilots
To Err is Human. We need to understand how we all "Err" to hep avoid this in flight. Learn how to recognise impending errors, and what processes we can put in place to help prevent our natural ability to go wrong.
Navigation for Private & Microlight Pilots
We teach you all the theory, plus all the tips and tricks to help make your life easy in this comprehensive course that includes tuition on how to use the "whizz wheel" (pilots flight computer).
Communications for Private & Microlight Pilots
Radio Communications is a key part to your flying. Learn how to sound professional by following the correct procedures and using the correct terminology. We even teach you how to pass the Communications Practical exam as well as the written exam.
Flight Performance & Planning for Private Pilots
Putting it all together. This subject covers many aspects of other courses, but is a requirement in its own right including weight and balance, and aircraft take-off, climb, cruise and landing performance calculations. You'll be a dab hand at the "whizz wheel" after this course.
Other Courses of Interest
You may also be interested in the following courses as part of your basic training:
Infringement Avoidance for Private & Microlight & Commercial Pilots
Be Proactive! Infringements are on the increase, causing a major issue, and is the biggest single threat to the freedom of General Aviation. Learn all about how not to become a statistic and how to keep your licence intact BEFORE it happens to you! We also teach you how to configure SkyDemon to follow the current best practice in this area for both planning and flying!
Best Navigation Practices for Private & Commercial & Microlight Pilots
Everyone thinks navigating is easy these days with GPS. However, this course brings you right to the top of your game with better techniques and how not to fall into bad practices that tend to come back and bite you at the most inconvenient moment!. You'll learn techniques here that will save your bacon one day.
IMC-IR(R) Rating for Private Pilots
Add this rating to your existing licence to allow you to fly IFR and perform instrument approaches into airfields in the UK.
Night Rating for Private Pilots
To fly at night, you need an additional rating. We teach you all about the knowledge required right here.
Variable Pitch Propeller: Official Differences for Private & Commercial & Microlight Pilots
To fly an aircraft with a variable pitch propeller requires official differences training. This course teaches you the necessary theoretical knowledge that you will put into practice in flight as part of your training on this subject.
An overview of all course packages we offer is available from our
If there is anything unclear in any of our study options, please contact us.