Airbus A320

Type Rating

A320 Type Rating

EASA/UK CAA Approved Training Organisation, offers a suite of pilot training services, as well as a dry lease on A320 and B737 NG Level D FFS, at our training center near London Gatwick Airport, UK.

  • Ground School, including 16 hours flat panel Trainer – 96 hours (12 x 8 hours)
  • Full Flight Simulator – 32 hours (8 x 4 hours)
  • Licence Skill Test (LST) – 4 hours (2 hours per Pilot)

Full Airbus a320 Type Rating course Detail:

Course Summary: Technical Ground Course, Classroom sessions cover:

  • Aircraft systems
  • FMGC Training
  • ECAM Training
  • Mass & Balance

Type Ratings

aviation insider a320 type rating


Simulator Training

Ground School, including 16 hours Flat Panel Trainer – 96 hours (12 x 8 hours)
Full Flight Simulator – 32 hours (8 × 4 hours)


CAA exams
Duration: 12 days, 8hrs

Optional Elements

All-Weather Operations (AWOP): 4hrs FFS
Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT): 4hrs FFS

Licence Skills Test

Full Flight Simulator (FFS): 4 hrs
Conducted according to SRG1119


Airbus A320 Type Rating location: Burgess Hill and Crawley

Burgess Hill
West Sussex

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Before starting our type rating courses, you will need to:

  • Hold at least a valid Commercial Pilots License, CPL/A and multi-engine instrument rating ME-IR for first Type Rating, issued in accordance with applicable ICAO/EASA standards
  • Hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of a Multi Crew Cooperation (MCC) for first Type Rating course and have theoretical knowledge equal to the requirements for an ATPL/A
  • Have at least 70 hours as pilot-in-command of an aeroplane
  • Hold a class 1 medical
  • Possess a standard of English language compliant with ICAO Level 4 English language proficiency requirements
  • Complete the pre-assessment/trainee form and provide copies of medical, required licenses, ratings and log book

N.B: These criteria are based on Part FCL requirements. Previous experience may be taken into consideration with approval from the CAA.


You will be supplied with a company-owned laptop for the duration of the course. This will enable you to have easy access to:

  • Computer-based training
  • CAP 393 – Air Navigation: The Order and the Regulations
  • EASA Part FCL
  • EASA Part ORA
  • UK Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
  • Flight Manuals (A320 and B737)

We can also provide type ratings on the a330 but please get in touch if you would like to find out more

Prices & How To Book

Due to the changing nature of flight simulator availability, prices for this course can vary depending on your flexibility with dates and locations. Please fill in the form below and we will call you back to let you know the latest pricing for this course.