Top 10 Aviation Courses in South Africa |


Course Fees : R-0.02 to R6390

Planning to take Aviation courses in South Africa?


Here is a table of Aviation courses in South Africa along with the duration and cost of the course:


Institute Name


Course Name


Course Fee

Cranfield Aviation Training


Aviation Security

6 Hour

R800 Ex Vat

Alt. Academy 

Kempton Park

Cabin Crew /Flight Attendant

6 & 7 Weeks

16 000 Zar (6 Wks)

17 500 Zar (7 Wks)

Morningstar Airfield

Cape Town

PPL Ground School

2 Hours Per Day


Learn 2 Fly Air School


Private Pilot’s License

45 Hours

R 80 000 – R140 000

Atns Aviation Training Academy (Ata) 


Aviation Security Management

5 Days

R 19 850.00

Starlite Aviation Group

Durban North

Private Pilot Licence

5-6 Months



Mach 1 Aviation Academy

Olympia Road

Private Pilot License

6 Weeks (4 Months) – 24 Weeks (6 Months) 



Ptc Aviation

Port Elizabeth

Flight Instructors

84 Days



Johannesburg Flying Academy


Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

200 Hours



What are the Top Aviation academies in South Africa?


1. Comair Training Centre, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa.

2. Alt. Academy, Rhodesfield Kempton Park, 1619 South Africa.

3. Mega Aero Training Academy (MATA), Tambo International Airport, Bonaero Park, Kempton Park, South Africa. 

4. Mach 1 Aviation Academy, Hanger 3 North side, Springs Airfield, Springs, Olympia Road, South Africa.

5. Aviation Pilot Training, Fisantekraal Airfield Lichtenburg Road Durbanville 7550

6. Loutzavia Flight Training Centre, Wonderboom Airport Linvelt Road.

7. Helicopter Pilot Training Centre, Boeing Road, Port Elizabeth Airport, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

8. Aeronav Academy, Lanseria Airport Gauteng South Africa

9. Johannesburg School of Flying, Opposite Main Terminal Building Germiston Johannesburg South Africa.

10. Elite Aviation Academy, Rand Airport Lake Road Johannesburg 4601.


What is the cost of Aviation courses in South Africa?


The Average cost of studying an Aviation course, Pilot Licence as an option is R102774.


What is the duration of Aviation courses in South Africa?


The average duration of an Aviation course in South Africa, Piloting to be precise is 200 hours. 


What is the salary of an Aviation Officer in South Africa?


  • A person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense in South Africa typically earns around 30,800 ZAR per month. Salaries range from 20,900 ZAR (lowest average) to 42,500 ZAR (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).


  • This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense careers.



79 course(s) offered by 41 institutes in South Africa
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Business Academy Southern Africa Logo

Event Management, Travel and Tourism Certificate

This is an introduction to the basic principles of tourism and critical skills needed to effectively create a travel itinerary. While travelers themselves will have an idea what they want, it is still down to the organiser to identify the best flights, hotel rooms and ground transport arrangements.

Institute by Business Academy Southern Africa
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Conveying Of Dangerous Goods By Road

The Department of Transport (DOT) have now selected and approved training bodies to provide the conveying of dangerous goods by road training. All drivers with a valid PRDP will need to be trained on this course before they can be issued with a PRDP-D license.

Institute by Occupational Health and Safety Training [ Claim Listing ]
Berea Technical College Logo

Travel and Tourism (N4 - N6)

The Travel and Tourism course offers you a broad knowledge of the travel industry, from airlines, hotels, tour operators and the regulatory bodies that govern this industry. Being able to assist customers with interesting destinations and places to explore is a passion.

Cheapest Institute by Berea Technical College [ Claim Listing ]

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Level 4 (Tourism Management and Hospitality Management) Subject: Global Tourism & Hospitality

This subject provides an understanding of the size and scope of global tourism and hospitality, the food and accommodation sub-sectors and the issues and influences affecting it, along with the growth of global tourism and hospitality brands.

Institute by SACOB - South African College of Business [ Claim Listing ]
Rostec College Logo

Travel and Tourism

The tourism industry is an exciting and fluid one in which students have to be committed, passionate and willing to display excellent customer service skills.

Institute by Rostec College [ Claim Listing ]
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Higher Certificate in Tourism

The Higher Certificate in Tourism will provide candidates with the basic knowledge and skills pertaining to tourism, and will provide a solid vocational foundation for those wishing to work in the tourism industry.

Institute by Durban University of Technology [ Claim Listing ]
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Cabin Crew Certificate

In the context of the in-flight industry, this programme will enable the learner to contribute positively towards a professional and safety-conscious service while enhancing overall Passenger satisfaction.

Institute by Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology [ Claim Listing ]

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Dangerous Goods Material Handling

The purpose of this short course is to develop knowledge and understanding of handling, transporting, storing and utilizing cement, lime, bitumen, tar and flammable gas on a construction site.

Institute by Tjeka [ Claim Listing ]
Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology Logo

National Certificate in Tourism (N4-N6)

The programme progresses through three levels. Each N level takes place over one semester. After each semester, students are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma.

Institute by Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology [ Claim Listing ]
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Cargo Insurance

This course forms part of the Further Education and Training Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance , Unit Standard ID 59298 as an Elective component and contributes a total of 29 credits.

Institute by School of Shipping [ Claim Listing ]
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