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Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Certificate Programme
Inspiring the next generation of local pilots
Improve your knowledge of aviation theory
Achieve proficiency in CASA/FAA exams
Demonstrate your passion for aviation
Prepare for flight training overseas
Prepare for English Language Proficiency Assessment
Develop genuine language proficiency to obtain a Student Pilot Licence or ICAO Level 4+
Aviation scholarship
Gain a practical understanding of flight

Upcoming English for Flight Training classes in Hong Kong

Upcoming Aviation Theory Classes in Hong Kong

Now open for 2023 application

Our classrooms are COVID secure, but please be aware of the potential impact of sudden HKSAR restrictions on the class schedule. There are 12 places available in each cohort of this programme.

Develop your English language skills with Aviation English Asia Ltd in Hong Kong

Aviation English Asia offer the English for Non-routine Situations course to help learners develop practical language skills to perform well in the Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Certificate Programme.

Improve your English before you start flight training

ICAO Aviation English courses designed for airline pilots are not suitable for beginners.  The aim of the English for Non-routine Situations course is to give trainee pilots the opportunity to develop awareness of the English skills needed during unexpected events during cockpit/simulator-based parts of training.  

You will practice speaking and listening in an authentic aviation context, at a suitable level for your experience.

Who is this course suitable for?

  1. This language course is suitable for complete beginners with no previous knowledge of aviation.
  2. This course is suitable for learners who are about to start an overseas flight training course conducted in English and need to improve their English proficiency first.
  3. This course is also suitable for learners who want to improve their English as part of the Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Certificate Programme course.


Having completed the previous module Radiotelephony 101, you will be able to communicate with a flight instructor/ATCO just as you would if you were in the cockpit.  After the course you will be able to use appropriate English and standard phraseologyHeadset English for Flight Training

  • Communication with air traffic control
  • Basic radio-telephony
  • Pilot and instructor interactions

Please note that this module is designed to give you basic language skills for non-routine situations you can encounter during flight training.  Additional AEA courses may be necessary to reach ICAO level 4 or above.

Course duration:

10 units (10 hours) Tuesday and Thursday evening 1930-2130 for 

Entry requirements:

All students must be above the age of 17 years and have basic English proficiency.


  • Module 1
  • 20 Hours
  • $6000 HKD
  • 20 hour introductory course suitable for beginners. Classes scheduled Saturday and Sunday afternoon. This module is taught in English with some supplemental Cantonese
  • Aircraft Structure
  • Principles of Flight
  • Aerodynamics
  • Flight Controls
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Flight Instruments
  • Aircraft Documentation
  • Module 2
  • 30 Hours
  • $9,000 HKD
  • 30 hour continuation course suitable for beginners. Classes scheduled Saturday and Sunday afternoon. This module is taught in English with some supplemental Cantonese
  • Weight and Balance
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Meteorology
  • Aviation Weather Services
  • Airport Operations
  • Airspace
  • Navigation
  • Aeromedical Factors
  • Aeronautical Decision Making
  • Module 3
  • English for Flight Training
  • $15,000 HKD
  • 50 hour course suitable for non-native English speakers. Classes scheduled Tuesday and Thursday 1930-2130. This course is taught in English with very little Cantonese.
  • English for Ground School (30 hours)
  • Radiotelephony 101 (10 hours)
  • English for non-routine situations (10 hours)

Contact us today

+852 81799295

Hong Kong

Aviation English Asia has been offering part time and full time courses in Hong Kong since 2009.

All courses are available in Hong Kong. Check the schedule above for details.


Aviation English Asia has been offering part time courses in Vietnam since 2014.

All courses are available in Vietnam - typically every 8 weeks, or by special arrangement.


ICAO Aviation English, English for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Technicians and Mechanics, and English for Flight Attendants are available in Taipei, Tainan and Kaosiung.


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