Course content

  • Meteorology
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Airlaw
  • Operations Procedures
  • Radio Telephony
  • General Navigation with Radio Aids
  • Principle of Flight
  • Flight Planning and Monitoring
  • Human Performance Limitations

  • PPL Flight Training - 50 hours

Duration is 5 months


  • The applicant must have 5 credits in science subjects at O'level & must have passed english with atleast a credit.

  • The Applicant must have obtained at least two principal passes at “A” level, one of which should have been in either Mathematics or Physics or equivalent.

  • A relevant University degree from any internationally recognized institution would be an added advantage.
  • For International candidates must equate their academic documents with Uganda National Examination Board or National Council for Higher Education where applicable..


  • The Applicant must pass medical tests done by Uganda Civil Aviation Authority medical examiner.

Age limit

  • The applicant must be aged above 17 years.

Aptitude tests

  • The Applicant must pass an aptitude test prepared by the Academy with at least 70% pass mark.
  • NOTE: All students admitted for Ab-initio courses shall be subjected to an aptitude test.

Local students

  • 6,000USD

International students.

  • 12,000USD

Application Procedure

  • Download Application Form here and attach all your Academic Documents.
  • Pay 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) application fee to the Academy's bank account (contact the Academy for the Account)
  • Scan and send all the documents to us at or Send the application by post to East African Civil Aviation Academy P.O. Box 333 Soroti, Uganda