Air Richelieu College becomes the first ATO center in Canada.
Approved Training Organization.
The Air Richelieu College is one of the largest flight schools in Canada. Since 2019, it has become the very first school to sign an agreement with Transport Canada for the Approved Training Organization (ATO) certification. Part of a pilot project by Transport Canada, this new regulation and certification will significantly transform the aviation industry. The project intends to use this experience to develop the regulatory framework governing ATO operations and its certification in Canada based on the International Civil Organization (ICAO) Standards.
This certification, which is the culmination of a rigorous selection process that started in 2016, will allow the introduction of a new approach based on competencies (Competency Based Training) with an emphasis on achievement of standardized performance standards. Therefore, Air Richelieu College, whose reputation in the industry shines through its rigorous flight programs and courses, benefits from an additional asset allowing it to now provide the following training courses :