• Kuwait Airways has chosen CAE to be its training partner of choice for their cadet training programme. On successful completion of their training, cadets will start their pilot career with Kuwait Airways.

    Eligibility Requirements

    You need to meet the following criteria to apply for the Kuwait Airways Cadet Training Programme:

    • Be between 17 and 27 years of age
    • Must be a national of Kuwait
    • Applicants shall meet any one of the following educational qualification requirements:
      • Completion of undergraduate studies in science or mathematics relation programme with a minimum 2.5 GPA or equivalent graduation rate
      • Have attained an equivalent authenticated certificate/diploma from Kuwait ministry of higher education issued by a recognized education institute in Kuwait or abroad to include at least physics, mathematics and one more science subject i.e. Chemistry, biology etc. with minimum of 70% or equivalent GPA success rate
    • Proficient in the English language
    • Hold a Class 1 Medical

    Course outline

    Phase Hours Weeks Location
    Ground Training 750 hours classroom & CBT 26 Weeks Oxford or Brussels
    Airline Pilot Development Flight Safety 20 hours 1 week Oxford or Brussels
    Single Pilot - CPL Foundation Flight Training 10 hours FNPTII simulator
    12.15 hours multi-engine aircraft
    120.15 hours single-engine aircraft
    + 2.5 hours skills test
    22 weeks Phoenix
    Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) 3 hours 2 days Phoenix
    Airline Pilot Development First Officer Fundamentals 20 hours 1 week Oxford
    Single Pilot - Advanced Instrument Flight Training 30 hours FNPTII
    22.45 hours multi-engine aircraft
    + 2.5 hours skills test
    13 weeks Oxford
    Multi-Crew Cooperation Course (MCC) / A320 Type Rating 48 hours A320 full-flight simulator 5-6 weeks Gatwick
    Total 260 hours
    Flight - 160
    Simulator - 100
    72 training weeks
    (includes leave)

    Please note:

    There are two routes for this programme: government-funded scholarship and a self-sponsored route. Please contact Kuwait Airways for more information.

    CAE are not accepting applications for this programme you will need to apply directly with Kuwait Airways.

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