FAQs Archives: AIFP (Advanced International Flight Planning) Course

By taking this course, will I enhance my job opportunities?

Perhaps. Many hiring managers realize that what we teach is a great introduction to international planning and have hired many Sheffield graduates ahead of others based on their motivation to learn more. Other hiring managers may be indifferent due to their domestic type of operation or their own personal experiences. If you plan to work […]

What percentage of your graduates enroll in this class?

It has ranged from 20-90%, with a median of approximately 30-40%.

Is it mandatory to enroll in this class?

No. A graduate of the 5-week or an accelerated course may enroll at any time.

Does any other school teach an international flight planning course with a separate ETOPs course?

To the best of our knowledge, no. There are those who claim to “teach” the same course “for free” in a half day. They have titled the course: “ETOPs”, then “International”, then “ETOPs/International planning”, then simply abandoned the course, etc.. They will list subjects that Sheffield covers during the regular 5-week course. We also have […]

When is this course taught?

Following the 5-week course. See Calendar.

What is the AIFP course?

Advanced International Flight Planning. It is a 2-day workshop that begins 2 days after the regular certification course ends.

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