Domestic Students

GFT is proud to be one of the country’s leading flight schools in providing quality flight training to Canadian Nationals. We offer scholarships and assistance in securing student loans and provincial funding to ensure you are set for the flight training program you choose. Our student resources page will provide many information you may seek as a student Pilot. GFT also provides access to mentorship programs through our alumni who fly for airlines across the world and here at home to guide in your next step to becoming a Commercial Pilot once you graduate.

1 Student Application Process

To apply for a flight training program at Gander Flight training, complete the application below and complete the payment of  C$ 100.00 application fee (Canadian students only). 

GFT will accept cheque, money order, VISA, Mastercard, debit card or etransfer.

( if you are enrolling at our campus.

Applications must be accompanied by a copy of your high school transcript, and/or a resume (For In person and Online application).

2 Enrolment Instructions

A C$ 100.00 nonrefundable application fee is required to process your application.

Once payment is received and your application is processed you will be required to make a C$ 1000.00 tuition deposit

You will be entitled to a refund of the tuition deposit if you give notice in writing either delivered personally or by registered mail or email ( not less than 21 days before the commencement day of the course.

All applicants applying for any flight training program must submit a Criminal Code of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Screening check. Contact your local RCMP office for more information. Our Admin team will guide you if you have any queries.

Applicants for all programs must be able to obtain a passport and Category 1 medical assessment for all flight training Programs except Recreational License (Requires Category 4 medical assessment) and Private Pilot License (Requires Category 3 medical assessment).

The town of Gander has a Civil Aviation Medical Examiner that can complete this assessment for you.

3 Application Deadlines

July 1 for September enrolment

November 1 for January enrolment

March 1 for May enrolment

If an application is made after the deadline it will be considered but the nonrefundable application fee will be C$ 150.00

Domestic Students Application Form

If you have queries regarding the application form, email Admin at

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