Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence

Want to become a commercial helicopter pilot? Our program offers you the top helicopter pilot training in Canada!

Private Licence Helicopter Training

Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

Interested in flying your own aircraft? The private licence grants the right to fly any helicopter for non-commercial purposes.

2 year diploma from Conestoga College

2 Year Conestoga College Diploma

The program is a collaboration between Conestoga College and Great Lakes Helicopter. Graduates will acquire a Commercial Helicopter Pilot's Licence as well as an Ontario College Diploma.

Helicopter Advanced Training

Additional Courses & Advanced Training

Specialty training programs and courses, on the ground and in the air for pilots.

Why train at Great Lakes Helicopter?  Over the past two years, 85% of our grads have found work in the helicopter industry!

Great Lakes Helicopter is a Transport Canada approved, Ontario Private Career College Flight School. We offer Helicopter Flight Training and Charters. Our operation is based at the Region of Waterloo International Airport, in Ontario, Canada. We are located between the cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph, and just minutes away from Toronto, Milton, Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga. The Region of Waterloo International Airport  is one of the best training airports in the country!

Managed and operated by reliable professionals, Great Lakes Helicopter has flourished into a successful helicopter operation. We pride ourselves on our safe, professional staff and well maintained helicopters. Great Lakes Helicopter offers training year-round and prepares some of the best helicopter pilots in the industry. We offer Commercial and Private Helicopter Training and accept International students.


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