General Radio License



Who should attend?

• Student pilots busy completing their CPL training (Fixed wing & Helicopter)

Note – You should ideally have successfully completed your radio aids commercial online examination prior to making application to attend this course.

• Any person interested in VHF communication between pilot & ATC.

Note – In this instance you will only be able to be issued with a certificate of attendance as a person needs to complete their full PPL training before they can be issued with a radio license.

How often are these courses presented?

• These courses are presented on request in Gauteng or as required countrywide at registered flying schools that are approved Aviation Training Organisations. {ATO}
• One on one courses are also available for those people who are not able to attend the group lectures due to business commitments, etc. (You must belong to a registered flight school {ATO} in order to apply )
• The course may also be presented through a long distance learning programme, i.e. the internet. (You must belong to a registered flight school {ATO} in order to apply)
Note – The student can also complete the theoretical examination via the long distance learning programme, but will however still need to complete the oral skills test in person with the designated examiner prior to being issued with a radio license.

What is the duration of this course presentation?

• The course is presented over a 1 Day period.
• Weekend courses are also available.

What is the course content?

• The course consists of the following:
1. All the theoretical modules as per the laid down syllabus
2. Practical RT examples which includes relative handouts with a quiz for each.
3. Plenty of classroom RT interaction
4. E-mail / Internet interaction.
5 Theoretical examination (passmark required – 75%)
7. Practical oral skills test (passmark required – 75%)

What happens if I do not pass these examinations?

• If you do not pass either the theoretical or practical assessments, then you will be allowed one more rewrite with that assessor/designated examiner.
• Should you still be found not yet competent on the rewrite then you will be directed to another designated examiner for further review.

What are the costs associated with this course?

• Please contact Dylan or Marlene for information on costs associated.

If you are interested in finding out more about our Blended Learning package, please follow this link; General RT Blended Learning

Please note that we have received the following information from SACAA Testing Standards – All CPL candidates that did not pass all 8 CPL subjects prior to 2016-07-01 will have to write the Online General Radio Telephony exam. If they have passed all of these CPL subjects, then they only have to pass the General Radio practical test with a SACAA designated Radio Telephony Examiner.