The minimum age to get a CPL is 18.
If you hold a CPL you can, on the appropriate aircraft category:
Training requirements differ depending on the aircraft category and training route you take. These are set out in the
professional pilot training section.
However, in all cases, you must fulfil the class or type rating requirements for the aircraft you take your CPL skill test on. For example, if you are taking the skill test on a multi-engine piston aeroplane (MEP) class, you must have met the relevant
flight training requirements.
You must successfully complete theoretical exams and flight instruction at an approved training organisation (ATO).
As part of the application for CPL, you will need to demonstrate that you have an appropriate level of theoretical knowledge by passing exams in the following subject areas:
You may want (or be required) to take ATPL and / or Instrument rating level theoretical knowledge examinations depending on the course of training you are taking.
Please refer to the specific course(s) you are taking for details.
At the end of training, you will need to take a skill test with an examiner. This is to demonstrate that the procedures and manoeuvres that you will have been taught during training can be carried out competently as pilot in command (PIC) on the relevant aircraft category.
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