The purpose of the FI(A) course is to provide aircraft license holders with training appropriate to the level of proficiency required by the FI(A)certificate. Applicants for an FI(A) certificate must successfully complete the pre-admission flight test within 6 months prior to the start date of the course to assess whether they have the necessary skills to attend the course.

FI(A) training course must include:

- At least 100 hours of theoretical knowledge training, including 25 hours of training and learning techniques theoretical knowledge training as well as development tests.

- At least 30 hours of flight training, including a minimum of 25 hours of dual flight with a maximum of 5 hours in the simulator.