General Aviation

a selection of courses covering all aspects of aviation meteorology for the general aviation community

The Met Office College offers a selection of courses covering all aspects of aviation meteorology for the general aviation community.

We help delegates prepare for the meteorological elements of the PPL, PPL(B) , CPL(B) and BGA Bronze 'C' badge and blend theoretical meteorological knowledge with practical exercises. Training is aimed at aviators of all levels of competence.

View this short video about the General Aviation training courses.

Our courses and training include:

Meteorology for aviators

Meteorology for Aviators is aimed at light-aircraft pilots of all levels of competency and covers topics such as basic meteorological theory and the interpretation of meteorological charts.

Weather decision-making for pilots

Weather decision-making for pilots brings together knowledge in aviation meteorology theory and interpretation skills with Meteorological Threat and Error Management (TEM).

Commercial Aviation meteorology CD-ROM

A good understanding of meteorology is vital for safe and enjoyable flying. The Met Office and Oxford Aviation Training have produced a CD-ROM that helps pilots master aviation meteorology.

The Met Office College provides a wide range of courses. To receive more information about training please register your details.

Last updated: 21 February 2014

GA Training receives praise

The two basic meteorology courses that the Met Office College provides for General Aviation pilots regularly receive fantastic feedback and have many returning customers.

Take a look at the latest endorsement in the January 2013 edition of Pilot Magazine feature Pilot Magazine (PDF, 1 MB) .