The aviation operations program at College of Alameda prepares you for a pilot certificate. COA offers two pilot training courses. These courses prepare the student for the Private Pilot knowledge exam or the Instrument/Commercial knowledge exam. Each course is one night a week, four hours a night for one semester.
You will acquire skills in such areas as navigation, theory of flight, F.A.A. regulations, weather, and aircraft operation. Upon successful completion of these courses F.A.A. testing is available at the College of Alameda aviation facility, a certified testing center. Note: Flight training is not offered by COA. In the East Bay area there are numerous flight training facilities available.