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Bristol Groundschool student Katherine Rees

Katherine’s Rees

Former Bristol Groundschool student successfully completed her ATPL’s and now will continue her journey to becoming a Commercial Pilot

“I decided to commence my ATPL studies whilst on maternity leave, with a 3 month old and 2 year old at home. As I was definitely not in a position to attend a full time course, distance study was my only option and Bristol Groundschool came highly recommended.

My experience as a BGS student was fantastic and the entire journey from start to finish was seamless.  Booking revision weeks and study weekends was a simple click of a button, and email queries were always answered promptly.

The educational software was easy to use, with a member of the technical support team readily available to resolve any issues. I took advantage of purchasing a set of course manuals to accompany the e-learning and much like the digital books,  the paper versions were beautifully printed, clear and easy to follow.

Lastly but most certainly not least, the Theory Instructors were superb. Their in-depth knowledge was inspiring and they were always on hand to answer questions when help was needed. They each brought their own character and unique teaching styles to the lessons, which made even the toughest of subjects fun and easier to learn. I now have an array of memory aids, quirky quotes and golden nuggets of information and advice that will forever more, live with me throughout my professional and recreational flying career.

The ATPL journey was indeed tough but, with sincere thanks to the entire BGS team and their commitment to supporting students; I graduated with 14 first time passes and an overall average pass mark of 90% (UK CAA).

I will miss my time at BGS and for any individual looking to start the ATPL journey; I cannot recommend Bristol Ground School highly enough”.

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World leading Aviation theory tuition  – For the pilots of tomorrow

Bristol Groundschool offer UK CAA & EASA approved ATPL, CPL, IR and PPL theory training solutions.

The biggest dreams deserve the best support. Bristol Groundschool is a world leader in modular tuition for fixed wing and helicopter pilots. Our extensive and innovative suite of learning materials contains all the knowledge you need for success, allowing you to learn at your own pace and track your progress with ease. With the option for online-only tuition including live webinars, you can choose to fit your studies around existing commitments too – no matter where you are in the world. We turn today’s students into tomorrow’s pilots. And we can do the same for you.

 

Bristol Groundschool Aviation Theory Courses

All our courses are EASA/UK CAA approved and are taught by our experienced team of instructors to prepare graduates for an exciting, challenging and rewarding future in the ever-changing aviation industry.

As part of your training, you will be able to access our library of over 200 hours of pre-recorded subject-based webinars, a 12-month subscription to our leading online question bank, BGSonline and access to interactive live webinars which are delivered by our instructors and cover specific topics across the whole ATPL syllabus.

Our courses are can be studied 100% online, full or part-time, from anywhere across the world.

 


Smarter Materials for Aviation Training Organisations

Bristol Groundschool is the market-leading provider of ATPL/CPL training materials to ATOs around the world

You want to provide quality, up-to-date learning materials for your students.

Find out why Bristol Groundschool is the market-leading provider of ATPL/CPL training materials to ATOs around the world, for both fixed-wing and helicopter courses. Our material is suitable for integrated, modular and even distance learning course delivery.

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BGSonline – ATPL Theory Question Bank

BGSonline is our proprietary database of more than 15,000 multiple choice ATPL, CPL & IR exam questions.

Exams are nowhere near as daunting when you know what to expect. BGSonline is our proprietary database of more than 15,000 multiple choice ATPL, CPL & IR exam questions.

Updated regularly by our experts, it allows you to test your knowledge across the whole syllabus and generate mock exam papers – with questions backed up with explanations and diagrams.

Students of Bristol Groundschool get twelve months of complimentary access to BGSonline when studying for one of our courses. For non-BGS students, 30 day, 90 day, 180 day and 1 year subscriptions can be purchased.

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We believe that flight tuition should be as accessible as possible to people who are able and ambitious to succeed.

That’s why we founded Wings Alliance: a not-for-profit organisation that can help you plot your perfect study path.

Whether you are keen to study in a certain location, want to fit your studies around your family or need to find the most cost-efficient route to qualification, we can use our global network to help you find the right path.

Your studies, your way. Wings Alliance can even support students in finding their first airline job.

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What our students say:

Andreas Rosboch

Second Officer, Cathay Pacific, based in Hong Kong.

The training at Bristol Groundschool and the quality of ATPdigital is outstanding. The trainers are excellent and they know what they need to do for you to pass.

I chose Bristol Groundschool over competing courses because of the excellent reviews online and not offering discounts to lure people in. The training at Bristol Groundschool and the quality of ATPdigital is outstanding. I still use the books for revision. The trainers are excellent and they know what they need to do for you to pass.

If you think you’ve studied enough, study another 10%. This will make all the difference. That holds true at the airlines as well.

Nil Ganduxe

First Officer for MEDOPS, Air Nostrum (Iberia Regional)

I couldn’t recommend Bristol Groundschool enough – from the ATP digital software and the revision week, to the massive and really up-to-date question bank – bgsonline, the whole package together with the great support from the whole BGS team made it easier than I expected.

I couldn’t recommend Bristol Groundschool enough – from the ATP digital software and the revision week, to the massive and really up-to-date question bank – bgsonline, the whole package together with the great support from the whole BGS team made it easier than I expected.

Matthew Ross

Bristol Groundschool is a great choice for students. It provides you with maximum flexibility to study around your family and work commitments and you don’t need to travel and incur those extra expenses.

The new completely online training option at Bristol Groundschool is a great choice for students.

It provides you with maximum flexibility to study around your family and work commitments and you don’t need to travel and incur those extra expenses.

Bristol were the last ATO offering exams before lock-down and the first to restart.

Without the webinars, online revision courses and help from fantastic instructors I would never have done so well in my exams. With their help, I finished my ATPL’s on the first sitting when BGS re-opened.

I have now completed my studies, all whilst working full-time in Flight Operations. Well done BGS for leading the way again.

Olivier Allec

First Officer for Globeair AG on citation mustang

Bristol Groundschool is an amazing school, you helped me so much to pass all my exams first time with an average pass rate of 93%.

Bristol Groundschool is an amazing school, you helped me so much to pass all my exams first time with an average pass rate of 93%.

The school is a really great place to come and study, the instructors are very good and interesting, highlighting all the right things. It is also a very pleasant environment too, where you can really focus on your lessons. I will be recommending Bristol GS to anyone who wants to pass their ATPL. The question bank is also great and always up-to-date.