The leading ATPL distance learning specialist
Now in operation for over 28 years, Bristol Groundschool is Europe’s leading provider of modular distance learning courses for the EASA Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence (ATPL).
Our first-to-market, innovative and intuitive training materials have set the standard for ground school study in the aviation training market, with a proven success rate far in excess of traditional classroom-based or iPad-only learning.
100% online training option
We now offer a 100% online ATPL theory course for fixed-wing or helicopters. This combines our computer-based training (CBT) software with a complete suite of webinars (online classroom presentations), online revision weeks, pre-recorded webinars (over 200 across all subjects) and our industry leading question bank, bgsonline.
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We’re still here to help
The BGS team are all working from home, and available to contact.
Latest Brexit & EASA Information
View the latest information on the UK’s departure from EASA at the end of 2020.
BGS ATPL (A) books now available
A complete set of printed manuals for all the subjects in the course. The ‘loose-leaf manuals’ come on high quality paper in full colour, with Bristol Groundschool ring binders. We also offer ATPL(A) ‘bound manuals’ on high quality paper in full colour, if you prefer. If you are purchasing your manuals at the same time as a course, contact us to get a link to a discounted set.
Looking for Flight Training?
Wings Alliance provides high quality, cost effective flight training. Founded by Bristol Groundschool, this non-profit company offers flexible training options which means you can join at any time.
Wings Alliance provides support and advice at all stages of training, including graduate placement support to help you secure your first airline job. They have a 98% employment success rate.
The best online ATPL question bank – bgsonline
- Over 15,000 ATPL (A), ATPL (H) / IR, CPL (A) and IR multiple choice exam questions.
- As an on-site EASA examination centre we have the benefit of regularly updating our question bank following student feedback.
- Questions have detailed explanations and illustrations.
- Practise exams and progress monitoring.