Theoretical examinations have resumed in a controlled manner.
Due to Covid-19 public health measures that may be imposed at short notice, planned examination sittings may need to be amended, postponed or cancelled.
Please see the PPL Examinations page for the next sitting.
Students of other IAA FCL exams may avail of the below exam dates. However priority will be given to those students sitting the below exams.
The schedule of ATPL/CPL/IR/BIR/CBIR exams for 2024:
2024: ATPL/CPL/IR/BIR/CBIR EXAM DATES – DUBLIN AND CORK
Note: Exam dates may be extended / reduced at the discretion of the IAA.
|26TH – 28TH FEBRUARY
|22ND – 24TH APRIL
|17TH – 19TH JUNE
|22ND – 24TH JULY
|19TH – 21ST AUGUST
|14TH – 16TH OCTOBER
|9TH – 11TH DECEMBER
Please note that examinations may be affected by restrictions enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This may include restrictions such as reduction in available places, staggered start times, short notice cancellations, change of venue etc.
The IAA has worked closely with the ATOs to provide schedules to assist with the return to normal timetables.
Please contact your ATO / DTO with any queries.
Applicants are reminded that while all exams must be passed by the 4th attempt over 6 sittings within a defined period, there is no obligation to attend a specific sitting.
The IAA has moved to an online examination system for Pilot Exams
For information on PPL examinations, please click here.
Private and Professional examinations are offered in English only.
Professional Pilot Examinations
All examinations may not be available at selected locations for a particular sitting.
The closing dates below are the last date for acceptance based on space being available. Where a place is not available for a particular date you may be offered an alternative date available.
Notification for exams are now sent by email. Please ensure your email is legible on your application and provide an address that you regularly access.
Failure to do so may lead to you not receiving notifications.
The following information is taken from the EASA website:
Graphic Images in the ECQB
The graphic images used in the ECQB as annexes to questions come from a variety of sources and in most cases are easily available. These include Appendix 1 to Part SERA, Met charts and the Jeppesen General Student Route Manual (GSPRM).
To support students preparing for their exams, a small number of ECQB sample annexes that might not be easily accessed is provided for private study: please refer to here.
Aeronautical Charts and the ECQB
The aeronautical charts that are used with the latest ECQB release are taken from the GSPRM, as published by Jeppesen (2017)