The screening test will include the below outlined program.
- Flight Grading: The Flight grading comprises a session in a flight training device, and will help SAFA identify if the applicant has the basic aptitude to become a pilot.
- Psychomotor Assessment: The psychomotor assessment consists of six sub tests designed to screen zero and low hour candidates for key pilot aptitude and abilities. The test assesses a candidate’s hand/foot/eye coordination, scan rate, tracking, mental mathematics, memory, orientation, and their ability to multi-task.
- Personality Profile: The personality profile is designed to measure a broad range of personality traits that are important in determining if the applicants possesses appropriate behavious required to become a safe and disciplined pilot.
- Basic Math & Physical Concepts Placement Test: To be successful in the program, knowledge of basic math & physical principles is essential. A relevant foundation course is available for those applicants who need some additional training to be successful.
All students who pass the screening test will be invited for an interview. The Interview is designed to verify English proficiency and determine the applicants’ aspiration for becoming a pilot. The interview will be conducted either on the same day of the screening test, or on an alternate day depending on the availability of the panel and/or interviewer.
The Screening Test Fee is SAR 500.