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English is the de facto language of the aviation industry and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) mandated on the 5th of March 2011 that all pilots of international aircraft and air traffic controllers serving international airports and routes must attain level 4 ICAO English or higher.

LAL’s Plane Language Aviation English and ICAO proficiency test preparation courses provide English language training for the aviation industry and fully prepares current and aspiring professionals in the aviation industry for the ICAO proficiency test.

Key Points

Customised course

Course material is based on real incidents, with emphasis on the 6 components of the proficiency test: pronunciation, structure, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension and interactions.

ICAO Compliant

Our courses fully adhere with ICAO’s manual on the implementation of language proficiency requirements and reinforce global efforts to improve safety and reduce human factors that contribute to accidents.

Proprietary Content

Aviation language training is provided by fully qualified and experienced English language instructors using LAL’s proprietary on-line course book.

How it works

Aviation English and ICAO test preparation courses are offered in Cape Town, South Africa.  Bespoke courses for groups can be arranged in-country and are tailored to your budget and schedule.

Why LAL?

Unique Course Design

Materials reflect best practice in the industry, with an innovative safety-first approach. Our English for Cabin Crew course includes a both a hands-on and English language components, and includes career advice and job interview techniques.

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