• Course summary
    Course summary
    • Cost: £9,700
    • Licence: UKCAA or EASA
    • Duration: 3 weeks
    • Required experience: Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with Instrument Rating (IR)
  • Graduation qualifications
    Graduation qualifications
    • Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) certificate
    • Jet Orientation Training (JOT) certificate
    • Progression towards a Type Rating
    • Access to the L3Harris Graduate Placement Pool
  • Supporting downloads

Pilot Training Courses

APS MCC Course

Access to the L3Harris Graduate Placement Pool Upon Graduation

Do you hold a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) with 150 hours flying time, Multi-Engine Piston Rating and Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)? Your next step is to complete your Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) course!

During our Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) pilot course, you will learn standard operating procedures to advance your handling skills within realistic scenarios so that flying in normal and non-normal conditions becomes second nature.

Throughout the APS MCC course, you will also develop self-awareness, teamwork, interpersonal, workload management skills; as well as decision making and non-technical skills, all of which are essential skills for becoming an airline pilot.

The APS MCC pilot training course is UK-based, taking place at our state-of-the-art London Training Centre and is designed to deliver the requirements necessary to obtain your:

  • Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) certificate which is based around the principles of Crew Resource Management (CRM)
  • Jet Orientation Training (JOT)

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APS MCC Course Footprint

  • 3 weeks total
  • 4 days Ground
  • 10 days Simulator

Ground school - 4 days

To gain your Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation certificate, you will be introduced to technical and non-technical skills as well as knowledge to be able to operate a commercial air transport aircraft. Our APS MCC course covers Threat and Error Management as well as Crew Resource Management and other concepts to improve a cadet's overall skillset before graduating.

Simulator training - 10 days

Cadets will train on L3Harris RealitySeven Full Flight Simulators (Boeing 737 Flight Simulator or Airbus 320 Simulator).

Cadets complete 10 days of flight training consisting of:

  • 20 hours of Multi-Crew Co-Operating (MCC) Training
  • 12 hours of Advanced Swept-Wing Jet Aeroplane Operations
  • 4 hours Advanced Airline Operations Scenario Training
  • 4 hours of Final Assessed (including 2 hours Advanced Airline Operations)

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APS MCC Course Costs


 What is included in the APS MCC course price?

  • Access to our Graduate Placement Pool (subject to completion of L3Harris Selection Process)
  • All training equipment and materials
  • Unlimited use of Flat Panel Trainers
  • Careers advice 
  • Electronic charts and airline performance

 Additional costs to consider:

  • Accommodation (if required)
  • English language (IELTS) test (if applicable)
  • Class 1 Medical
  • Personal living costs
  • Insurance

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Entry Criteria

To be accepted on our APS MCC course, you must meet the following entry criteria:


Age and height

  • 17+ to submit an application. 18+ to commence training
  • Height between 5 ft. 2 in. (157 cm) and 6 ft. 3 in. (191 cm). Applicants outside of this may still apply for our APS MCC course but will need an ergonomic assessment


  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Non-native English speakers must achieve level 5.5 individual and overall in IELTS or equivalent ICAO level 4 prior to start of APS MCC pilot training


  • Unrestricted right to live, study and work in the UK (e.g. UK national, EU national with settled or pre-settled status)
  • If required: Meet the United Kingdom Visa & Immigration Service requirements to qualify for a Visitor (study for six months or less) or Student visa (study for more than six months)



  • Cut-e testing and a competency interview, if you haven’t done so already through a previous modular application. If an interview has been carried out previously then a confirmatory interview will take place

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Why L3Harris For APS MCC?

Cadets studying on our APS MCC course have access to some of the best facilities in the industry. Our London Training Centre is a hub for pilot training and is in constant use for both cadet and existing pilot training. Our airline customers trust our Instructors and technology to keep their own pilots current and qualified, so you may well find yourself visiting L3Harris again in the future, even after you've qualified!

Successful completion of the Airline Pilot Standards Multi Crew Cooperation course also gives you access to the L3Harris Graduate Placement Pool, meaning our expert team will assist you in securing your First Officer role!

Our graduates now fly for major airlines including WIZZ Air, easyJet, British Airways, Ryanair and TAP Air Portugal.

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What are your funding options for my APS MCC training?

All of our training programmes are self-funded, however, there are a few ways to fund your pilot training course in the UK; from securing loans for your pilot training, to receiving financial support from your family.

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Do you offer financial advice?

At L3Harris Airline Academy, we are unable to offer financial advice, which is why we are working with the teams from Morrinson Wealth and Parallel Wealth Management to bring you expert financial advice to help you explore the options available to you.

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Can I choose where I do my APS MCC training?

You will complete your APS MCC pilot course at our London Training Centre near Gatwick, London making use of our new state-of-the-art equipment. Here you will rub shoulders with experienced pilots and like-minded cadets.

Our flight schools are approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Cadets will train in modern, state-of-the-art full flight Boeing or Airbus simulators at our purpose-built training centres, but will also have the opportunity to access our Graduate Placement Pool to help secure a role as a First Officer with a global airline.

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What aircraft will I train on during APS MCC?

Cadets training towards their APS MCC has access to L3Harris’ impressive fleet and the very latest training systems.

At our London Training Centre, you will have access to RealitySeven full flight simulators including Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.

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Do you have partnerships with airlines in Europe?

Yes. We are an accredited pilot recruitment partner of British Airways. The agreement allows BA to select newly qualified pilots from our Graduate Placement Pool and ‘tag’ students at various stages of training that meet the airlines requirements. TUI Airways also selected us as a pilot recruitment partner, selecting newly qualified pilots to become Second Officers on TUI's Boeing fleet.

We are committed to maintaining and growing airline relationships so that we are able to offer our graduates the highest-quality, airline-focused training and unrivalled career opportunities. In turn we have built a reputation as a trusted provider of the highest-calibre pilots in the industry.

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