Flight Instructor Course IRI(A) With this course the Instrument instructor rating is obtained for training Private and Commercial Pilots. This rating enables the holder to act as an instructor in any authorised training organisation to provide IR(A) training to pilots. Requirements: IRI(A) – SEP - CPL (A) - To have a minimum flight experience of 800 hours, 400 in airplane. OR - FI(A) - To have a minimum flight experience of 200 IR – no more than 50 of them in FNPT II – IRI(A) – MEP in addition: - To have a minimum flight experience of 500 flight hours, 30 as MEP PIC. Ground School Phase: - A minimum of 35 hours Flight Training: A minimum of 10 hours IFR flight time and 2 hours exam. Exams: At the School, using the school’s facilities or at the Official Centre designated by the Civil Aviation Authority. Estimated duration of the course: It usually takes 1-2 weeks.