Top 5 Aviation Schools in Nigeria


Top 5 Aviation Schools in Nigeria

I know you must have been wondering if there are good and quality Aviation Schools in Nigeria that you can enrol in. Definitely, there are, and that is why this article is written to update you on the top 7 Aviation Schools and other pertinent information about them.

The number of airports in Nigeria amounts to just 25 and there are not many schools or universities offering Aviation courses, hence the need to be conversant with these Aviation Schools which will make your search easier and less daunting.

Nigeria College of Aviation Technology

Number one on the list is the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology which was founded in 1964 and us located in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Nigeria College of Aviation Technology offers courses on traffic control, aircraft flying, aeronautical telecommunications and aircraft maintenance with over 20 training aircraft. It has over the years, produced loads of competent and excellent pilots.


To be able to enrol in the school, there are certain requirements that must be met which are presented below;
You must of at least five credits in Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and Physics in any of the WASC, NECO, GCE, SSCE NTC to be able to gain admission.

For applicants in Polytechnic, they must have a minimum JAMB score of 180, even though such candidates did not include Nigeria College of Aviation Technology as their choice school.

It also offers courses such as Aviation English for Non-English Speaking Countries (two months), AC Standard Air Traffic Control Course, AVSEC Aviation Security Basic, Aviation Language Proficiency Course-Rating and many more.

International Aviation College

International Aviation College is yet another school of Aviation in Nigeria. It is located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. And was established in 2011. Since its establishment, IAC has produced more than 110 pilots, well trained and ready to take up the responsibility of flying and aircraft, owing to the fact that diamond aircraft are used to train these ones.


Applicants who are interested in taking up Aviation courses at IAC must have five credits in English, Geography, Mathematics, Physics and other subjects in WAEC or NECO, which may be stipulated by the school. Applicants must be in the age range of 17 and above to be eligible to apply. Fees are dependent on the duration with the highest being N7.5 million.

Dhaewood Aviation Business School

Dhaewood Aviation Business School is a professional training private Aviation school, established in 2005 with the sole aim of solving the challenge various stake holders-airlines, Aviation and travel agency affiliated organizations have been facing for years.

Dhaewood Aviation Business School offers both full-time and part-time courses as well as self-study programs that allow individuals to learn at their own pace. If you are wondering if they have competent instructors, definitely they have, in fact, the lecturers or instructors are professionally accredited by IATA (International Air Transport Association).

IATA is an organization, affiliated with airports & air navigation services providers and airlines civil aviation authorities for more than 6 decades.
Some of the courses offered in Dhaewood Aviation Business School are;

• Aviation Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Management
• Travel Agency management
• Airline Ground Operation Management
• Airline Security & Safety
• Cabin Crew
• Airline Baggage Handling management
• Aviation Security Safety, etc.
For more enquiries, visit

Universal School of Aviation

Universal School Aviation, abbreviated as U. S. A is an award-winning Aviation institution that has recorded great success since it was established IN Lagos, in 2008. It is the first and only Aviation school to have gotten the approval to open to campuses by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), to offer both non-regulated and regulated courses.

The two campuses being run by Universal School of Aviation are located at Universal House,136, Isolo-Ikotun RRoad Cele-Egbe Bus- Stop, Ikotun, Lagos, Nigeria and Hiba Centre, Plot C85, Tim P. Brown Stree (521 Rd.), Off 1st Avenue, Gwarinpa, FCT/Abuja, Nigeria. One of the prominent awards received by U. S. A is the Global exchange award by the UK government.

It also offers free professional Aviation training to students. It also offers the following courses ;

• Travel Agency Management
• Air Ticketing/Reservation
• Hotel Management
• Electronic Booking Tools
• Flight Attendant etc.


WAEC or NECO result with at least five credits in Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry etc. Each program has its own fee attached to it.

Aeroconsult Aviation

Aeroconsult Aviation is one of the best Aviation training institutes in Nigeria and IN Africa as a whole. It is located at 29 Adeniyi Jones, Oba Akran 101233, Ikeja. It was established in 1993 and is an NCAA approved Aviation institute.
It offers courses such as ;

• Aircraft Maintenance Planning & Control (AMPC)
• Helicopters Landing Officers Course (HLO
• Airline Technical records & Document Control Systems (ATRDC)
• Airline Management (AM)
• Aircraft Maintenance Management (AMM)
• Quality Management Systems For Airlines (QMS)

For more information about the school, visit their website through the link

Igbaji Ugabi Chinwendu, from Cross River State, Nigeria. As a Business Educator, he is profoundly interested in teaching and managing business. Started blogging 2010 and officially 2013. He holds the esteemed positions of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director at Freemanbiz Communication and Writers King LTD, demonstrating his leadership and expertise in the field.

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