Language Proficiency

Requirements for English Language Proficiency

1) Forms: CA61-01.07 (Original)

2) SACAA

  • R350.00

3) Proficiency Level will be issued according to the following…

  1. a) An applicant who can provide evidence of Expert English Language Proficiency will be awarded
  2. Expert Level 6. The evidence is indicated, but not limited to the following options:

Certified Copy of School Leavers Certificate(National Diploma) – Matric, O or M Level , with a pass in English first language with a minimum symbol of D or its equivalent. Result certificate will not be accepted.

  • Certified copy of a SAQA recognized 2 year tertiary qualification with English either as a subject or English as a language of tuition and examination.
  • Proof of being a present of past native of a nation where English is the first language, e.g.

UK, USA, Australia or New Zealand.

b)For alternative language certification the SA CAA will certify the holder of an Instrument Rating for a South African Pilot license at extended Level 5 and the holder of a South African Private Pilot License /Commercial Pilot License at Operational Level 4.

c) An applicant who can provide evidence of Operational English Language Proficiency will be awarded a Level 4. This evidence is indicated, but not limited to the following options to a school leaver’s certificate – Matric, O or M Level, with a pass in English second language with a minimum symbol of its equivalent

Candidates applying for an English rating proficiency in terms of (a) & (b) above are required to submit a declaration that he or she does not suffer from a significant speech impediment or have a heavy accent that would make the spoken English language difficult to understand.