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Who are AST?

Air Service Training Ltd (AST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). AST themselves have been a world leader in the field of Aviation training since 1931, making it arguably the longest-established organisation of its kind.

Since its formation, AST has had a long and successful history of providing Pilot and Engineer training for the world's airlines, maintenance organisations and military formations. Training Pilots and Engineers for two of the most demanding professions in the world requires a very special approach, and complete dedication to the highest safety standards. From its earliest beginnings, AST has focussed on the delivery of high-quality training ensuring the most stringent of safety standards.

The AST flight training facilities are situated on the spacious Perth College UHI campus and at Perth Airport, which is four miles north of 'The Fair City' of Perth in Central Scotland. It has an attractive rural location and is less than two hours flying time from London, while the major Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are all within an hour's drive.

What do we offer you?

Engineering Training

In partnership with Perth College UHI, AST delivers a range of academic and professional courses in aeronautical engineering, these are offered in accordance with the European Aviation Safety Agency requirements or as National Qualification, Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma level in Aeronautical Engineering, and a BEng(hons) degree in aircraft maintenance.

Flight Training

Flight training and ground school studies are delivered by the flight training arm of AST, in partnership with Air Charter Scotland. With the creation of its new PATH Programme, AST has once again shown its commitment to offering a cost-effective solution to the training of safe, efficient and competent pilots to meet the exacting demands of the modern Air Transport Industry.

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News and announcements

AST Queens Award Winners 2015!

AST Queens Award Winners 2015!

AST Win Queen's Award

AST Open Day

AST Open Day

Open Day Wednesday 7th October 2015

PPL Phase - First Stripe Gained!

PPL Phase - First Stripe Gained!

Congratulations to two of our pilots who have gained their first stripe!.

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Air Service Training. Brahan Building, Crieff Road, Perth, Scotland (UK), PH1 2NX Tel: +44 (0) 1738 877105 Fax: +44 (0) 1738 553369

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