The IR theory is learned through a distance learning course. As a basis you will receive the entire theory as a physical teaching aid in several folders and additionally as eBooks. The Distance Learning platform guides you through the IR material. The platform includes additional animations, videos and multiple choice tests to check the material you have learned. The IR theory course includes the following seven subjects at ATPL level.
010 Air law
040 Human performance & limitations
033 Flight planning
Before registering for the official FOCA theory examination, you will take so-called final tests at the flight school. The final tests are computer-based and multiple choice - just like the FOCA examination. The FOCA theory exams take place regularly in Ittigen near Bern.