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    I'm regretting not taking Maths/Physics A-Levels now, as I have always had the dream of becoming a pilot, which obviously demands maths and physics skills. I have chosen Economic, Politics and ICT which are interesting subjects but I feel that my ambition of becoming a pilot is dead in the water now.

    I did consider doing Maths and Physics A-Level but I heard many people in sixth form say that they're both deadly and that's what really drew me away from choosing them subjects.

    Now, I regret not taking those subjects but I guess I have to deal with the choices that I've made :/

    Do you think it's still possible for me to become a pilot?
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    (Original post by jss23ni)
    I'm regretting not taking Maths/Physics A-Levels now, as I have always had the dream of becoming a pilot, which obviously demands maths and physics skills. I have chosen Economic, Politics and ICT which are interesting subjects but I feel that my ambition of becoming a pilot is dead in the water now.

    I did consider doing Maths and Physics A-Level but I heard many people in sixth form say that they're both deadly and that's what really drew me away from choosing them subjects.

    Now, I regret not taking those subjects but I guess I have to deal with the choices that I've made :/

    Do you think it's still possible for me to become a pilot?
    Hey @jss23ni

    I have to admit, I'm not an expert in requirements for becoming a Pilot! But having had a quick scout around on some Pilot recruitment websites, I wouldn't worry about not studying maths and physics. I believe the skills you need will be more of a practical nature rather than academic!

    It's great that you've chosen subjects that you have an interest in, this will make it a lot easier to enjoy what you are studying.

    Your ambitions to become a pilot are certainly not dead in the water, get your A-Levels out of the way and then you'll be able to concentrate on you ambition to be a Pilot

    Hope this has helped, good luck with your A-Levels!

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    Your A levels are pretty much only a bridge for students applying for courses, such as yours, that are highly practical. They'll probably recruit trainee pilots on an interview basis, and if they even bother to look at your A levels they'll just be looking at the sorts of grades you got. But they aren't the be all and end all factor.
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    (Original post by xEmilyxx)
    Your A levels are pretty much only a bridge for students applying for courses, such as yours, that are highly practical. They'll probably recruit trainee pilots on an interview basis, and if they even bother to look at your A levels they'll just be looking at the sorts of grades you got. But they aren't the be all and end all factor.
    Thanks very much for putting things into perspective!
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    Hey @jss23ni

    I have to admit, I'm not an expert in requirements for becoming a Pilot! But having had a quick scout around on some Pilot recruitment websites, I wouldn't worry about not studying maths and physics. I believe the skills you need will be more of a practical nature rather than academic!

    It's great that you've chosen subjects that you have an interest in, this will make it a lot easier to enjoy what you are studying.

    Your ambitions to become a pilot are certainly not dead in the water, get your A-Levels out of the way and then you'll be able to concentrate on you ambition to be a Pilot

    Hope this has helped, good luck with your A-Levels!

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    Cheers for the help!
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    (Original post by jss23ni)
    I'm regretting not taking Maths/Physics A-Levels now, as I have always had the dream of becoming a pilot, which obviously demands maths and physics skills. I have chosen Economic, Politics and ICT which are interesting subjects but I feel that my ambition of becoming a pilot is dead in the water now.

    I did consider doing Maths and Physics A-Level but I heard many people in sixth form say that they're both deadly and that's what really drew me away from choosing them subjects.

    Now, I regret not taking those subjects but I guess I have to deal with the choices that I've made :/

    Do you think it's still possible for me to become a pilot?
    You can still become a pilot.

    Maths A-Level is not that difficult. Y12s/Y13s tend to exaggerate to Y11s about the difficultly of subjects.
 
 
 
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