The turbine rating is offered for pilots wishing to move from the piston engine systems to the turbine engine systems. Many larger aircraft use the turbine engines and so this is a rating beneficial for private pilots buying larger single crew aircraft, such as the Cessna 208 Grabd Caravan, or for commercial pilots looking to obtain a rating on turbine aircraft operated by charter companies.
As with the multi engine rating, the turbine rating is conducted on an aicraft commonly used throughout Africa, thereby making it an excellent trainer due to the value of the aircraft rating as well as the turbine rating. The training is conducted on a Cessna 208 Grand Caravan and the training consits of ground school and flying time. The course duration is one week.