It is only valid with an unexpired EASA or JAA class one or two medical certificate.You cannot use a LAPL medical certificate or an NPPL medical declaration with this licence. In order to apply for a first officer position for an airline, you are required to hold a commercial pilots licence with a current multi-engine instrument rating (IR).If you don’t find a job within a year of completing your initial instrument rating, you will need to revalidate it in order to maintain your licence currency and be eligible to apply for a flight deck job.This privilege initially lasts for two years from the date of passing the skills test.
Q Who can instruct me for the NPPL(SSEA), and are there any special NPPL instructors? NPPL medical self-declarations (signed by your GP) issued before 25th of August 2016 continue to be valid until their expiry date. We’ve explained the difference between renewing and revalidating the IR, and suggested some places which can provide such a service.The offer of a job can come round quickly and unexpectedly and as you are required to have a current IR in order to commence a type rating, a job offer is unlikely to be made without it.FAQs Q Can a EASA Flight Instructor with the privilege to instruct for the LAPL(A) instruct for the NPPL?A Yes, an EASA Flight Instructor without CPL theoretical knowledge who has the privilege to instruct for issue of a LAPL(A) with SEP privileges may conduct ground and flight training for students towards the issue of a NPPL with SSEA privileges.