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UK Paramotor Courses

SkySchool runs the following courses in Mere, Wiltshire:

  1. 1 & 2 Day Taster Course (Enjoy an action packed weekend in the Wiltshire countryside)
  2. 6 Day Beginner Course (MOST POPULAR - Gets most people flying at least once)
  3. 6 Day Intermediate Course (Much more flying intensive and results in the Pilot License)
  4. 12 Day Pilot Course (Zero to Hero in 2 weeks or split between the UK, Italy or Spain reuslting in the Pilot License)

We also run courses in Italy and Spain. Its possible to split your training between the different locations.

For further information or to book a course contact us.


1. 1 & 2 Day Taster Course: Open Sky Level

APPI Courses with SkySchool UKThe Taster Courses are designed for complete beginners and follow the first few days of the APPI PPG syllabus. They take place over weekends in Mere, Wiltshire and are designed to give students a good understanding of the sport, allowing them to decide whether they wish to sit the longer 6 or 12 day course. The 1 day course costs £175 and the 2 day course costs £275. To make a booking contact SkySchool.

2. 6 Day Beginner Course: Adventure Pilot Level

Paragliding in Wiltshire with SkySchool UKThe beginner course is the 1st half of the APPI PPG syllabus and designed for complete beginners. Training consists of ground handling, motor usage instruction, basic lectures and normally culminates in at least 1 solo flight. At the end students can advance onto the 6 Day Intermediate Course. The 6 day course costs £795 with all kit, fuel and log books included. To make a booking contact SkySchool.

3. 6 Day Intermediate Course: Pilot Level

The intermediate course is the 2nd half of the APPI PPG syllabus and designed for those who have either sat the Beginners course or Paraglider pilots with over 20 hours experience. Training consists of low passes, precision landings, cross country tasks, theory, an exam and more. At the end students should attain the APPI PPG Pilot license. The 6 day course costs £795 with all kit, fuel and log books included. To make a booking contact SkySchool.

4. 12 Day Pilot Course: Pilot Level

The 12 day course follows the full APPI PPG syllabus and is made up of the 6 Day Beginners course and the 6 Day Intermediates course. It is possible to split the 12 days over different dates and locations or do it all at once in one location. At the end students should attain the APPI PPG Pilot license. The 12 day course costs £1,295 with all kit, fuel and log books included. To make a booking contact SkySchool.

Further Information

SkySchool UK SkySchool's courses in the UK take place at East Lawn Farm between Mere and Motcombe, approximately 2 hours west of London. The A303 runs straight past Mere which makes it very easy to reach from all directions. All UK courses start at 09:30 on a Saturday and end in the late afternoon/early evening depending upon the weather. We provide accommodation on site. To book or for further information contact us:

  • Camping in a Tent: £15 a night
  • Camper Van with Electricity: £20 a night
  • Shepherd's Hut with Electricity: £45 a night

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