- Familiarisation with the helicopter.
- Preparation for flight - starting and stopping the engine and rotor.
- Air experience - an introduction to helicopter flight.
- Effects of controls - what the controls do in forward flight.
- Attitude and power changes - power, attitude and thus speed change.
- Level flight, climbing, descending and turning.
- Basic Autorotation - "gliding" a helicopter.
- Take off and landing.
- Transitions - leaving the hover to achieve forward flight and returning to the hover from forward flight.
- Circuits - an exercise to practise accuracy within a circuit at an aerodrome.
- First solo - the first of 10 hours pilot in command.
- Sideways and backward manoeuvres.
- Turns on the spot - turning through 360 degrees in the hover.
- Vortex ring - the nearest event to a stall in a helicopter.
- Engine off landing - how to "glide" a helicopter and land safely without the engine running.
- Advanced Autorotation - "advanced gliding".
- Forced landings - an autorotation to a selected landing area.
- Steep turns - turning the aircraft at more extreme angles of bank than normal.
- Transitions from the hover to the hover at low altitude.
- Quick stops - coming to the hover rapidly but safely from cruise speed at low altitude.
- Pilot navigation - navigating a helicopter away from an aerodrome including all radio instruction for complying with Air Traffic Control.
- Advanced Take offs, landings and transitions.
- Advanced take-offs and landings on sloping ground.
- Limited power operations - operating a helicopter with limited power.
- Confined area - how to approach, enter, manoeuvre and depart from confined area safely, i.e. a clearing, small field or helicopter landings site.