Requirements for the issue of an ATPL:
1. Be at least 21 years old.
2. Pass the SA-CAA ATP theoretical examinations.
3. Have completed not less than 1500 hours of flight time. (You need to check the Regulations to determine what hours count in full and what hours are limited, as well as the breakdown of hours).
4. Successfully complete a practical flight test, conducted by a Designated Flight Examiner (DFE), on a multi engine turbine / jet aircraft or a multi engine aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight exceeding 5 700KG’s.