An applicant for the IRI(H) rating shall have:

 a) Completed 500 hours flight time under IFR, of which at least 250 hours shall be in helicopters;

 b) Successfully completed an approved course at an FTO (see appendix 1 to JAR FCL 2 2.395 and ANC FCL 2.395) comprising theoretical knowledge instruction and at least 10 hours of flight instruction on a helicopter, flight simulator or FNPT II


 c) Passed a skill test as set out in Appendices 1 and 2 to JAR-FCL 2.320 & 2.345

The course duration is 8-10 days.