Aerodrome Control Instrument Courses are scheduled as follows:
- ADI 1-13 January 7th, 2013
- ADI 2-13 March 18th, 2013
- ADI 3-13 May 13th, 2013
- ADI 4-13 August 5th, 2013
- ADI 5-13 October 14th, 2013
- 9 weeks
To provide entrants with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies to successfully pass the practical and theoretical instruction in Aerodrome Control Instruments and achieve their student/ATCO licence.
The Aerodrome Control Instrument Course covers ATC management, procedures and all aspects of Aerodrome Control Instruments. Providing a comprehensive grounding to Aerodrome operations in both ADV and ADI, it enables entrants to operate in any aerodrome environment within or outside UK controlled airspace.
The course combines theoretical and practical instruction encompassing exercises of increasing complexity designed to fully assess the written, verbal, practical and physical abilities of each entrant.
A competency certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course to the appropriate CAA quality standards. Certificate holders can then apply for their licence.
- Entrants must be at least 18 years old on completion of the course to gain a student licence or
- Entrants must be at least 21 years old on completion of the course in order to gain a full ATCO licence
All entrants must hold one of the following:
- General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) or
- Equivalent qualification which would enable the applicant to gain entry to a university or equivalent or
- A sufficient combination of experience and education to satisfactorily complete air traffic control training.
All entrants must also hold:
- A valid European Class 3 Medical (initial medical must be completed by CAA)
- A minimum Language Level 4 (ICAO Language Proficiency rating)
Core Subjects and Course References:
- Aerodrome Control Theory
- Air Traffic Management
- Data Display
- VFR, IFR, SVFR Operations
- TRUCE Training
- Ground and Air Control
- CAP 168
- CAP 393
- CAP 493
- CAP 637
- CAP 744
- CAP 745
- EATM Common Core Content
- ICAO Doc 4444
- CAP 744