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ATC Basic (Ab-Initio)

Course Duration:

  •  6 weeks

Course Objectives:

To provide the student with the underpinning knowledge necessary to enable them to commence further training towards Air Traffic Control Ratings in Aerodrome, Approach and Area Control disciplines.

Course Summary:

The Basic Course follows the ICAO syllabus, with appropriate elements of the European Common Core Content and meets the requirements and objectives for the ICAO 051 course.

Entry Criteria:

  • Students should be fluent in English to the ICAO English Language Level 4 standard.
  • Delegates must be at least 18 years old on completion.
  • The educational standards require that the student is the holder of any educational qualification which would enable the applicant to gain access to university or a similar educational institution; or has sufficient experience and education to give the applicant a reasonable prospect of completing air traffic control training.
  • Delegates must have a valid Class 3 Medical issued by an approved Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).

Core Subjects and Course References:

  • Aviation Laws
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Equipment and Systems
  • Aircraft Performance and Aircraft Recognition
  • Human Factors
  • ICAO Annexes and Documents
  • Proprietary training materials

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