The course prepares the air traffic controller for conducting assessments and examinations of trainee air traffic controllers.
Entrants will be trained to complete assessments of trainees engaged in initial unit training.
The course is conducted by experienced ITO examiners and will encompass current training philosophies, particularly the application of the Unit Training Plan (UTP).
Entrants will be assessed on all simulated, practical and oral test exercises to determine their suitability and competence levels. Practical exercises will be carried out using Global ATS’ training airspace, as specific unit procedures will not be simulated or assessed.
A comprehensive training schedule designed to impart all necessary ATCO skills and knowledge to ab-initio candidates.
This includes aviation English refresher workshops and assesments; basic induction modules; and full training in each core ATC discipline.
The Approach Control Surveillance Course is compliant with ICAO standards and recommended practices and meets the requirements and objectives for the ICAO 054 Course.
The ICAO 052 Aerodrome Control course covers air traffic management, procedures and all aspects of aerodrome control.
It provides a comprehensive grounding to Aerodrome operations in both Visual and Instrument conditions enabling entrants to operate in any aerodrome environment within or outside of controlled airspace.
The course combines theoretical and practical instruction encompassing exercises of increasing complexity designed to fully assess the written, verbal, practical abilities of each entrant.
The Aerodrome Control course also includes a visit to an operational facility so a better understanding of the teaching points can be gained.
A competency certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course to the appropriate quality standards.
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.