Assistant Course

Control tower

Who should attend this course?

People looking to strengthen their ability to secure an ATC assistants role. The course aims to provide the entrant with a general overview of the air traffic control function.

For more information about this or any other course please contact Andy Cameron (College & Course Manager).

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Introductory Courses

COURSE PROSPECTUS

Assistant Course

This course is designed to prepare entrants to carry out the role of an Air Traffic Controller Assistant and incorporates airfield visits, practical instruction, written and/or verbal tests.

The course runs at a relaxed pace and the entrant receives a certificate to confirm their successful completion of the course.

An interest in aviation is desirable.
  • Role of an ATCA (Theory)
  • ICAO overview (Theory)
  • Airspace Classification (Theory)
  • Basic Met and Nav (Theory)
  • Flight Rules (Theory)
  • Important Documents (Theory)
  • Aerodrome Markings (Theory)
  • ATFM Flow management and slot times (Theory)
  • Phraseology (Theory)
  • Practical ATC Simulator
  • CAP 168
  • CAP 393
  • CAP 493
  • CAP 624
  • CAP 637
  • CAP 744
  • EATM Common Core Content
  • ICAO Doc 4444
Course Duration

1 Week

Group Size

1-4 Students per Course

Courses are run with groups ranging from 1 to 4 students per course. Courses remain 1 week regardless of group size

Course Dates

5 Courses per Year

Our Assistant Courses run in February, April, June, September and November. Additional courses are run if demand necessitates