Area Surveillance (054)

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Who should attend this course?

Those looking for the necessary skills, knowledge and competences to successfully pass the practical and theoretical examination in Area Control Surveillance.

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ICAO Standard ATC Courses


Area Surveillance (054)

The Area Control Surveillance Course is compliant with ICAO standards and recommended practices and meets the requirements and objectives for the ICAO 054 Course.

All entrants must:
  • Have a minimum English language proficiency of ICAO Level 4.

  • Have completed the ATC Basic Training (ICAO 051) Course

  • Area Control Theory
  • Radar Theory
  • Vectoring Skills
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Data Display
  • Unusual and Emergency Situations
  • ICAO Doc 4444
Course Duration

9 Weeks

The ICAO 054 ACS Course consists of 2 week of theoretical training modules, and 8 weeks of practical training.

Group Size

3 - 8 Students per course

Courses are run with groups ranging from 3 to 8 students per course. Courses remain 10 weeks regardless of group size

Course Dates


Our ICAO 054 ACS Course dates are subject to customer requirements. We typically require at least 4 weeks advance notice before starting a new course