Assistant Course

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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 us.

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Introductory Courses


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