On the Job Training Instructor

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Who should attend this course?

Operational air traffic controllers to acquire the necessary skills, knowledge and competence required to conduct operational ATC On-the-Job Training.

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ICAO Standard ATC Courses


On the Job Training Instructor

Designed for qualified air traffic controllers, the course aims to cover all aspects of On the Job Training Instruction (OJTI). It teaches prospective OJTIs to prepare, train, monitor, and assess both trainees in an initial qualification programme, as well as qualified controllers fulfilling Unit competency requirements.

The course incorporates theoretical and practical (simulated) instruction.

Conducted by experienced OJT Instructors incorporating current ICAO training philosophies, course participants will undergo theoretical classroom and practical (simulated) exercises.

Practical sessions will be carried out using Global ATS’ ATC simulators, utilising generic aerodrome, approach and area control scenarios

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

  • Have an air traffic control rating / qualification.

  • ICAO Annex 1 – “Personnel Licensing”
  • ICAO Manual on Air Traffic Controller Competency-based Training & Assessment (CBTA)
  • Unit Training Plan
  • OJTI Selection & Qualities
  • Learning, OJTI Stages & Questioning Techniques
  • Briefing, Feedback & De-Briefing
  • Communication
  • Errors, Correction & Instructor Intervention
  • Assessments, Reports & Note Taking
Course Duration

1 Week

The ICAO OJTI Course consists of both theoretical training modules, and practical training.

Group Size

3 - 8 Students per course

Courses are run with groups ranging from 3 to 8 students per course. Courses remain 1 week regardless of group size

Course Dates


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