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.
The course prepares the air traffic controller for conducting assessments and examinations in accordance with commission regulation (EU)2015/340 (retained).
Entrants will be trained and assessed by experienced assessors during the course to determine their suitability as an assessor.
The course prepares entrants to carry out verification of assessments of trainees engaged in unit training.
All training will be conducted by experienced ITO assessors and will encompass current training philosophies particularly the application of the Unit Training Plan (UTP).
Entrants will be assessed on verification processes to determine their suitability and competence levels.
Entrants will be trained to complete assessments of trainees engaged in unit training.
The course is conducted by experienced ITO assessors, and will encompass current training philosophies, particularly the application of the Unit Training Plan (UTP).
Entrants will be assessed on simulated, practical and oral test exercises.
Practical exercises will be carried out using Global ATS airspace and documentation, as specific unit procedures will not be simulated or assessed.
Designed for experienced controllers, the course covers all aspects of On the Job Training and includes a pre- course ‘Distance Learning Package’ which entrants are required to complete prior to attending the course.
The training prepares prospective OJTIs to conduct training in accordance with the Unit Training Plan. It also equips future OJTIs to prepare, train, monitor, evaluate and debrief trainees.
The course further trains for STDI duties which form an additional privilege of the endorsement.
The full course incorporates theoretical and practical instructions, demonstrations and a verbal examination. Because of this, the full course must be completed on-campus.
OJTI Refresher is available on-line.