About Entry Point North

From 2017 Entry Point North offers ATC training at its newly established academy in Madrid. The academy is our 5th training site in Europe and offers top quality Basic and all Rating training courses for Spanish students who plan to work for ENAIRE or any other Air Navigation Service Provider in Spain.

Being one of the largest air traffic controller academies worldwide, Entry Point North educates more than 3000 controllers a year coming from Scandinavian as well as various European (Sweden, Denmark, Croatia, Belgium, Spain etc.), Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The controllers are trained at modern facilities in Malmö (Sweden), Budapest (Hungary), Shannon and Dublin (Ireland) and Copenhagen (Denmark) and now in Madrid (Spain). In total we have more than 230 new radar/pilot simulator training positions, two 360°, one 270° and thirteen 180° 3D state-of-the-art simulators.

Entry Point North Spain catalogue

More information about Entry Point North Spain and our courses delivered in Madrid can be found in our catalogue:

Recognition of Entry Point North as a training provider in Spain

Entry Point North is a training organisation licensed to deliver training in all EU member states, including Spain, under Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340 of 20 February 2015, as stated by AESA. See following documents for reference: AESA website and the information note below.

The Training Certificate and the Student License issued after passing our Initial training courses will be recognised by AESA and ENAIRE.

APS + ACS + APP/ACP Programme

For the ones who already hold an ADI/ADV rating, we offer a programme of the additional rating courses.

Starting date:
The programme starts on 3 July 2017 and finishes in February 2018. There will be a 2-week break in August and 1-week break over Christmas, plus breaks for Spanish public holidays.

For special group offers for the above courses, please contact us at spain@entrypointnorth.com or at +34 603 179 777.

The programme includes:
  • APS, ACS, APP and ACP Rating courses delivered according to Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340
  • Continuous assessment and support to each individual student throughout the whole training, which includes individual actions, extra training and support during the course, if needed (no additional cost)
  • Skilled, trained and certified instructors with a vast amount of experience including Spanish instructors
  • Competence assessment (APC) for those who already hold an ADI/ADV student licence which will take place at the end of the course, if required
  • English language proficiency assessment
  • Spanish language proficiency assessment
  • Help and support with Spanish phraseology
  • iPad provided for each student for the period of the training
  • Study visit to relevant ACC in Spain
The duration of the courses is subject to change depending on the number of students.

Basic ATC+ADI/ADV+APS+ACS+APP/ACP Programme

For the candidates who have never worked as air traffic controllers and don't hold any licence, we offer a full ATC Initial training programme following the ENAIRE selection process.

Starting date:
The programme start date will be announced soon. There will be an approximately 2-week break over Christmas and 2-week break in August, plus breaks for Spanish public holidays.

The programme includes:
  • Basic ATC+ADI/ADV+APS+ACS+APP/ACP courses delivered according to Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340
  • Continuous assessment and support to each individual student throughout the whole training, which includes individual actions, extra training and support during the course, if needed (no additional cost)
  • Skilled, trained and certified instructors with vast amount of experience including Spanish instructors
  • English language proficiency assessment
  • Spanish language proficiency assessment
  • Help and support with Spanish phraseology
  • iPad provided for each student for the period of the training
  • Study visit to relevant ACC in Spain
The duration of the courses is subject to change depending on the number of students.

Prices and registration process

1. Download the Registration Form below to see the prices of the programmes.
2. Fill in and send the Registration Form (scanned document) together with your scanned ID and valid License (if applicable) to spain@entrypointnorth.com.
3. After we review your Registration Form, you will receive a confirmation email along with a contract including all information.
4. Once you review the contract and agree with it, please sign it and sent it back to spain@entrypointnorth.com.
5. Pay the applicable fee and prepare for the course start.

Should you have any questions regarding the registration process, do not hesitate to contact us at (+34) 603 179 777 or via e-mail (spain@entrypointnorth.com).

Financing

It is possible to finance your studies at Entry Point North Spain via some of the largest Spanish banks such as BBVA (see the conditions below) and CAIXABANK. Contact us at spain@entrypointnorth.com for more information.

Training location

The academy is located in the vicinity of Madrid Airport – Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas.

Parque Empresarial San Fernando
Avenida de Castilla 2
Edificio Francia
San Fernando de Henares
28830 Madrid, Spain

Contact information

For more information about our courses or for registrations, please contact Rosalía Moreno Ortuño, Entry Point North Spain Site Officer, at (+34) 603 179 777 or email us at spain@entrypointnorth.com. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 9.00-17.00.

You can also follow Entry Point North Spain news daily on a Facebook Group Controladores Aéreos Españoles – Estudiantes. The Group is hosted by Entry Point North academy and aims to help and assist students in the journey to become future air traffic controllers.