ATSEP QUALIFICATION, COM COMBINED
Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel
Course aim The course is designed to impart domain-related knowledge and skills appropriate to the Communication (COM) qualification streams (COM-Voice and COM-Data) in accordance with the EUROCONTROL Specification for ATSEP CCC Initial Training.
Course objectives After completion of the course, participants have:
- Knowledge and understanding of the subjects described on the following page in accordance with the EUROCONTROL Specification for Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel Common Core Content Initial Training Annex 2.
- Knowledge and understanding of the importance of teamwork.
Course overview The duration of the course is eight days. The competency-based training consists of theoretical lessons and is delivered by professional international instructors. The theory comprises individual topics covering various aspects of operating and maintaining COM equipment.
Entry Point North offers the ATSEP COM Combined course, i.e. a course covering both COM-Voice and COM-Data streams, as well as courses comprising the individual streams.
COM-Voice covers COM-VCE, COMP-TRP, COM-REC and COM-FST. COM-Data covers COM-DAT, COM-TRP, COM-REC and COM-FST. Both courses are five days in duration.
Prerequisites ATSEP Basic.
Compliance with regulations The course is compliant with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/373 Annex XIII, subpart A.
Content in brief
Voice (COM-VCE) AIR/GROUND:
Explain, describe, define and analyse transmission/reception, radio antenna systems, voice switch, controller working position and radio interface.
Explain, describe, define and analyse interfaces, protocols, switch, communication chain and controller working position.
Data (COM-DAT) INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS
Explain, describe, define and analyse types, networks, external network services and measuring tools.
Explain, describe, define and analyse fundamental theory and general protocols.
Explain, describe, define and analyse national networks.
Explain, describe, define and analyse network technologies.
Explain, describe, define and analyse networks and standards, description, global architecture, air/ground sub-network, ground/ground sub-networks, networks on board of the aircraft and air/ground applications.
Transmission Path (COM-TRP) LINES
Explain, describe, define and analyse lines theory, digital transmission and types of lines.
Explain, describe, define and analyse microwave link and satellite.
Recorders (COM-REC) LEGAL RECORDERS
Explain international and national regulations and principles.
Functional Safety (COM-FST) SAFETY ATTITUDE
State the ATSEP role in safety management routines.
Describe the impact of functional failures in COM Systems.