Duration: 5 days
Duration: 5 days
ATSEP OJTI AND ASSESSOR
This course prepares qualified Air Traffic Electronics Safety Personnel (ATSEP) for the following roles:
- On-the-job-Training (OJT) Instructor and coach in the OJT training phase, while working with practical exercises involving equipment.
- Competence assessor of ATSEP colleagues and/or students in the operational environment.
After completing this course, the participants:
- Can create and deliver classroom training.
- Can create and deliver practical exercises dealing with equipment, measurement technique, etc.
- Know and can apply ‘best practice’ techniques for teaching and coaching.
- Know the role, responsibilities and requirements of On-the-Job Training Instructors and competence assessors.
- Can objectively measure operational competence and know what actions to take when there is doubt about one’s competence.
This 5-day course consists of lectures as well as practical training. The participants apply tools and techniques in group work, discussions, exercises and roleplay.
The course can be delivered on-site at Entry Point North, at the client’s premises, or in a Virtual Classroom.
Content in brief
The course covers topics such as, but not limited to:
- Course introdution which takes account of the expectations and concerns regarding the role of an OJTI and competence assessor.
- The impact of training philosophy on structuring and delivering the training.
- Human factors concerning teaching and learning, the mind-set to training and students, motivation, interpersonal interaction, situations that could indicate declining performance etc.
- Training techniques: learning progression, principles of adult learning, challenges to training students with different levels of experience, etc.
- Applying appropriate On-the-Job Training techniques during co-operation agreements/briefing, training and debriefing.
- The background and intention of competence assessment.
- ICAO and EU recommendations and requirements regarding ATSEP training and assessment.
- The purpose, content and use of the Unit Training Plan and training objectives.
- The ATSEP training scheme.
- The operational competence assessment scheme.
- Different views on competence.
- The purpose of competence assessment for the system and the individual.
- Various methods for conducting a practical assessment.
- Practical training: applying the acquired knowledge and understanding through scenario-based exercises including role-play. The focus is to make objective observations and apply communication skills and techniques.
- Training practices such as briefing a student, monitoring the student’s progress, intervention methods, feedback and debriefing.
- Safety precautions before teaching practical training on equipment.
- Learning processes, cognitive aspects and motivation theories.
- Appropriate and effective verbal communication, non-verbal communication and effective listening skills.
- The importance of personal interaction, personal styles and attitudes, building positive relationships, the influence of recognition, and interpersonal conflict.
- The progressive application of coaching theory with feedback.
Qualification as an ATSEP.
Compliance with regulations
The course is compliant with:
- Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/373.
- Easy Access Rules for ATM-ANS (Regulation (EU) 2017/373) Annex XIII – Part- PERS Requirements for Service providers concerning personnel training and competence assessment Subpart A — Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel – Section 4.
- ICAO Manual on Air Training Safety Electronics Personnel Competency-based Training and Assessment Doc 10057.