ATSEP QUALIFICATION, NAV-DF
Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel
Course aim The course is designed to impart domain related knowledge and skills appropriate to the NAV-DF qualification stream.
Course objectives After completion of the course, participants have:
- Knowledge and understanding of the subjects described below (see Content in brief) in accordance with the EASA ANNEX XIII - Part-PERS requirements for service providers concerning personnel training and competence assessment Subpart A - Air Traffic Safety Electronic Personnel.
- Knowledge and understanding of the importance of teamwork.
Course overview The duration of the course is three days. The competency-based training consists of theoretical lessons delivered by professional international instructors. The theory consists of individual topics covering various aspects of operating and maintaining NAV equipment.
Prerequisites ATSEP Basic.
Compliance with regulations The course is compliant with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/373 Annex XIII, subpart A.
Content in brief
Performance Based Navigation (NAV-PBN) NAV CONCEPTS
Explain, describe, define and analyse operational requirements, performance-based navigation, area navigation concept (RNAV) and NOTAM.
Ground Based Systems – DF (NAV-DF) DF
Explain, describe, define and analyse use of system, VDF/DDF equipment architecture, receiver sub-system, antenna sub-system, monitoring and control sub-systems, system check and maintenance.
Global Navigation Satellite System (NAV-GNS) GNSS
Explain, describe, define and analyse general view.
On Board Equipment (NAV-OBE) ON-BOARD SYSTEMS
Explain the on-board systems.
Describe inertial navigation.
Describe vertical navigation.
Functional Safety (NAV-FST) SAFETY ATTITUDE
State the ATSEP role in safety management routines.
Describe the impact of functional failures in NAV Systems.
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