ATSEP QUALIFICATION, SUR-ADS
Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel
Course aim The course is designed to impart domain-related knowledge and skills appropriate to the SUR-ADS 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 EUROCONTROL Specification for Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel Common Core Content Initial Training Annex 4.
- 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 and is delivered by professional international instructors. The theory comprises individual topics covering various aspects of operating and maintaining SUR 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
ADS (SUR-ADS) GENERAL VIEW ON ADS
Describe the basic characteristics of ADS.
Explain, describe, define and analyse Introduction to ADS-B, technique of ADS-B, VDL Mode4 (STDMA), Mode S Extended Squitter, UAT, ASTERIX.
Explain, describe, define and analyse introduction to ADS-C, technique of ADS-C.
HMI (SUR-HMI) HMI (SUR-HMI)
Explain, describe, define and analyse ATCO HMI, ATSEP HMI, pilot HMI, displays.
Surveillance Data Transmission (SUR-SDT) SURVEILLANCE DATA TRANSMISSION
Explain, describe, define and analyse technology and protocols, verification methods.
Functional Safety (SUR-FST) Functional Safety (SUR-FST)
State the ATSEP role in safety management routines.
Describe the impact of functional failures in SUR systems.
From qualification Data Processing: Data Processing Systems SURVEILLANCE DATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS
Explain, describe, define and analyse surveillance data processing systems.
Photo: Entry Point North, Jörn Andre Andersen