ATSEP QUALIFICATION, SUR-PSR
Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel
Course aim The course is designed to impart students with domain-related knowledge and skills appropriate to the SUR-PSR qualification stream in accordance with the EASA Annex XIII - Part- Pers Requirements for Service providers concerning personnel training and competence assessment subpart A — Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel.
Course objectives After completion of the course, participants have:
- Knowledge and understanding of the subjects described below in accordance with the EASA Annex XIII - Part- Pers Requirements for Service providers concerning personnel training and competence assessment subpart A — Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel.
- Knowledge and understanding of the importance of teamwork.
Course overview The duration of the course is four 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 PSR 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
Primary (SUR-PSR) ATC SURVEILLANCE
Explain, describe, define and analyse use of PSR for air traffic services, antenna (PSR), transmitters, characteristics of primary targets, receivers, signal processing and plot extraction, plot combining and characteristics of primary radar.
Explain, describe, define and analyse ese of SMR for air traffic services and radar sensor.
TEST AND MEASUREMENTS
Appreciate how measurements can be made on PSR and SMR.
HMI (SUR-HMI) 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) SAFETY ATTITUDE
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