AVIATION ENGLISH FOR ATCO STUDENTS

AVIATION ENGLISH FOR ATCO STUDENTS
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Duration: 2 weeks or customised

Duration: 2 weeks or customised

AVIATION ENGLISH FOR ATCO STUDENTS

Course aim

This course introduces air traffic control students to the highly specialised vocabulary of aviation.

After completing this course, the participants have:

  • A basic knowledge and understanding of the specific language used in the ATC environment.
  • A good English proficiency base to start their professional ATC training.
  • Improved their English listening comprehension, vocabulary, and speaking skills.

Course structure

The course is a 2-week intensive course with 4 contact hours a day. Alternatively, we can offer a tailor-made course to meet individual client needs.

During classroom training, our native English-speaking teachers use a variety of training methods to help their students develop their language skills:

  • Role-play exercises
  • Tasks based aviation videos
  • Discussions
  • Vocabulary exercises
  • Reading and understanding aviation-related news articles
  • Self-study

Prerequisites

The training is designed for ATCO trainees with an intermediate or higher level of English.

Compliance with regulations

According to ICAO Annex 1 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340 air traffic controllers and students air traffic controllers, in order to exercise privileges of their licences, are required to have a valid language proficiency of level 4 or higher, both in the use of phraseology and plain language.

Content in brief

The standard 2-week course covers topics such as, but not limited to:

  • Air travel
  • Airports
  • Ground handling equipment and personnel
  • Runways and taxiways
  • Meteorology
  • Meteorology and air traffic operations
  • Aircraft types
  • Aircraft parts
  • Damage and failure to aircraft
  • Emergency situations
  • Aircraft emergency equipment
  • Navigation equipment
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Flight plans
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Abbreviations and acronyms used in aviation
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