FAA Academy Distance Learning
The FAA Academy uses a multi-disciplined approach to distance learning.
eLearning is the ability to take on-line courses from any computer anytime, anywhere. No travel. No waiting. There is always a seat available for you in the virtual classroom. You now have a multitude of learning opportunities available at your desktop that will enable you to grow and develop in your career.
Aviation Training Network
Aviation Training Network (ATN) uses a modern interactive video studio in conjunction with a satellite uplink to provide a means for FAA and other government organizations to deliver cost-effective live training. The Academy's Aviation Training Network broadcasts to more than 100 downlink sites throughout the U.S. including Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. This allows participants to attend training with very little travel time involved.
Correspondence Study Program offers technical, management, and business skills training allowing individuals to work at their own pace outside the classroom. There are over 100 courses to choose from.
Tech Ops Distance Learning Tool
Tech Ops Distance Learning Tool allows authorized ATO Technical Operations employees to request all distance learning course materials. All ATO (ATSS) personnel can submit requests for Correspondence Study courses, subject to supervisory approval.
Distance Learning Platform (DLP, Formerly CBI)
Distance Learning Platform (DLP) National Program Office is responsible for: distribution of over 120 legacy CBI courses to all ATO facilities (Air Traffic, Technical Operations); providing DLP computer platforms and configuration control; offering enhanced eLMS experience by offering the Content Distribution Network (CDN) on all FAA DLPs. Through the DLPs, FAA workforce skills are developed, maintained, and enhanced.