This 23 day course is designed for international participants preparing to
enter training in an aerodrome control tower. Training includes aerodrome layout
and equipment, flight data, clearance delivery, ground control, and aerodrome
control duties and responsibilities. Laboratory exercises provide practice in a
simulated ATC environment using ICAO standards. Subject matter may be modified
to meet unique customer needs by special agreement.
At the conclusion of the course, participants
will be able to:
the specific phraseology for controlling aircraft and vehicle operations on
designated aerodrome movement areas and aircraft operating in the vicinity
of the aerodrome.
wind shear and its hazards.
familiar with the procedures for determining and reporting tower visibility.
the different levels of emergencies, pilot transmissions that identify
distress and urgency situations, and procedures for alerting proper
authorities of emergency situations.
the contents and composition of ATIS messages.
aerodrome design and markings.
the major causes of runway incursions and ways to ensure the safety of
arriving and departing aircraft.
ground control procedures and operations.
the appropriate separation minima for wake turbulence.
operation of aeronautical lights.
the duties, procedures, and responsibilities of the Aerodrome Control
the requirements and procedures for visual separation, visual approaches,
and Special VFR.
the coordination necessary between positions in the tower and tower and
a working knowledge of VFR departure and arrival procedures.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Those international participants preparing to enter training in an aerodrome
control tower. This course has been tailored to meet international needs. All
enrollment spaces are reserved for international participants.
Terminal Information Service (ATIS)
Layout and Markings
and Aerodrome Control
Arrivals and Departures