This syllabus was developed to align with ICAO Doc 10056 Manual on Air Traffic Controller Competency-based Training and Assessment, 1st Edition 2017.
On completion of this course the participant will have the required knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSA’s) necessary to commence on-the-job training as an
Area Controller Procedural (ACP) for ICAO licensing purposes.
The following subjects are delivered in the course:
Introduction to the Course (2 hours)
Aviation Law (4 hours)
Air Traffic Management (21 hours)
Meteorology (3 hours)
Navigation (4 hours)
Aircraft (8 hours)
Human Factors (11 hours)
Equipment and Systems (4 hours)
Professional Environment (4 hours)
Abnormal and Emergency Situations (4 hours)
Aerodromes (4 hours)
Practical Simulation (40 hours)
Revision and Examination (15 hours)
Administration (3 hours)
Simulator Pilot Operations (40 hours)
Simulator Observation/Solo Practice (37 hours)
The following requirements must be met in order to join the course:
Hold a General Secondary Certificate or equivalent foreign certificate with a pass result of not less than 70%;
Demonstrate fluency in the English language to IELTS 4.5 or above in order to satisfy the requirements of ICAO English Language Level 4; and
Successful completion of an approved ICAO 051 ATC Basic Course.
The course includes written examinations to assess learning in each subject (with the exceptions of Introduction to the Course and Professional Environment, which are not examined) and practical assessments at periodic stages during the simulation phase to assess competence.
Written examinations are conducted in a controlled environment and a score of 70% or higher is required in each written examination to pass the subject. Participants are permitted one supplementary examination per subject.
Practical evaluations shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the ATS Training Organization Manual (ATSTOM), which prescribes competency standards and assessment procedures.