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ICAO 052 AERODROME CONTROL

Start Date: 2022-06-08

End Date: 2022-06-15

Category: Civil Courses Duration: 8 weeks (200 hours)

Objective


On completion of this course the student will have the required skills, knowledge and attitude (SKA’s) necessary to be awarded an ICAO 052 Aerodrome Control Certificate, in order to undergo field training in an operational environment as an Aerodrome Controller for ICAO licensing purposes.

Course Pre-requisites

 

  • hold a General Secondary Certificate or equivalent foreign certificate with a pass result of not less than 70%; and
  • demonstrate fluency in the English language to IELTS 5.5 or above in order to satisfy the requirements of ICAO English Language Level 4; and
  • hold an approved ICAO 051 ATC Assistant/Basic Induction course certificate; and
  • hold a second class (2) medical certificate as prescribed by the authority regulation.

 

Content

 

Air Law (Law)

  • ICAO
  • ICAO Documents
  • Applicability of Flight Rules
  • Rules of the Air - General Rules
  • Rules of the Air - VFR
  • Rules of the Air - IFR
  • Personnel Licensing requirements 

 

Air Traffic Services (ATS)

 

  • ATS and their Objectives
  • Division of Airspace
  • Classification of Airspace
  • ATC Clearances
  • Provision of ATC Services
  • Separation between Aircraft
  • Provision of FIS
  • Provision of Air Traffic Advisory Service
  • Communications Failure Procedures
  • Provision of alerting service & SAR
  • Aeronautical information service
  • Altimeter setting procedures
  • NOTAMS
  • ICAO Flight Plan
  • Flight Progress System
  • Use of Radar in ATC
  • A.C.A.S Function & Procedures 

 

Communications (COM)

 

  • RTF Procedures and Phraseology
  • Principles of Radio
  • Frequency Bands, their uses and Characteristics
  • Aeronautical Mobile Service
  • Aeronautical Fixed Service
  • AFTN Messages
  • Principles of Radar 

 

Aerodrome Control (ADC)

 

  • The Aerodrome and its Environs
  • Runways and Associated Areas
  • Runway Strips
  • Selection of Runway-in-use
  • Taxiways and their Strips
  • Runway and Taxiway Markings
  • Areas and Surfaces Unsuitable for use by Aircraft
  • Aerodrome Lighting systems
  • Operation of Aeronautical Ground Lights
  • Wake Turbulence
  • Runway Visual Range Procedures 

 

Practical Simulation

 

  • 43 hours of simulation per student will be provided during the course
     including assessments and final examination.