Short Tutorial Course
Delivery: Virtual Classroom
Duration: 1 day (4 hours)

This course will explain the basic functions of air traffic control (ATC), who performs them and why. It will then expand the scope of ATC to the modern concept of Air Traffic Management (ATM) and explain why this evolution is necessary.

Learning objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight modes and their relationship.
  • Understand the various air traffic services.
  • Describe the air traffic control units and the functions performed by each: flight advisory, control tower, approach control, area control.
  • Describe the migration from control to management and explain the reasons for the evolution.

Target Audience

  • Civil Aviation Authority personnel
  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airspace users: pilots, unmanned aircraft (drone) operators, airline staff
  • Air Navigation Service Provider personnel

Course Content

  • Basic aviation concepts
  • Separating aircraft from each other
  • Basic airspace user concepts
  • Legacy and modern airspace operations concepts
  • Enabling technology concepts (CNS)

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Developing Nations Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price
TBD TBD US$215 US$250 US$300

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