Flight Operations Officer – Distance Learning (FDX)
Flight Operations Officer / Flight Dispatcher Course – Distance Learning / Accelerated
Duration: Maximum 6 months distance learning (200 hours) followed by 1 week (40 hours) classroom training and 1 week of study and exams.
Description: This Distance Learning course will allow a self-study of all course material over a maximum period of 6 months. To successfully complete the course, the student must also attend 1 week (40 hours) of intensive classroom training where previously acquired knowledge will be put into perspective and supplemented with practical exercises in order to prepare for the final exam.
Students will obtain the necessary qualifications required to take up a Flight Operations Officer / Flight Dispatcher position. The programme not only meets but exceeds the requirements prescribed by ICAO Doc 7192 D3 and EASA guidelines relevant to training of flight dispatch personnel (Flight Operations Officer).
During the entire course, students will also work through numerous exercises and problem-solving situations based on a variety of scenarios related to daily work in a modern aircraft operator environment.
As part of the Distance Learning phase, consultation and coaching with Alpha One instructors will be provided on a regular basis.
Subjects covered: The course is split into a number of modules. These include duties and responsibilities, operations process,organisation of an air carrier, safety, regularity, economy of aircraft operation,air law, flight scheduling, aerodynamics, navigation, flight planning, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, aircraft mass and balance, air traffic control/management, human factors, emergency procedures, airports, aviation weather, communications in aviation, security and carriage of dangerous goods, practical dispatch exercises. Modular exams and final written and oral exam are part of the course.
During the distance learning phase, consultation and coaching with Alpha One instructors is planned and provided on regular basis.
Who should attend: Course is designed for personnel with previous aviation experience considering to change their career path towards flight dispatch/operations control center position. It is also suitable for CPL/ATPL holders or Air Traffic Controllers who are seeking qualification to work in airline (aircraft operator) operations environment.
Price: EUR 2600.- (special prices when booking more then one course, for members of EBAA and students)
Notes: For this course you may need fast internet connection.
Calendar: Check available dates here
Syllabus: Full course syllabus is available here