Air Traffic Services Induction ICAO CODE 051 (ATS)


  • This course is designed for who will become Air Traffic Controllers of Aeronautical Information Officers as the first step in ATCO Initial Training. The completion of this course enables them to progress onto Rating Training courses. The course provides students with a general introduction to Air Traffic Services (ATS) and develop theoretical knowledge and basic techniques in ATS procedures.


Upon successfully completing this course, the students will be knowledgeable about the following:

  • Have knowledge and understanding in accordance with the topics and sub-topics detailed in ICAO Annex 1.
  • Have knowledge of the Tower, Approach, and Area Control practical training environments.
  • Have knowledge of the importance of teamwork and of human factors related issues that can affect personal and team performance.
  • Identify ICAO publication contents.
  • Explain basic weather principles.
  • Explain wind shear and its hazards.
  • Identify meteorological information such as warnings, forecasts and METAR reports.
  • Identify basic aerodynamic forces.
  • Explain the characteristics and uses of aircraft instrumentation.
  • Identify aircraft weight and operating categories, recognition features, and designators.
  • Explain the navigational tools used by pilots. 
  • Describe the differences/similarities between radio and satellite navigation. 

Who Sould Attend

  • ATCs AIS officers & ATS officers
  • • Civil Aviation Authorities. • Policy Makers. • Aerodrome Operators. • Airport Managers. • Airport Planners. • Airside Technical Personnel. • Airline Ground Operations Team Leaders. • Aerodrome Inspectors. • Airport Authorities. • Airport Emergency Coordinators. • Ground Service Providers. • Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Officers.

Course Content

  • Module 01: Introduction and Overview
  • Module 02: Aviation Law
  • Module 03: Air Traffic Management
  • Module 04: Meteorology
  • Module 05: Navigation
  • Module 06: Aircraft
  • Module 07: Human Factors
  • Module 08: Equipment and Systems
  • Module 09: Professional Environment


Target Population:

  • Newly Recruited ATCO
  • Newly Recruited Aeronautical Officers
  • Aviation Operators
  • Airport Ground Services and follow me Officers
Course Code
Course Duration
25 Day
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