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EUROCONTROL Training Zone

Fatigue Awareness for ATC [HUM-FAT-ATC]

e-Learning Course
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12 Months
max. study period
1 Hours
Duration
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  • Video lectures
  • Practical exercises
Air traffic control is typically a 24/7 operation and the controllers who work the system are regularly having on call on their physical and mental resources to carry out their duties, which are often highly demanding and can have serious consequences if not carried out correctly. This course is designed to help air traffic controllers manage their fatigue both at home and during a shift, and maintain lifestyle habits that promote alertness.
Objectives
By the end of the course, the participant shall be able to:
  • Explain why understanding the effects of fatigue is important
  • Explain how fatigue affects the individual
  • Be aware of signs and sources of fatigue
  • Consider actions to prevent or respond to fatigue
  • Explain how shift work affects circadian rhythms
  • Consider how to counteract fatigue when on shift
Audience
Air traffic controllers and student air traffic controllers, supervisors and OJTIs.
Certificate awarded
Candidates who finish the course will receive a certificate of completion.
Price
This course is free of charge.
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