EUROCONTROL Training Zone

Controller Competency Assessor [HUM-CCA]

Classroom Course
  • Approved Course
This course is approved by the Belgian Supervisory Authority (BSA) as compliant with Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340 of 20 Feb 2015. Find out more about the approval and/or download the certificate.

A key element of assuring the safety of air traffic services is ensuring that controllers are competent to perform their tasks safely. Because of this, both the EC Single European Sky regulatory framework and EUROCONTROL Guidelines Material include obligations to ensure that a controller is assessed as competent before being granted an air traffic controller licence. This course deals with the processes used within a formal competence scheme to evaluate the competence of air traffic controllers for the first operational competency and for continuing competence.The course supports the use of both practical and oral assessment as tools to determine the initial operational competency of a controller and provides participants with the rationale, knowledge, techniques and practical skills needed to undertake the role Competence Assessor. In addition, the use of dedicated checks and continuous assessment are covered as methods to evaluate the continuing competence of air traffic controllers.
Prerequisites
Participants must hold or have held an air traffic controller licence.
Important Note
This course is approved by the Belgian Supervisory Authority (BSA). It includes marked assessments in the practical application of Controller Competency Assessment skills.
Objectives
After completing this regulated course, participants will have been assessed on practical and pedagogical skills of competence assessment and will have an understanding of the current European controller competence regulations and the principles of competence checking. In addition, participants will have an appreciation of competence assessment techniques and ‘best practice’ to prepare them to take on the role of Competence Assessor.
Audience
This course is designed for controllers who will carry out the certification of competence of other controllers for either the issue of new qualifications or the renewal of existing qualifications.
Certificate awarded
Candidates passing the assessment(s) will receive a certificate of accomplishment. Other candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.
More information
Course timetable
Price
As of 1st of January 2015, this course is subject to a User-Pays-Principle - course registration is subject to a fee for all participants. The price per course participant is 1500 EUR.
Terms and Conditions
Please see our Price List
Location
IANS - EUROCONTROL Institute of Air Navigation Services, Luxembourg
  • Gregor GRAHAM
    Gregor GRAHAM
    ATC TRAINING EXPERT
    EUROCONTROL