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
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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.