Approach Control Procedural Rating (APP)


Course Objectives

Students shall, upon successfull completion of the course, have required knowledge and practical skills related to rating specified in APPENDIX 5 of Annex 1 of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340 of 20 February 2015 (and Annex 1 to ED Decision 2015/01/R Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Part ATCO Requirements for the licencing of air traffic controlles Issue 1, 13 March 2015).


Students shall have successfully completed ATCO basic training

Course Duration

  • Theory - Minimum 32 periods (1 period lasts 45 minutes)
  • Practical Training - Minimum 30 exercices
  • Briefings and debriefings are part of the practical training

Course Content

  • Course Introduction (INTR)
  • Aviation Law (LAW)
  • Air Traffic Management (ATM)
  • Meteorology (MET)
  • Navigation (NAV)
  • Aircraft (ACFT)
  • Human Factors (HUM)
  • Equipment And Systems (EQPM)
  • Professional Environment (PEN)
  • Abnormal And Emergency Situations (ABES)
  • Aerodromes (AGA)