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AIS Basic Courses


Course objectives

The course is designed to recall fundamental knowledge and to impart the understanding and skills needed to enable participants to progress to operational (on-the-job) AIS training.

The objective of the course is to cover the organisation of the aeronautical information services and is divided into 2 phases.

Phase 1 provides for a common knowledge of Air Traffic Services. This phase is a necessary prerequisite for the phase 2.

Phase 2 provides better understanding and also the opportunity to practice skills needed within the functions and tasks carried out by the NOTAM Office (NOF), Publications and Charts (PUB) and the ATS Reporting Office (ARO).

Course duration

7 weeks


The course is designed for participants with the intermediate or upper intermediate level of English language knowledge (minimum requirement).

Course content

Phase I - Initial Training

  • Aviation Legislation
  • Principles of Air Traffic Management
  • Aerodromes
  • Aeronautical Information Services
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Principles of Flight and Aircraft Characteristics

Phase II – Training for NOF, ARO and PUB

• General Data ManagementStatic Data
• Dynamic Data
• NOTAM Office
• ATS Reporting Office
• Publications and Charts

• Coordination