Department of Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control Department (ATC) at the Qatar Aeronautical College provides training for students who wish to pursue a career in air traffic control. As a member of ICAO Trainer Plus, all courses provided by the ATC Department follow criteria set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Furthermore, the courses are regulated and approved by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA). Upon successful completion of the selected course, students are awarded with a College Level National Diploma in Air Traffic Control.

The Air Traffic Control Department utilises many facilities for training purposes, including a State-of-the-Art simulator equipped to accommodate training for Tower and Approach procedures. The 3-D Control Simulator is used as an integral part of the Aerodrome Control course that is based upon ICAO 052 requirements. The course is designed to introduce students to air traffic control procedures, ICAO and its associated regulations covering the following subjects, air traffic management, navigation, meteorology, aviation law, aeronautical information services, human factors, aircrafts, aerodromes and equipment and systems. Having completed the course, the student is qualified to start On Job Training in a live ATC operational environment.

The classrooms are equipped with Wireless Internet Connection and many multimedia facilities. Computer laboratories equipped for practical applications of course material are also available to the students along with a Learning Management System (LMS) with online learning resources.
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Diploma in Approach Control Surveillance

ATC Diploma –Approach Control Surveillance entails academic based courses as well as Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) approved, International Civil Aviation Organization training in Basic, Aerodrome Control and Approach Control (surveillance) The course includes exposure to relevant airfield departments for…
  • Duration 1.5 Years
  • Starts From July 17, 2018
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Diploma in Approach Control Procedural

ATC Diploma –Approach control procedural entails academic based courses as well as Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) approved, International Civil Aviation Organization training in Basic, Aerodrome Control and Approach Control procedural. The course includes exposure to relevant airfield departments for…
  • Duration 1.5 Years
  • Starts From July 17, 2018
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ICAO-053 Approach Control Procedural

This course covers rules and procedures for procedural approach control in TMA’s. Students will use the radar simulator in Non-RADAR display mode to develop skills and techniques required for procedural approach control. Each student will have simulation exercises of one-to-one…
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • Starts From July 17, 2018