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.

ICAO 052 Aerodrome Control

This course is designed to provide training for both new recruits and unqualified ATC personnel to licensing standard. The training on Aerodrome Control course is combination of theoretical events and practical simulation / applications in ATC simulator The simulator training…
  • Duration 24 Weeks
  • Starts From August 13, 2020

ICAO 054 Area Control Surveillance

This course covers rules and procedures for area surveillance control. Students will use the ATC simulator to develop skills and techniques required for procedural control. Each student will have simulation exercises where they receive one-on-one instruction, including briefs and debriefs.…
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Starts From August 13, 2020

CAT3-AVOP RTF for Airside Safety Operato

This is an ICAO standard training package. The course is designed to provide airside safety operators with necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes required to effectively apply standard radio communication procedures/phraseology and adhere to markings / signage in accordance with national…
  • Duration 5 days
  • Starts From August 13, 2020