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-055 Area Control Procedural

This course covers rules and procedures for area control procedural. 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 10, 2020

ICAO-054 Approach Control Surveillance

This course covers rules and procedures for approach surveillance control in TMA’s. Students will use the radar simulator to develop skills and techniques required for approach surveillance control. Each student will have simulation exercises of one-on-one instruction, including briefs and…
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • Starts From June 23, 2018

Restricted RTF for HLO

This course introduces students to offshore radio communication procedures. It comprises of two (2) days theoretical training three (3) days practical training. Students complete two theoretical subjects before proceeding to the practical stage of the course. The theoretical training comprises…
  • Duration 5 days
  • Starts From August 10, 2020