Introduction to Air Traffic Control

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Introduction to Air Traffic Control

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University students and graduates who are interested in joining the Air Traffic Control (ATC) profession

ATCS1903 MATF Approved Course
26/09/2023 (1 day)
18/10/2023 (1 day)
Introduction to Air Traffic Control

This one-day course provides participants with a broad knowledge of the operational nature of Air Traffic Control (ATC), including the responsibilities and technical knowledge required to be an air traffic controller.  The course also covers the type of training and skill sets that an air traffic controller requires for the day-to-day running of the job.  It prepares participants for a career in ATC.  On completion of this course, participants are encouraged to enrol in the extension course i.e. ATCS1913 Basic Air Traffic Control Operations.


Topics covered:

  • Introduction to ICAO 
  • Objectives of air traffic services
  • Concept of air traffic management
  • Phases of flight, types of ATC control services & positions
  • IFR and VFR 
  • IFR / VFR Level Assignment system 

MATF-approved Programme

Eligible applicants may apply for refund of 80% of fees after completing this approved course, subject to a maximum of HKD30,000, under the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) of Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF).  For details, please refer to the MATF session or