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Flight Dispatcher: Initial and Recurrent Training

The courses for Flight Dispatchers are divided into “Full Program” (Initial Qualification) dedicated to those with no previous aviation experience, and “Modular Program” (Operations Control Centre-Basic Training Module and Flight Dispatcher Qualification-OCC Supplement Module) for those with at least 2 years of experience in the Operations Control Centre or as a Flight Dispatcher.

Objectives
  • To acquire the necessary knowhow and skills to manage processes relating to the planning, dispatching and monitoring of flights
  • To reach the level of knowledge required to complete practical training as an airline "Flight Dispatcher" 

 

Target

Aspiring Flight Dispatchers that fulfil the following requirements:

  • Minimum age of 21 years
  • Knowledge of English language
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • High school certificate or equivalent (preferably Technical Aviation diploma or PPL/CPL/ATPL licenses)

 

Duration
Full Program:
  • Initial Qualification: 328 hours divided into classroom activities and practical exercises focused on the study of aviation issues, regulations and the use of planning software used in the Alitalia OCC (Operations Control Centre)
Modular Program:
  • Operations Control Centre-Basic Training Module: 78 hours divided into classroom activities and practical exercises mainly focused on the study of aviation issues
  • Flight Dispatcher Qualification-OCC Supplement Module: 178 hours divided into classroom activities mainly focused on the study of aviation issues and practical exercises

 

Contents
  • Civil Air law and Regulations
  • Aviation Indoctrination
  • Aircraft Mass and Performance
  • Navigation
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Metereology
  • Mass and Balance Control
  • Transport of Dangerous Goods by air
  • Flight planning
  • Flight monitoring
  • Communications
  • Human Factors
  • Security


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