Course Aim

    The course is designed to impart knowledge and skills to students that are necessary for them to receive a student air traffic controller license for an Approach Control Non-Radar endorsement.

Course Objectives

    After completion of the course, the participant:

    • has skills to manage traffic safely and according to the rules and regulations, providing an orderly and expeditious approach control service in an approach procedural environment.
    • shows good ability to work in a team.

Course Overview


    The theoretical parts in this course cover objectives containing mainly procedural separations as well as reviews and enhancements of subjects from the Primary ATC and Aerodrome Control courses related to approach control services such as meteorology, navigation, aircraft, aerodromes and human factors.

    Simulator training

    The simulator training consists of 20 individual exercises. The airspace / aerodrome is generic and simulates traffic in an approach procedural environment, with an adjacent area control centre with radar service.


    Completion of the Primary ATC is required. In addition, completion of Aerodrome Control course is required.


    • Knowledge and skills in handling traffic using SIDs and STARs in non-radar environment
    • Applying the various types of separation standards in simulated exercises
    • Handling emergencies and missed approaches
    • Types of approaches