XYZ Air Operators - Dispatcher Recurrent Training Curriculum

Session #1 - Introduction xx
Session #2 - Air Law CARs xx
Session #3 - Provisions of Air Operator Certificate xx
Session #4 - Publications xx
Session #5 - Company Operations Manual xx
Session #6 - Theory of Meteorology xx
Session #7 - Meteorological Information xx
Session #8 - Applied Meteorology xx
Session #9 - Facilities xx
Session #10 - Communications xx
Session #11 - Aeroplanes xx
Session #12 - Air navigation xx
Session #13 - ATC Procedures xx
Session #14 - Dispatch Procedures xx
Session #15 - Emergency Procedures xx
Session #16 - Review and Examination xx
Comprehension check Total Hours: xx

The times listed above are minimum completion times for each module of training. The actual length of time required for each subject may be greater than those approved, depending on the aptitude and experience level of the students and the size of the class.

Session #1 - Introductionand Orientation

  • Course Contents, Schedules, and Materials
  • Record keeping Requirements
  • Standards of Conduct
  • Personal Performance
  • Schedule

Session #2 - Air Law

  • Foreign Regulations (if applicable)

Session #3 - Provisions of Air Operator Certificate

  • Operations Specifications

Session #4 - Publications

  • Canadian AIP
  • Flight Information Publications
  • MANOPS
  • Foreign AIP's (if applicable)
  • Foreign Operations specifications (if applicable)

Session #5 - Company Operations Manual

  • C.O.M. content and role

Session #6 - Theory of Meteorology

  • Low Level Wind Shear/Microbursts
  • Thunderstorms
  • Volcanic Activity

Session #7 - Meteorological Information

  • Drawing a Weather map
  • Weather Nomenclature and Terms

Session #8 - Applied Meteorology

  • Destination and Alternate Weather Minima

Session #9 - Facilities

  • Air Operator's Facilities
  • Security
  • Ground Visual Aids

Session #10 - Communications

  • Language Terminology
  • Emergency Frequency Procedures

Session #11 - Aeroplanes

  • Aeroplane Performance (including wet, dry, and contaminated runways)
  • Aeroplane Performance enroute

Session #12 - Air Navigation

  • navigation - short range flights
  • navigation - long range flights

Session #13 - ATC Procedures

  • ATC responsibilities
  • Separation Procedures
  • Landing Procedures
  • Flow Management

Session #14 - Dispatch Procedures

  • MEL procedures
  • Weather Analysis
  • Operational flight plan
  • Re-release procedures (if applicable)
  • ETOPS (if applicable)
  • Briefing elements
  • Flight Watch procedures
  • Diversion Operations
  • Shift turnover
  • Deployed Operations (off line)
  • Abnormal Operations (gear down ferry etc.)
  • Aeroplane surface contamination
  • Dangerous goods
  • Use of hand held computer (eg. CR or E6B)
  • Human Factors (DRM CRM)

Session #15 - Emergency Procedures

  • Flight dispatcher functions
  • Air operator's emergency plan
  • Communications
  • ATC procedures
  • ERS procedures
  • Security Measures on the ground
  • Security measures in flight
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