An air traffic controller job is to ensure that aircraft are safely separated from each other in the sky.
Air traffic controllers (ATCOs) training course lasts about two and a half years. Training is done at an aviation university in Toulouse and at Maastricht centre. The training courses start in March and October each year; they include in-depth theoretical classes, training on simulators as well as intensive on-the-job training at the centre. A selection procedure is currently underway to find suitable candidates for the student air traffic controller training which is scheduled to start in March 2017.
Younger than 25 on 1 October in the year the training course starts;
Have successfully completed your secondary education at an advanced level (subjects must include mathematics and English);
Have a good command of English – the international language of aviation;
A national of a Eurocontrol Member State;
Free from any military service obligation at the start of your training.
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