Total Program Hours: 225 (that's more than 25 hours of education than is required by regulation or offered by other aircraft dispatch schools)!
Course Cost: $3,900 FAA Written Exam Fee $175 Not Included.
2022 Class Dates - We have concluded our 2022 course offering, please see available class dates for 2023!
2023 Class Dates For The 5 Week FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Program- Class hours are 7AM-5PM M-F;
9 January 2023 - 10 February 2023
20 February 2023 - 24 March 2023
3 April 2023 - 5 May 2023
15 May 2023 - 19 June 2023 (No Class on May 29th for Memorial Holiday)
10 July 2023 - 11 August 2023
21 August 2023 - 18 September 2023 (No Class on Sept 4th for Labor Day Holiday)
25 September 2023 - 27 October 2023
6 November 2023 - 12 December 2023 (No class on 11/24 Thanks Giving Holiday)
Our 5 week FAA aircraft dispatcher training class is designed to provide you with a Monday-Friday course schedule that would allow you to become eligible for your FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certification within just 5 weeks! All of our training takes place in our classrooms, which have been specially designed to replicate the airline control center experience! From the look and feel of the room to the computer systems experience, this program is designed to prepare for success as an FAA Certificated Aircraft Dispatcher!
Hands on training includes;
Learning processes and skills that airlines will expect to see during your flight dispatcher interview!
Flight Planning with a modern day commercial aircraft
Basics of Airline Operations
Visit to an Air Traffic Control Facility*
Visit to a local airline operations control center*
Visit to local commercial airport to under stand hub operations*
Visit to a weather station to meet the staff that make the actual weather models and forecasts!*
Aircraft Dispatcher Training Topics Included in this program;
*Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations including privileges, limitations, and flight operations;
*Meteorology, including knowledge of and effects of fronts, frontal characteristics, cloud formations, icing, and upper-air data;
*General system of weather and NOTAM collection, dissemination, interpretation, and use;
*Interpretation and use of weather charts, maps, forecasts, sequence reports, abbreviations, and symbols;
*National Weather Service functions as they pertain to operations in the National Airspace System;
*Aircraft Dispatcher training specific to Wind shear and microburst awareness, identification, and avoidance;
*Principles of air navigation under instrument meteorological conditions in the National Airspace System;
*Flight Dispatcher training for Air traffic control procedures and pilot responsibilities as they relate to enroute operations, terminal area and radar operations, and instrument departure and approach procedures;
*Aircraft loading, weight and balance, use of charts, graphs, tables, formulas, and computations, and their effect on aircraft performance;
*Aerodynamics relating to an aircraft's flight characteristics and performance in normal and abnormal flight regimes;
*Aeronautical decision making and judgment; and
*Crew resource management, including crew communication and coordination.
We will ship you all of the required educational materials to you to allow to you to begin preparing for your FAA Flight dispatcher training!
*Limitations apply during COVID Pandemic
**Note** - Student is responsible for any fees associated for taking the FAA ADX Written Exam and any fees charged by a designated examiner for the practical (examiner fee vary) or delays associated with sourcing an FAA Designated Examiner.
FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Training Certification Minimum Requirements:
Must Be at least 23 years of age to be eligible for your aircraft dispatcher certificate to be issued.
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English.
Complete a minimum of 200 hours of education through an FAA Part 65 Approved Aircraft Dispatcher School.
Aircraft Dispatch Knowledge Test Requirements
Be at least 21 years old to take and pass the Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test (ADX Written Exam).
Successfully Pass the Aircraft Dispatch Practical Exam with an FAA Aircraft Dispatch Inspector or Designated Aircraft Dispatch Examiner (DADE).
Register for the aircraft dispatcher training option that you want (5 Week, 10 Week or Refresher Program) and use the drop down menu to select your flight dispatcher training class start date!
After you've completed the registration form, we'll contact you to complete the registration process!
Within 7-10 days, you'll receive your Flight Dispatcher training study package. In this package you'll receive all of the required study material for your aircraft dispatcher training! We'll also provide guidance on what sections to start studying, prior to class starting.
Once your class start date arrives for your flight dispatcher training class, you'll bring your study material to class and this is when the real fun starts to happen! Soon you'll become an FAA Licensed Aircraft Dispatcher!
Throughout your aircraft dispatcher training program, we'll provide the guidance and education for you to successfully pass the required FAA Exams (written and practical).
After completing your flight dispatcher training and successfully passing these exams, you'll be officially certificated FAA Aircraft Dispatcher!
Are you interested to learn more about our upcoming Minnesota Aircraft Dispatcher Training program? If you're interested in becoming an aircraft dispatcher, reach out to our school with any questions you have!
We are looking forward to offering a new Minneapolis aircraft dispatcher training program later this year, in addition to our new introduction to leadership class.
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