SYLLABUS

DISPATCH METEOROLOGY SYLLABUS

Day 1
THEORY: Earth’s Atmosphere, Moisture & Humidity, Temperature, Stability, Atmospheric Pressure
PRACTICAL: METAR & TAF

Day 2
THEORY: Wind, Air Masses & Fronts, Jet Streams, Clouds-Fog
PRACTICAL: GFA, AIRMET-SIGMET, Radar, Satellites, Upper Winds (FD)

Day 3
THEORY: Thunderstorms, Turbulence, Icing, Precipitation, Altimeter
PRACTICAL: Upper Level Charts, PIREPs, NOTAMs

DISPATCH FLIGHT OPS SYLLABUS

Day 1
Theory of Flight
Canadian Airspace Classification & Structure
VFR Weather Minima
CFS – Canada Flight Supplement
IFR Weather Minima

Day 2
General CARs
705 CARs
Navigation Aids
CAP – Canada Air Pilot
Chart Projections and Navigation Charts
Radio Certificate Exam

Day 3
Minimum Equipment List (MEL)
Aircraft Systems
Weight and Balance
Human Factors
Flight Planning
Winter Operations
Performance Charts

 

GUEST SPEAKER, EXAM WRITING & JOB HUNTING SEMINAR

At some point during the course, we will have a Flight Dispatcher come and speak to the class about their career and day-to-day duties. This is usually a former student.

We will also give some Transport Canada Exam Writing Guidance and some tips of securing a job after the course.

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