Aircraft Dispatcher (ADSP.S.STC)
20.0 Credit Hours
The Aircraft Dispatcher certificate provides students with the theory and operating knowledge necessary to understand the policies, procedures and means of compliance with the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) leading to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Dispatcher Certification. The program develops the knowledge and skills required to enter a career in the aviation industry as an aircraft dispatcher. To that end, students explore aircraft performance, meteorology, crew resource management, air traffic control, advanced navigation, airline operations and FAA knowledge, oral, and practical exams.
Prerequisites: AVT 1110
- Demonstrate operational knowledge of domestic air travel, including industry and governmental agencies, airport identifiers, scheduling protocol, flight planning procedures and the application of weather theory to develop the skills of a professional dispatcher.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply dispatching knowledge by exceeding the Federal Aviation Administration mandated written and oral exam minimum scores and earn the rights and privileges of the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.
- Exemplify a high standard of ethical and professional behavior.