Course Summary
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64 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 4 air traffic management


The course objective is to provide an FAA Traffic Management Coordinator with the knowledge and skills to perform the tasks and functions associated with executing air traffic management duties and responsibilities.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply Air Traffic Management procedures, policies, and principles
  • Demonstrate use of air traffic management-related software applications/tools to perform various functions
  • Locate and disseminate information that is necessary to perform air traffic management functions
  • Evaluate principles and practices associated with systems thinking
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Identify conflict management strategies and conflict resolution methods
  • Apply principles, practices, and procedures for traffic flow management, route management, and severe weather management
  • Describe weather coordinator duties and mission coordinator duties
  • Assess and calculate delay data and impacting airport and airspace capacity decisions
  • Describe contingency plans associated with air traffic management
  • Describe Traffic Management System roles and responsibilities

General Topics:

  • Traffic management system history and future
  • System thinking
  • Communication and conflict management
  • Traffic flow management initiatives
  • Severe weather management
  • Airport/airspace capacity and delay reporting
  • Contingency plans
  • Weather coordinator
  • Mission coordinator
  • Traffic management workstation
  • Mozilla
  • ETMS reports
  • Traffic situation display menu functions
  • Flight schedule monitor
  • National traffic management log
  • Routes/reroutes
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials