Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
FAA-0534
Organization's ID:
FAA40289
Length:
14 Days
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electronic Systems Troubleshooting
Description

Objective:

Train NAS/NOM and any other FAA personnel requiring an overview of the Voice Switching and Control System (VSCS) architecture and operations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • operate the VSCS in accordance with the appropriate procedures and documentation
  • identify functional and physical characteristics of the VSCS system
  • identify VSCS Console Equipment (VCE) controls and indicators
  • perform VCE general operations
  • set-up and perform VCE air-to-ground (A/G) communications
  • perform utility operations
  • describe VSCS configuration database concepts
  • operate the NAS Manager workstation
  • monitor VSCS system status
  • perform fault mitigation
  • reconfiguration and perform maintenance utility functions

General Topics:

  •  Voice Switching and Control System theory of operations  Physical and functional descriptions of hardware, software and system configuration database concepts  System reconfiguration tasks  Diagnostic checks and maintenance procedure  System and module line replaceable unit (LRU) fault isolation  System fault mitigation procedures  System and module (LRU) level troubleshooting
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials