On November 30 2015, a new class of 18 candidates selected by CroControl Ltd (Croatian ANSP) started their modular ATC basic training at the Croatian Air Traffic Control Education Centre, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences. Training will be held by employees of the Department of Aeronautics with significant input from the ATC instructors employed by CroControl.
The goal of the course is to teach the candidates about basic theory needed for future rating training and for eventual work within the ANSP. Basic training covers following topics: Introduction, Air Law, Navigation, Air Traffic Management, Aircraft, Equipment and Systems, Human Factors, Meteorology, Professional Environment, and Aviation English.
With the help of ATC instructors, during the Basic training, the candidates will also gain valuable skills on the BEST radar simulator.