Specialist training

The training of personnel for air navigation services is our core business. The DFS Air Navigation Services Academy trains air traffic controllers, ATM specialists, air traffic safety electronics personnel (ATSEP) and engineers as well as AIS officers. It focuses on meeting the training needs of both external customers and DFS staff. Examples of external customers whose staff were trained at our Academy include regional airports and international air navigation services organisations. Aspects of the training courses, such as the content, duration and organisation, vary greatly from course to course. At the same time, however, participants acquire basic information in all training courses to prepare them for their future work in providing air navigation services.

The DFS Academy offers a large range of different courses and training programmes: