How much does a ATC trainee earn UK?

Salary and benefits On joining as a Trainee Air Traffic Controller, you’ll get a basic salary of £17,000, along with an attractive benefits package. This will include everything from a contributory pension scheme and generous annual leave to a whole host of voluntary benefits and family friendly policies.

Is there a demand for ATC?

Employment of air traffic controllers is projected to is projected to grow 1 percent from 2019 to 2029, slower than the average for all occupations. As a result, the demand for additional air traffic controllers should be limited over the next 10 years.

How do I get a job at ATC?

Here are the basic steps you can take to become an air traffic controller:

  1. Pursue an education.
  2. Meet the Federal Aviation Administration requirements.
  3. Pass the qualifying tests for an FAA training program.
  4. Complete an FAA training program.
  5. Gain experience.
  6. Obtain a certification.

How much does being an ATC pay?

Salary: Pay starts at about $64,000 annually and can increase to about $145,000 depending on experience. Those being trained to receive their air traffic controller licence are paid about $35,000 annually.

How do I become an air traffic controller with no experience?

Minimum Requirements

  1. Be a United States citizen.
  2. Be age 30 or under (on the closing date of the application period)
  3. Pass a medical examination.
  4. Pass a security investigation.
  5. Pass the FAA air traffic pre-employment test.
  6. Speak English clearly enough to be understood over communications equipment.

Is ATC exam tough?

The overall exam analysis for AAI Air Traffic Control for today’s paper has been provided to you below: Overall AAI JE ATC paper was moderate. The level of questions in the Physics section was Tough. General aptitude and Numerical aptitude questions were of moderate level.

What qualifications do you need to be a ATC?

You can apply for a place as a trainee with National Air Traffic Services. You’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) or equivalent qualifications, including English and maths.

Can you work in the UK as an air traffic controller?

Please remember that Air Traffic Controllers are mobile grades, which means that you may be required to work anywhere in the UK and ultimately this will be determined by the needs of the Company. An Air Traffic Controller is a mobile grade – which means that once you validate, you could be posted anywhere in the country.

Where are the air traffic control centres in the UK?

Located in Ayrshire, our Prestwick Centre opened in 2010 and is home to around 350 Air Traffic Controllers. The Centre combines: The Manchester Area Control Centre which controls aircraft over much of the north of England, the Midlands and north Wales from 2,500 feet up to 28,500 feet.

How many air traffic control specialists are there?

Air Traffic Control Specialists. This elite group of more than 14,000 FAA air traffic control specialists provide a vital public service to guide pilots, their planes and 2.2 million daily passengers from taxi to takeoff, through the air and back safely on the ground.

How to become an air traffic controller in Middle East?

Currently Serco are recruiting Air Traffic Controllers, please click below links to search and apply for any suitable roles. This is an opportunity to take the next step towards a rewarding and exciting new career in Air Traffic Control/Air Traffic Management (ATM) in the Middle East Region. Take pride in what you do, make a difference every day.