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Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Training – FAA

Our FAA approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Training is designed to enhance the capabilities of your flight operation or to help further your aviation career. Upon course completion, participants are fully prepared for the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certification (Licensing) Exams.

To accommodate varying schedules, training is available 6 weeks full-time or 12 weeks part-time. On-site training is available for groups of eight or more participants.

This course is VA Approved and eligible for GI Benefits. Financial Aid is also available through Sallie Mae.

Initial Course Requirements
To be eligible to take the course, a person must: 

  • Have reached 21 years of age
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English Language


To be eligible for an FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate (License), a person must:

  • Have reached 23 years of age
  • Pass the required knowledge and practical tests (Oral exam/flight planning practical test)


Reduced Certification Course for Aviation Professionals
Individuals with a background in aviation may be eligible for reducing the length of their course. Reductions are granted on a case by case basis, upon individual evaluation of knowledge and experience.

For additional course information visit the fact sheets page.


Aircraft Dispatcher Recurrent Training

Our Aircraft Dispatcher Recurrent Training is available for Licensed Dispatchers or individuals with equivalent operational experience. This three-day course is designed to enhance proficiency and structured to meet the requirements of airline and corporate flight departments. It offers a thorough review of material covered during initial dispatch training, incorporating newer trends and procedures accordingly.

Recurrent Course Requirements
To be eligible to take the course, a person must have: 

  • Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate/or
  • Operational experience in a Flight Department


On-Site Training
With sufficient demand, course may be conducted at your location.