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Foundation in Flight Dispatch - 13 days training with job interviews

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Looking for an airport operation career?

Do you know where to start?

Train as a Flight Dispatcher and after successful completion of our course we will guarantee you a job interview at London City and Luton Airports or support you applying for jobs at any other UK airport. In 2016, 95% of our candidates were in jobs within few weeks after the course.

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The Overview

Bookings open for course near London City Airport 30th Jan - 15th Feb 2017

Our course is aimed at candidates with little or no previous experience in Aviation, but with a strong interest in airport operations.


Designed by our expert trainers and delivered by licensed dispatchers, our 13 days training provides an in-depth understanding of the dispatcher role including terminology, regulation and processes.

The course will equip you with the core technical knowledge vital to perform in any flight dispatch role, including weight and balance, fuel & flight planning and turnaround management.

Job-specific Training

Upon successful completion, you will enhanced your CV and achieve industry recognised Certificate of Achievement:

CPD Foundation in Flight Dispatch Certificate


You will display the skills and knowledge that ground handling companies and airlines look for, gaining a real advantage in the competitive airport operations job market.

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Course Benefits

By the end of our 13 days training  you will be able to:

  • Understand the flight dispatcher’s role
  • Gain knowledge and skills required to perform an efficient and safe aircraft turnaround
  • Apply the basic principles of flight related to aircraft weight and balance
  • Perform weight and fuel calculations
  • Produce a Load Sheet within the standard time frame
  • Produce a Loading Instruction Report
  • Apply the knowledge of baggage regulations and reconciliation
  • Apply the adequate protocols  for flight paperwork reconciliation
  • Understand the safety loading procedures of  Dangerous Goods
  • Send arrival and departure messages with all the relevant information
  • Handle flight discrepancies and weight restrictions
  • Utilise flight dispatch terminology in radio communications
  • Understand the importance of teamwork, leadership, communication and customer service skills as a dispatcher
  • Demonstrate with confidence their USPs, navigate the job hunting process and structure a successful campaign, including CV writing

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Training Structure

During 13 days you will learn principles of flight dispatch according to current and up to date airline syllabus:

Unit 1: Turnaround Principles and Aviation Regulations

Unit 2: Weight and Balance Airport

Unit 3: Load and Fuel Planning

Unit 4: Ramp Handling

Unit 5: Flight Planning & Aircraft Systems

Unit 6: Flight Turnaround

Unit 7: Flight Closure & Operational Procedures

Unit 8: Turnaround Practice

Unit 9: Dispatch Resource Management  

Unit 10: Practice Interview                       

Unit 11: Assessment Preparation

Unit 12: Assessment Day

Unit 13: Feedback and Referencing 

Course Duration: 88 hours

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The Process

Dispatch Foundation Certificate Booking Process

Course Dates

Enrolment for 2017 is now open!

30th January - 15th February (Monday to Friday 0900-1700)


Currently we are working to publish our online courses until the summer 2017

The next dispatch course is planned for Autumn 2017

Please email us for dates

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Payment Options

We have payment plans available to suit your needs, you can pay instalments.

You can pay in full or in three instalments via:

  • Bank transfer
  • Online

Candidate Requirements

  • You must be able to provide a full 5 years reference history for employment/education/gaps 

  • You must have be able to pass the criminal record check

  • You must have a driving licence (with the exception of London City Airport) 

  • You must have good level of English, Maths and be Computer Literate

Contact Us

For more information about courses, delivery, dates, location or entry requirements, please get in touch:

info@aviationshake.com or 02034880261

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