Course of Flight Operations Officer

Obtained in Italy or equivalent

Roma, dal 17 al 22 Aprile 2023

è partner di Accademia del Lavoro 

For aspirants:

  • Operations control center officer
  • Aircraft balance officer
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Navigation office officer
  • Operative technical attaché


  • Private certificate by Accademia del Lavoro -the ISO 9001 Quality Certificate
  • Health and Safety: D.Lgs.81/2008 General and Specific Risk Training
  • Project Work Certificate
  • Dangerous Goods Cat 10 – ADVANCED COURSES
  • PRM (Passengers with reduced mobility)

Internship Opportunities

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Minimum requirements: high school degree and citizenship of an EU state.

Professional figure

The Flight Operations Officer is the professional figure who has the overall management of the single flight; in particular, it is responsible for processing the information necessary for the proper planning of the flight itself: the forecast fuel consumption, the meteorological conditions, any anomalies that may occur to those the aircraft has previously encountered and, consequently, to verify the aerodromes available in the event of any failure; also provides assistance to particular categories of passengers on board.
In general, it ensures the conditions for the flight to be carried out regularly and in compliance with both safety conditions and industry regulations, both national and international, as well as being strictly related to the regulations applied internally to the respective airline.
In this global vision of the individual flight, the control of the human resources participating in it is also part.

The aim of the course is to provide a series of specific technical skills to cover different positions in the aviation field:

  • Operations control center officer
  • Aircraft balance officer
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Navigation office officer
  • Operative technical attaché

Tasks and competences

The course is designed to provide basic and complete training to all those who intend to undertake the profession of Flight Operations Officer, a figure in charge of:

  • Implement the flight plans
  • Flight monitoring
  • Act as needed: available fuel, failures and aerodromes
  • Check the weather conditions
  • Activate assistance procedures for special passengers
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations

Career opportunities

The Flight Operations Officer operates in favour of airlines in Italy and abroad.

Course steps

    Materiale didattico + 70 ore di lezioni online
    50 ore di lezioni frontali + esercitazioni pratiche
    In support of training, Accademia del Lavoro will provide specific texts and handouts

Course Information


The course participation is open to those who are in possession of the Diploma.
It is preferable to be in posses of a B1 level in English.

How to apply

To apply for the course, it is necessary to fill in the information request form on the website, with which the candidate requires to participate in the selection for the course.


For the participation in the course, there will be a selection test that includes:
- examination of the CV and motivation letter of the candidate;
- motivational and psycho-aptitude interview with a teaching consultant;
The selection board will communicate the outcome of the selection and admission to the course. Subsequently, the candidate can proceed to the completion and dispatch of the application form.


The course provides the possibility of obtaining the financing of the registration fee. In addition, at the end of the course, the Accademia del Lavoro will undertake to disseminate the curricula of students to companies operating in the sector.

Maximum number of participants

Maximum 20 Participants per Edition

Certificates issued

Private certificate by Accademia del Lavoro -the ISO 9001 Quality Certificate
Health and Safety: D.Lgs.81/2008 General and Specific Risk Training
Project Work Certificate
Dangerous Goods Cat 10 – ADVANCED COURSES PRM (Passengers with reduced mobility)

Location of the course

Training project

The educational program has been designed to provide basic knowledge in aeronautics and technical skills specific to the profession of Flight Operations Officer through online lessons, lectures and practical exercises.

  • Aviation legislation
  • Aircraft mass and performance
  • Navigation
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Meteorology
  • Mass and balance control
  • Flight planning
  • Flight monitoring
  • Civil air law and regulations
  • Health and Safety: D.Lgs.81/2008 General and Specific Risk Training
  • Human Factor
  • Communication procedures
  • Dangerous Goods – advanced module
  • PRM (Passengers with reduced mobility)
  • Practical exercises
  • Specific technical terminology (English)

Teachers of the course

  • Luis Vizzino
    Luis Vizzino

    Lawyer expert in Sports Law and AC Professor at the University of Salerno at the Faculty of Law - Chair of Sports Law.
    He assists athletes, agents and clubs in judicial and extrajudicial proceedings.
    He is a member of the Sports Law Commission of the National Bar Council in Rome, as well as Coordinator of the Italian Sports Lawyers Association for the Basilicata region.
    Lecturer in the legal area - federal papers at the Course for Head of the FIGC Youth Sector - technical sector, he is the author of several scientific publications on legal-sporting matters as well as speaker at many conferences.
    He is legal trustee for Aiac Basilicata.
    Member of the legal office of the Basilicata FIGC, Member of the FiTri National Federal Court.

  • Flavio Domenichini
    Flavio Domenichini

    Eng. Domenichini has been carrying out aeronautical training for 20 years.
    During the achievement of the research doctorate, he created platforms in which the interests of stakeholders (industry, training, research institutions) interfaced, collaborating with various aeronautical start-ups.
    Founder of Domavio, he is currently an auditor, quality and compliance monitoring manager and safety manager, and carries out specialized training courses as an FTS, EWIS, DGR instructor.

  • Simone Mustacato
    Simone Mustacato

    For over 10 years Senior Flight Dispatcher and Theoretical Knowledge Instructor for the Alitalia airline. Its main tasks include the planning of Long, Short and Medium Range flights, In-Flight Monitoring, Flight Watching and Slot Management. He is in-flight supervisor of planning quality on the main international and intercontinental routes. Over the years he has developed mentoring skills through continuous operational training of personnel and has perfected his work skills thanks to numerous training and technical refresher courses, including the participation of courses at NAT UK in Prestwick. He has also produced and exhibited various presentations at international congresses and participated in the drafting of technical publications, especially for training purposes.


    Passionate about flying with a PPL private pilot license since 1999 he is currently employed as Flight Dispatcher / Flight Dispatcher instructor in Alitalia boasts great experience in flight operations having held over the years roles as operational technician, Occ coordinator, flight operations officer, flight dispatcher and flight dispatcher instructor in various airlines such as Blue Panorama, Airone and Alitalia.

Authorization n. IT-EVO-01-20-001 and IT-EVO-01-20-002
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