Course of Flight Operations Officer

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
HIGH SCHOOL DEGREE
Obtained in Italy or equivalent

Roma, 11 – 21 Gennaio 2021

For aspirants:

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

Certifications:

  • 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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At the end of the course for FLIGHT OPERATIONS OFFICER it will be possible to participate in the selections for the 3-month training internship that will take place at Air Horizont* (locations: Malta - Milan).

*Please DO NOT contact the airline directly because the references disclosed are intended to provide other type of information. For more information about the partnership with Air Horizont please use the Job Academy Contacts section specifying the reason for your request. For those who are already registered, just contact the tutor.

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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

  • PREPARATORY PHASE
    Teaching material + 40 hours of lessons online
  • CLASSROOM
    40 ore di lezioni frontali + esercitazioni pratiche
    In support of training, Accademia del Lavoro will provide specific texts and handouts
  • PROJECT WORK
  • DISSEMINATION OF OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES AND ORIENTATION TO WORK

Course Information

Requirements

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 www.accademiadellavoro.it, with which the candidate requires to participate in the selection for the course.

Selection

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.

Facilities

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

Certificates:
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.

  • 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

  • Flavio Domenichini
    Flavio Domenichini

    L’ing. Domenichini svolge formazione aeronautica da 20 anni.
    Durante il conseguimento del dottorato di ricerca ha creato delle piattaforme in cui si sono interfacciati gli interessi degli stakeholder (industria, formazione, enti di ricerca), collaborando a diverse start up aeronautiche.
    Fondatore della Domavio, attualmente è auditor, quality e compliance monitoring manager e safety manager, e svolge corsi di formazione specialistica come istruttore FTS, EWIS, DGR.

  • Simone Mustacato
    Simone Mustacato

    Da oltre 10 anni Senior Flight Dispatcher e Theoretical Knowledge Instructor per la compagnia aerea Alitalia. Vanta tra le principali mansioni la pianificazione dei voli di Lungo, Corto e Medio Raggio, In-Flight Monitoring, Flight Watching e Slot Management. E’ supervisore in volo della qualità della pianificazione nelle principali rotte internazionali ed intercontinentali. Nel corso degli anni ha sviluppato capacità di mentoring attraverso il continuo addestramento in operativo del personale e ha perfezionato le proprie capacità lavorative grazie a numerosi corsi di formazione ed aggiornamento tecnico, tra i quali anche la partecipazione di corsi presso il NAT UK di Prestwick. Ha inoltre realizzato ed esposto diverse presentazioni in occasione di congressi internazionali e partecipato alla stesura di pubblicazioni tecniche soprattutto a scopo addestrativo.

  • RICCARDO PIETRONZINI
    RICCARDO PIETRONZINI

    Appassionato al volo con brevetto di pilota privato PPL dal 1999 è attualmente impiegato come Flight Dispatcher/Flight Dispatcher instructor in Alitalia vanta grande esperienza nelle flight operations avendo ricoperto negli anni ruoli come tecnico operativo, coordinatore Occ, flight operations officer, flight dispatcher e flight dispatcher instructor in diverse compagnie aeree quali Blue Panorama, Airone e Alitalia.

  • Andrea Pergola
    Andrea Pergola
    Flight Dispatcher e Theoretical Knowledge Instructor,
    Andrea Pergola opera da quasi 10 anni per la compagnia aerea Alitalia occupandosi nello specifico del Flight Monitoring e Flight Watching . Oltre ad essere responsabile della pianificazione dei voli di lungo e medio raggio è attualmente anche istruttore per il personale dell’area Operazioni Volo. Grazie all’aggiornamento continuo di cui gode a seguito della sua partecipazione a svariati corsi ad elevato contenuto tecnico erogati da Luiss Business School e da NAT UK in Prestwick, oltre alla partecipazione a progetti tra cui IMDiS – Inflight Monitoring Dispatching Sheet, possiede oggi un backgroung nel settore dell’aviazione che gli hanno permesso di vederlo protagonista di varie pubblicazioni specialmente riguardanti i training course.
    Vi aspetta al corso per Flight Dispatcher occupandosi del Flight Monitoring e del Flight Planning cavalli di battaglia per il suo profilo altamente qualificato.