Main IATA navigation

Train the Trainer for CNS, AIS and MET (Classroom, 5 days)

DescriptionPrices & Registration


Strengthen your instructional skills to conduct effective training for CNS, AIS and MET training officers through exercises, demonstrations and practical activities.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Management and Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of adult learning theory
  • Prepare lesson plans, conduct lessons, assess and evaluate training
  • Reinforce your instructional techniques
  • Apply best practices to training in your field of CNS, AIS or MET

Course content

  • Learning self-assessment
  • The adult learner
  • Competency-based training in aviation: CNS, AIS, and MET
  • Anatomy of a lesson plan: Writing lesson plans
  • Instructor skills: reinforced by various demonstrations and practical activities
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Instructional strategies: CNS, AIS, and MET
  • Use of instructional aids: application exercise
  • Following the lesson plan and instructional aids game
  • On the job training: CNS, AIS, and MET
  • Managing learning

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Training officers in the Communication/ Navigation/ Surveillance (CNS), Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) and Meteorology domains
  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • AIS officers
  • Meteorologists

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

Subject areas

Find related courses:

Need Help?

Contact us

Our mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry

Additional information