Developed in partnership with Berlitz Languages, Inc., this complete language training solution provides interactive instruction to ensure your staff meets ICAO-set Aviation English requirements and communicates effectively on the job.
Course material is based on real workplace situations, from daily operations to emergencies, and provides multiple practice scenarios for participants to improve their Aviation English skills. All training is delivered by native English-speaking Berlitz instructors who are fluent in standard ICAO phraseology.
Course code: TAPH-19
This training will ensure that your staff can:
Training modules are tailored to reflect the Pilot and Air Traffic Controller work environment. Effective English-language communication is taught through repetition during a variety of realistic scenarios, covering regular operations, irregular operations and emergency situations. Standard ICAO phraseology is used whenever applicable.
The IATA-Berlitz training programs follow the Berlitz Method TM, which focuses on teaching a language through speaking. Learners are taught to think in English rather than translate from their mother tongue.
Berlitz Languages, Inc. is a world-renowned language service provider with over 400 training centers in 60 countries. The unique Berlitz Method TM is highly effective because it is:
This is a sample of the program for Level 3 Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers:
Each module includes:
ICAO Level 4 proficiency is a requirement for:
Total Aviation English Training Solution
The Aviation English assessment and training can be delivered through many different training formats based on your training requirements.
1. Proficiency assessment
Use our assessment service to easily determine what English language training your staff needs to achieve ICAO Level 4 proficiency. You will receive a detailed Summary Report for each candidate evaluated, plus a recommended training plan. More about the assessment service.
Choose the lesson type that best suits the proficiency level and training requirements of your staff:
Estimated number of training hours required to reach ICAO Level:
|Current ICAO score||
Number of units required to attain
Number of training hours required to attain
|Level 2 (medium)||288||216|
|Level 2 (high)||264||198|
|Level 3 (low)||216||162|
|Level 3 (medium)||180||135|
|Level 3 (high)||144||108|
Note: The number of required lessons varies by lesson type, the intensity of the training, and the learning capabilities of the candidates.
3. Proficiency test
Upon completion of training, candidates must pass the proficiency test to assess and validate their ICAO Level 4 rating. The proficiency test consists of an oral evaluation, conducted by a native English speaker.