The purpose of Radio Operations practice is to maintain a constant awareness about the positions and progress of flights under the jurisdiction of the Radio Operator and assist the pilot in the event of aircraft emergencies. This training program is designed to build and sustain competency of a radio operator to achieve the purpose of radio operations in the aviation industry and other relevant industries.

Training programs for Helicopter Landing Officers in Caverton Training Organization are conducted by and NCAA approved RTF Instructors. These Instructors are retired or ex-aviation professionals whose aviation careers were based almost exclusively on the use of standard radiotelephony e.g. ex- pilots and ex- Air Traffic Controllers. This ensures strict quality control of the course content and practical communication exercises.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES:

AT THE END OF THE COURSE, PARTICIPANT WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Explain the application of radiotelephony to Aviation safety
  • Demonstrate proper radio Transmission techniques
  • List Aviation Alphabets and phonetics
  • Demonstrate use of Aviation phraseology in various circumstances
  • Participate and show satisfactory ability to communicate with pilots and other radio stations
  • Explain peculiarities of offshore aviation radiotelephony
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver various operational messages
  • Demonstrate basic map reading skills
  • Describe various weather phenomena
  • Demonstrate how to deliver Traffic Information
  • Demonstrate how to communicate effectively during emergencies
  • Demonstrate safe and efficient radio Room Administration
  • PASS A WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL RTF EXAMINATION AT 75% PASS MARK

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  1. Radiotelephony Operators
  2. Helicopter Landing Officers
  3. Flight Dispatch Officers
  4. Pilots
  5. Armed Forces Personnel

COURSE CONTENT

  • General working principles of Radio Equipment
  • Aviation alphabet, phonetics
  • Types of messages
  • Transmission of messages
  • Identification of aeronautical radio stations
  • Aviation Phraseology (Standard words and phrases)
  • Radio procedures and Transmission Techniques
  • Abbreviations
  • Transmission of numbers, time and quantities
  • Typical radio communication between pilots and radio stations
  • Offshore Phraseology and Traffic Information
  • Basic features of a typical helicopter and Helicopter Operating characteristics
  • Visibility, Rain, Wind, Atmospheric pressure, Temperature,
  • Map reading
  • Position Plotting with co-ordinates
  • Authorized Personnel
  • Handing over/ Taking Over watch (governing procedures)
  • Radio Room co-ordination and work ethics
  • Emergency Communication
  • Types of emergencies
  • Uncertainty Phase
  • Alert Phase
  • Distress Phase
  • Emergency Response guidelines for Radio Operator

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  • Classroom Instruction
  • Practical Demonstration using Radio Telephony

 

LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively using CAP 437 and CAP 413 Radio Telephony
  • Demonstrate ability to handle regular operational traffic emergency
  • Demonstrate ability to handle radio room
  • Demonstrate ability to keep accurate and legible radio
  • Effectively administer a radio room

₦45,000

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