Aviation English Raters/Examiners Recurrent Training Course.

On November 9, the ICAO Training Institute conducted the Aviation English Raters/Examiners Recurrent Training Course jointly organized with the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine. The moderator of the course was Galyna Suslova (National Coordinator for the Implementation of ICAO Standards).

The course was attended by representatives of the majority of aviation entities having Aviation English training centers. The special guest and speaker for the course was Mrs. Linda Green, aviation specialist from the United States of America. All the course participants are responsible for the testing of flight crew members and air traffic controllers in Aviation English language in accordance with the ICAO rating scale.

During the course, the following issues were considered:

– Solution of the tasks related to effective testing and training of flight crew members and air traffic controllers;

– Effective implementation of ICAO Aviation English language proficiency standards (Doc 9835);

– Analysis of examination videos and the activities that the examination boards perform when testing flight crew members and air traffic controllers in Aviation English;

– Discussion of problems related to the effective maintenance of the unified raters/examiners database in Ukraine.