Air traffic controllers direct air traffic within assigned airspace, and control moving aircraft and service vehicles at airports. Flight service specialists provide pilots with flight information essential to aviation safety. Flight dispatchers authorize airline flights over assigned routes. Air traffic controllers and flight service specialists are employed by NAV Canada and the Canadian Forces. Flight dispatchers are employed by airline and air services companies and by the Canadian Forces. (N.O.C Occupation Description)
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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized training for Air Traffic Control. Please visit the links below for information on employment requirements.
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Information for foreign-trained Air Traffic Controllers - from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: September 6, 2017