Entry Point North is one of the largest global ATS academies. The premier training solutions we offer our clients are carried out in accordance with Best Practice and all international rules and standards including ICAO and EUROCONTROL ESARR 5. Entry Point North was the first ATS academy accredited under the European Commission’s directives towards the vision of the Single European Sky by 2020.
Entry Point North is a total training solution provider. We offer a wide portfolio of training and services to aspiring and operational air traffic controllers, air traffic services, air traffic safety electronics, administrative and other aviation related personnel.
At Entry Point North, we strive to be the most trustworthy partner in delivering premium training. We work closely with our clients to build long-term partnerships aimed at fulfilling all their requirements. Entry Point North’s clients comprise both public and private sector ANSPs, airports and airlines, as well as military organisations all over the world. Entry Point North delivers services throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Entry Point North is offering training at its modern facilities in Sweden, Hungary, Ireland and at various sites around Europe through its training partners. We also provide training at client site upon request. All three Entry Point North’s academies are certified by national regulators as recognised providers of initial, continuation and development training.
HIGH SUCCESS RATE
Entry Point North is recognised for delivering premium training services by creating the very best conditions for students to succeed. The high success rate (greater than 90%) is the result of our modern and unique training philosophy, in which Scandinavian educational heritage takes an important role.
AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
Our multinational staff – ATCOs, AFISOs, pilots, briefing officers, teachers, administrators, selection specialists and ATCO assistants – originate from more than 19 countries and speak more than 20 languages, which creates a truly global environment. All courses at our international sites are held in English. Entry Point North offers a high level of flexibility and mobility – our training and services can be delivered almost anywhere in the world.
Entry Point North uses state-of-the-art BEST software simulators from the UK-based company MicroNav and COOPANS simulators. The training positions are flexible and can be grouped or ungrouped quickly as needed to run exercises in stand-alone or suite mode (executive and planner), groups (e.g. the various ACC positions) or full “control centre” configuration, depending on the training requirements. The academy has more than 230 new radar/pilot simulator training positions, two 360° and thirteen 180° 3D state-of-the-art simulators.
More than 2200 students and professionals yearly join aviation related courses at our three modern training sites and at our customer premises. Entry Point North provides total training solutions for clients. We offer top quality selection and recruitment services, initial, unit, continuation, development training and many other aviation-related training programmes
Air Traffic Control (ATC) training courses include Basic ATC, APS, ADI, ACS, APP, TCL, ACP rating courses (EUROCONTROL CCC and ICAO) and other ATC-related training courses.
ATS & FIS TRAINING
Air Traffic Services (ATS) employ many skilled and diverse categories of personnel. Entry Point North offers Basic ATS, AFIS, AFIS with Radar and AFIS Refresher courses.
Aeronautical Meteorological Observation (AMO) courses aim to impart participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to enable them to produce fully-standardised, accurate meteorological observations.
Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) training courses include Basic, Shared, Qualification (COM, NAV, SUR, DAT, SMC), OSTI and Assessor courses.
TRAIN THE TRAINER TRAINING
Instructor training courses are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of trainers, instructors and teachers within the field of aviation. The courses offered include OJTI, OJTI Refresher, Competence Assessor and Competence Assessor Refresher, Train the Trainer, Presentation Techniques, Classroom Techniques, Modern Training Philosophy and Conflict Management.
Safety training courses of varying complexity and duration cover Accident/Incident Investigation, Safety Management and Risk Assessment areas. Each programme can be tailored to meet individual needs.
ATM-related training comprises courses in Airport Operations, Information Management, Environmental Matters, ATM and ATC Technology of varying complexity and duration. Tailor-made courses can be designed to meet individual needs.
English Language Training comprises courses provided for ATCOs, pilots and aircraft maintenance personnel, as well as courses in general and aviation-related English, and English proficiency tests.
We offer courses for non-controllers, including Rough Guide to ATC, Pilot’s Guide to ATC, Human Factors in ATM, Interview Techniques and CRM/TRM training.
Entry Point North is not only the world’s leading academy in ATS training – we also offers a wide range of other services:
• Selection and recruitment services. Entry Point North offers services to select exactly the right candidates for the challenging work of an Air Traffic Controller or any other job within aviation environment.
• Simulator services. Our three training locations are equipped with state-of-the-art simulators which are managed by highly skilled and experienced simulator experts. In addition, our simulation services can be offered at the client’s premises:
• Consultancy. Our highly-qualified and experienced specialists in various aviation areas offer consultancy services to ANSPs, airports, airlines and other organisations.