D-312, Aircraft Dispatcher

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Description

This course is designed to provide a consistent knowledge and skill base for the Aircraft Dispatcher (ACDP). The concepts taught in this course will help an ACDP perform at an acceptable level on a national basis without regard to geographic boundaries. This course is a mix of lecture/discussion, group exercises, and simulation. Students will have the opportunity to practice new skills in the exercise and simulation portions of the class.

Objectives

The objective of D-312 is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become effective ACDP trainees. In achieving this objective, students can expect to be able to:

  • Identify the common roles of the aircraft dispatcher in the aviation environment.
  • Dispatch aviation resources using standard procedures.
  • Describe the safety procedures that relate to aircraft dispatching.

Target Group

Aircraft Dispatchers desiring to be available for national mobilization.

Delivery

S-312 is available as classroom instructor-led training.

Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course work2-4
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training32-36
Total Hours34-40

Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for D-312 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

  • Qualified as Expanded Dispatch Recorder (EDRC).
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Course Level

Regional, state, or area

Associated Position Task Books

Aircraft Dispatcher (PMS 311-67)

 

 

Functional Area: 
Air Operations
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-02-06

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