D-312, Aircraft Dispatcher
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.
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.
Aircraft Dispatchers desiring to be available for national mobilization.
S-312 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
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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.
Regional, state, or area
Associated Position Task Books
Aircraft Dispatcher (PMS 311-67)