Aeronautical Meteorological Observing Focal Point

provides advice and guidance on airport meteorology competency checks

The Aeronautical Meteorological Observing Focal Point training provides advice and guidance on airport meteorology competency checks, particularly understanding the different ways and methods of complying with regulations.

Aim: To provide airport meteorology focal points with advice and guidance with regards to carrying out airport meteorology competency checks.

Course length: One day (delegates should have already completed the two-day Air Traffic Services Refresher course).

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Location: Courses are held in the excellent Met Office College facilities at our Exeter headquarters or at a location of your choice.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • understand the regulatory requirements laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the meteorology authority;
  • identify different ways and methods of complying with CAA regulations;
  • implement a competency checking programme for observing staff;
  • appreciate the Met Office's role in providing aviation forecasting services, including our various aviation products.

"Firstly, very positive feedback from last week's Met Refresher/Focal Point course - all good stuff!"  John MacCaskill, FISO/MET Advisor - Highlands

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Last updated: 3 June 2015