We provide a range of observer training courses

The Met Office College provides a range of observer training courses that are suitable for aeronautical meteorological staff from other meteorological service providers.

Our courses conform to the latest World Meteorological Organization (WMO) training and education guidelines.

They can be delivered anywhere in the world and are delivered by trainers with extensive operational observing experience.

Courses include:

Aeronautical Meteorological Observing

This course uses a combination of theory and practical training to help you make weather reports to the standard necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft.

Aeronautical Meteorological Restricted Observing

This course has been designed for ATS staff who produce METARs solely in tandem with a fully integrated semi-automatic observing system.

Aeronautical Meteorological Observing Refresher

Designed for qualified aeronautical observers who need to update or refresh their practical observing and coding skills.

The Met Office College provides a wide range of courses. To receive more information about training please register your details.

Last updated: 14 May 2015