Aeronautical Observing Focal Point

provides advice and guidance on airport meteorology competency checks

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

Course length: One day (delegates should have already completed the two day Aeronautical Meteorological Observing refresher course).

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

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

On completion of this course you will be able to: 

  • understand the regulatory requirements laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the Met 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.

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

Last updated: 14 August 2012