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Regulated observer training

Met Office aviation training meets International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements. Courses are focused and intense, so staff are not removed from their operational duties for longer than necessary.

Training is available specifically for meteorological observers working in air traffic control or offshore helicopter operations, with a variety of courses available to meet the specific requirements of these varied environments:

We also provide training for aviation meteorology.

How to book

See our calendar to find out when the next available courses are scheduled.

For information about training at a location of your choice or book a course, please email aviationtraining@metoffice.gov.uk.

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