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Callum Strawbridge

Applications Open: VATPAC Director, ATC Training

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Applications are now invited from suitably experienced members of the VATPAC Division for the position of VATPAC Director, ATC Training (VATPAC3).


Reports to:

VATPAC Director, Division

Direct Reports:


  • Deputy Director, ATC Administration
  • Deputy Director, ATC Standards
  • ATC Instructors
  • ATC Mentors



  • Responsible for delivering an efficient and effective ATC training program that meets VATSIM policies
  • Attend periodic VATPAC Board meetings to report on training activities and issues and to stay abreast of issues which may involve VATPAC Training
  • Maintains training pages on the VATPAC Website and VATPAC Moodle Training System
  • Ensure that ATC training programs are planned, conducted, assessed, and improved on a continuous basis
  • Report quarterly on ATC Training activity and development within the division
  • Establish periodic VATPAC Training Department meetings, reports and newsletters where required
  • Recruit, train and retain mentors and instructors who deliver the training and assessment of controllers.
  • Considers and raises complaints, ideas and proposals to the Board in order to consistently improve the effectiveness of VATPAC
  • Monitor the performance and activity of instructors and mentors
  • Maintain an online presence of 10-15 hours per month on the VATSIM Network


Essential Criteria:

  • Active participation in the greater VATPAC community for the past 12 months.
  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for more than one year at the time of application
  • Be rated on VATSIM to no less than an Enroute Controller level (C1)
  • Have demonstrated strong understanding and VATSIM experience in all types of ATC positions
  • Have demonstrated good knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct , Code of Regulations and Global Rating Policy (GRP)
  • Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a voluntary organisation
  • Have proven ability with the use of VATSIM Approved Controller Client Software
  • Have experience on an ATC Training Team within VATSIM (Preferable) 
  • Understand and support the concepts and principles of competency based training and assessment
  • Have some experience in teaching, instructing, or consistently helping others to achieve their goals (in any level and in area of knowledge)
  • Have an attitude that will inspire others to teach and to learn, while creating a friendly environment for the learning process to take place


How to Apply:

Members interested in being considered for the role should apply by outlining their experience and suitability, addressing each of the essential criteria listed above. Applications that do not address each of the criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be sent via email to director (at)



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