Czech Air Navigation Institute (CANI)

CANI provides a wide range of various training activities for ATM and flying personnel; both standard and tailor-made courses, to meet the most challenging needs of its customers.

The Institute offers its year-round services to air navigation customers from all over the world. Up to now 170 training courses in the field of air navigation for more than 1,500 customers from 30 countries have been conducted.

The training provided is in compliance with ICAO and Eurocontrol standards, as well as with the individual national regulations.

Standard courses for the training of Air Traffic Control
personnel have been designed in order to offer:

  • a standardised and systematic institutional training programme
  • a harmonised training programme, which is in conformity with the Eurocontrol Guidelines for ATCO Common Core Content and Training Objectives and with the ICAO Course outlines
  • a harmonised but also flexible training programme for customers┬┤ specific needs and requirements by combination of training modules. Each module has a specific objective to be fulfilled in order to meet the requirements set in ICAO Annex I.

General information

  • Air Traffic Controller training at CANI is designed to be a fully integrated service. On top of the approved training program, CANI offers it's clients a choice of in-house or hotel accommodation, full board allowances and a student welfare office. Training programs are divided into three main areas:

ATC Courses

  • General ATC courses consist of basic training (theory) and rating training. Basic training is a necessary prerequisite to be able to continue on to rating training.

  • Both parts can be combined to form a complete training course for ab-initio students to any institutional training course required prior to on-the-job training and issuance of an Air Traffic Controllers licence.
  • Practical training can be conducted either in the ROSE or LATCI artificial airspace created by CANI or in the individual national airspace. Course content can be expanded to include additional topics based on customer request.

Specialized ATC Courses

  • Specialized ATC courses are intended primarily for active controllers seeking to expand or sharpen their skills and qualification in a particular area.

English Language Courses

  • CANI has a long tradition in offering specialized ATC language programs. English courses can be either offered separately or as a fully integrated part of any long term ATC course. Language programs are highly customizable to fit the needs of the client.