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Air Traffic Controller Tests

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air traffic controller tests

The role of an air traffic controller is a highly specialised occupation. Candidates will need to pass a series of psychometric tests, which determine whether you have the skills, competencies, and behaviours required.

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What qualifications do you need to be an air traffic controller?

National Air Traffic Services stipulates that candidates applying to be an air traffic controller must have attained five GCSEs (or equivalent), including maths and English at grades 9 to 4 (minimum grade C or above).

What makes air traffic controller tests hard?

Air traffic controller tests are challenging due to the number, format, and timed nature of the tests. Practicing the tests means that you become familiar with the format and style of questioning.

How long does it take to become an air traffic controller?

The length of time it takes to become an air traffic controller can vary according to the specialism applied for and the length of time it takes to complete each of the trainee stages. In general, candidates can expect to complete their college training within 18 months. Following college training, operational training can take up to 18 months. In general, candidates can expect to be fully qualified in around three years.

What happens if you fail the air traffic controller assessment?

If you fail any of the stages of the air traffic controller assessments you can re-apply after 12 months. A candidate can reapply up to a maximum of three times.

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What our customers say about our Air Traffic tests

  • Canada

    January 09, 2022

    Economics based questions

    I don't know if this is a great representation of what the actual test would be like? I think the math questions are supposed to be mental math without a calculator and I don't think that's possible for these.

  • United Kingdom

    December 27, 2021

    It's about maths, esp calculating percentages and ratios

    Questions could be clearer, particularly about which number we want our answer expressed as a percentage of.

  • Lithuania

    July 19, 2021

    First test

    At first I didn't know what to expect, didn't even know what to do, but after a few minutes I understood the tasks and it went well. Didn't mange to finish in time, because I struggled at the start.

  • United States of America

    May 21, 2021

    Should've had a calculator

    I didn't know i should've had a calculator on hand...oops

  • Canada

    May 08, 2021

    Easy considering I took the practice test beforehand

    Thought the test was fairly difficult on the first attempt during practice but once I refreshed my memory on this math it was a lot easier.

  • United States of America

    May 01, 2021

    Not what I was expecting

    Definitely not what I was expecting for the air traffic controller test. I was told by a number of people the tests aren't that hard but this definitely makes me rethink it! Definitely need to bring a calculator and some scrap paper

  • Estonia

    April 10, 2021

    timer makes everything harder

    i like that i had to do alot of fast calculating in my head and sometimes just assume the right answer.

  • Norway

    April 08, 2021

    Hard

    I really need to work on my mathematical skills. WOW! Thank you for the eye opener!

  • Canada

    March 24, 2021

    Very useful

    The test is very useful and gives idea about the the aptitude test.

  • Romania

    March 02, 2021

    Fast and efficient thinking and calculations

    I liked the challenge of doing it under the pressure of time.