SAERCO is certified by the Spanish National Supervisory Authority (AESA) as a provider of AFIS training pursuant to Royal Decree 1133/2010, which regulates the provision of aerodrome flight information services (AFIS).
The theoretical part of the course is 4 weeks long, followed by a practical part comprising a total of 30 simulator sessions.
Students who successfully complete the training programme will obtain an AFIS basic training certificate. Once they have obtained this certificate, AFIS operators will be eligible to start the special training required to render the aerodrome flight information services described in the Air Traffic Regulation approved by Royal Decree 57/2002 of 18 January.
ATCO-AFIS adaptation course for air traffic controllers or student controllers.
They are exempt from completing the full AFIS basic training course. In this case, the requirements for the validation course are as follows: