Emirates Aviation University offers the Flight Dispatcher Initial Course (Theory) at the University in Dubai. The course is approved and has been developed in close cooperation with the United Arab Emirates - General Civil Aviation Authority (UAE-GCAA) and it complies with CAR PART II Chapter 6.
The course provides trainees with in-depth knowledge of the duties of a flight dispatcher. In cooperation with the pilot, flight dispatchers furnish a flight plan that enables the aircraft to arrive at its destination on schedule and at the lowest operating cost. Flight dispatchers study a variety of theoretical of subjects including traffic flow, meteorology, weight and balance, fuel, alternate destinations and operation procedure including flight planning, navigation and communications.
As per with CAR PART II Chapter 6, the FDIC programme is required for candidates who do not have previous flight dispatch experience for the issuance of a flight dispatcher's licence. Also, the FDIC programme is required for candidates who have expired licence and could not exercise their skills over longer period of time.
Upon successful completion of the course, passing written and oral/practical exam, candidate will be issued a Certificate of Course Completion. Candidates who do not require a GCAA licence, EAU would issue a Certificate of Course Attendance (CoCA), for those candidates who pass the EAU FDIC final exam and attend the full 10 weeks course.
|Course Name||Course Commence||Course Finish||Days||Duration||Status|
|Flight Dispatcher Initial Course (FDIC)||07-Feb-2021||15-Apr-2021||Sun-Thu||10 weeks||Confirmed|
|FD O+P Exam/Comp Check||16-Apr-2021||18-Apr-2021||Fri-Sun||3 Days||Confirmed|
|Flight Dispatcher Initial Course (FDIC)||06-Jun-2021||12-Aug-2021||Sun-Thu||10 weeks||Confirmed|
|FD O+P Exam/Comp Check||13-Aug-2021||15-Aug-2021||Fri-Sun||3 Days||Confirmed|
|Flight Dispatcher Initial Course (FDIC)||19-Sept-2021||25-Nov-2021||Sun-Thu||10 Weeks||Confirmed|
|FD O+P Exam/Comp Check||26-Nov-2021||28-Nov-2021||Fri-Sun||3 Days||Confirmed|
The below subjects cover the entire syllabus:
|Inclusive of registration fee, course materials, books, and flight kit||AED 43,500 + 5% VAT (AED 45,675 payable or USD 12,695)*|
Inclusive of registration fee, course materials and/or books
*Tuition Fees inclusive of VAT 5%
Additional Examination Fees
All of the above fees are to be paid to the EAU Cashier. For the oral/ practical exams, the receipt must be presented to the FDIC Administrator who will generate the list of names to the FDIC examiner. Candidates are advised to submit a copy of the receipt to the administrator.
For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide