ATS offers a number of training programs designed to equip users with the knowledge and skills to observe and report meteorological conditions, to operate meteorological equipment and to provide the aviation community with current and accurate operational data. Enrolment in courses is on-going and takes place in a variety of locations across Canada. If you have specific training needs or are interested in learning more about our training opportunities, please contact us through the link below for more information.
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Training Opportunities

Meteorology and Aviation Programs

Surface Weather Observer Training Program
ATS delivers eight 6-week ab-initio training programs per year designed to prepare candidates for employment as Surface Weather Observers. Equipped with meteorological instruments for monitoring, recording and transmitting aviation surface weather, these observers provide the bulk of weather information for distribution across the country.
Observer Communicator Training Program
The Observer Communicator training program is a 9 to 12 week program that combines surface weather observing with aviation communications. The formal program is followed by intensive on-job-training and certification which qualifies the graduate to work at any Community Aerodrome Radio Stations or Approach Unicom across Canada.
Aerological Observer Training Program
Aerological Observer Training is a 2 to 3 week training program conducted by the Meteorological Service of Canada followed by an on-the-job certification at the site where the Observer will be employed. The course is designed to prepare candidates for employment to carry out aerological observations of the upper atmosphere. Contact ATS Services for employment opportunities within the Aerological Observing sites that we operate.
Bi-Lingual Training
Training programs are provided in both English and French. ATS professional instructors can easily adapt and modify these courses on demand, to suit the requirements of our clients.