Do you have the skills?
Being a successful Air Traffic Controller isn’t so much about your previous work experience or background. It’s to do with the way in which you approach problems, handle pressure and adapt to changing situations.
We’ve developed a series of mini-games to help you decide whether it’s the kind of career that might be right for you.
They test a range of basic cognitive skills which are required by Controllers:
This game tests your ability to follow an element on screen, with each level increasing in difficulty.
Correctly following a sequence of events suggests you are demonstrating a strong sequential memory.
This game recognises your spatial awareness ability and also highlights how you react in a pressured environment.
Guide aircraft on your radar safely to the runway to test your awareness and co-ordination.
Organise aircraft safely in sequence to test your awareness and co-ordination.