The VATM Train Abroad programme offers two separate training programmes for ATC basic and rating training, as follows:
Tower/Approach ATC rating — 34 weeks
Students undertaking and successfully completing the Tower/Approach programme will be eligible to continue their training with VATM, at one of its ATC towers and/or approach control surveillance facilities.
Area ATC rating — 26 weeks
Students undertaking and successfully completing the Area programme will be eligible to continue their training with VATM, at one of its area control surveillance facilities.
Students will be selected for each programme, which are both approved by VATM and CAAV to meet Vietnam’s ATC licensing requirements. The below diagram outlines the full programme. A pass in part 3 of the training must be achieved within the required timeframes in order to successfully complete the VATM Train Abroad programme, and be eligible for on-the-job training at a VATM ATC facility in Vietnam.