FPD321 - Flight Planning and Dispatch

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Subject Title
Flight Planning and Dispatch

Subject Description
Students will learn to integrate various operational, technical, and environmental elements into the formulation, execution and amendment of the operational flight plan.  At the conclusion of this course students will be prepared for the Transport Canada (TC) Flight Dispatcher Operations Examination, which is a necessary requisite for dispatch certification, and employment as a flight dispatcher in Canada. This course develops the theory learned in the second semester classes in Meteorology; dispatch and planning to test the students ability to develop flight plans. Review and prepare flight documents, Flight Watch; Records Keeping and communication logs and preparation for students to write the Flight Dispatch Certificate Exams

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Integrate the Canadian Aviation Regulations into the ‘Operational Control’ system.
  2. Develop sample flight plans based on case studies
  3. Demonstrate how to integrate Meteorology within the planning phase
  4. Review and complete Seneca College Preparatory Exams in Meteorology and Dispatch
  5. Interpret Flight Plans
  6. Demonstrate Dispatch requirements IAW TP 12513

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.