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What’s it like to be an Air Traffic Controller?
Air traffic controllers manage the safe and orderly flow of aircraft into, out
of and between airports in Australia. They also work with overseas regions
adjoining Australian airspace.
Air traffic controllers operate in shifts, often out of normal office hours,
and are required to work on any day of the year.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Air Traffic Controller earn an average of $2426 per week.
The [average annual salary for this job is $126152 excluding super.]
- able to make quick and accurate decisions
- aptitude for working with computers
- confident, highly responsible, self-motivated and independent, but able to work in a team
- good understanding and clear practical application of the English language
- Australian or New Zealand citizenship, or Australian permanent residency
- at least 18 years of age
- able to satisfy aviation medical requirements.
This job also involves:
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Sitting for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed sitting
down at a desk, counter, workbench or other location for periods of at least
two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of COMPUTING STUDIES provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a computer studies-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of PHYSICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a physics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Air Traffic Controller
Air traffic controllers may perform the following tasks:
- maintain radio contact with pilots to keep aircraft separated in ‘corridors’ of controlled airspace, on air routes and near major airports
- use radar to monitor and control aircraft movements
- ensure aircraft operate only on pre-arranged routes and at approved altitudes
- provide information and assistance to pilots and emergency services during in-flight emergencies.
Terminal Area Controller
A terminal area controller uses radar to manage and arrange the flow of
aircraft that arrive at and depart from major city airports. They are
responsible for the controlled airspace surrounding an airport out to a
distance of approximately 30 nautical miles. Terminal area controllers are
employed in Adelaide, Cairns, Perth and Sydney.
An enroute controller is responsible for the safe management of air traffic
over most of the Australian mainland and on oceanic routes. The use of
satellite and digital data communications is increasing in this type of
control. Enroute controllers are employed in Brisbane and Melbourne.
A tower controller works from control towers at aerodromes and is responsible
for all aircraft and vehicle movements on the taxiways and runways, as well as
in the immediate surrounding airspace. There are 28 towers located at capital
cities and busier regional airports around Australia.