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atc training Continuous Improvement: APP Syllabus

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Andy Ford

It's now been four months since we released the new VATSIM UK approach radar training syllabus. Since release, we've seen an increase in the number of exams coming through the system, still with a strong pass rate.

Now that we've all had time to work with the new syllabus, it's time to look towards the next iteration and improvement. Therefore, we'd like to invite mentors and students to comment on how they're finding the syllabus and any feedback that they may have.

With any additions or improvements, we are hoping to retain the current paradigm of "if it's theory, then it's self-taught". If there's something that you've noticed students lacking with regards to theory because we haven't told them what they need and where to find it, please say and this can be added. This iteration will be adding the "Attitude To Self-learning" section that we have already added to the updated Tower syllabus.

On the practical side, we're interested to know if there's anything that you would want to see added to the syllabus or integrated into an existing criterion. Or perhaps there's something that could be made clearer to aid understanding?

Once we've collected all the feedback, we'll update the syllabus and release the improved version.

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