FAA Aircraft Dispatcher (Certificate E0408)

Technology and Health Division
Certificate E0408

Mt. San Antonio College maintains a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Aircraft Dispatcher (AD) Program. This program prepares students to enter employment as a certified aircraft dispatcher in the airline industry, air-medical industry, corporate aircraft operators, and aviation weather service companies. Completion of this program leads to a Certificate. Successful completion of this program enables students to take the FAA written, oral, and practical tests for the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.

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Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AERO 254Aircraft Dispatcher Operations4
AERO 258Multi-Engine Turbine Aircraft Operations3
Total Units7

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Program Learning Outcomes

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Guided Pathways of Study

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
AERO 100 Primary Pilot Ground School 4 4
AERO 102 Aviation Weather 3 3
AERO 104 Federal Aviation Regulations 2 3
AERO 150 Commercial Pilot Ground School 3 3
AERO 152 Air Transportation 3 3
 Units16
Spring Term 1
AERO 200 Aviation Safety and Human Factors 3 3
AERO 202 Aircraft and Engines 3 3
AERO 250 Navigation 3 3
AERO 258 Multi-Engine Turbine Aircraft Operations 3 3
AERO 252 Instrument Ground School 3 3
 Units15
Fall Term 2
AERO 254 Aircraft Dispatcher Operations 4 4
Certificate: FAA Aircraft Dispatcher, E0408 8  
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 Units4
 Total Units35
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