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 258Large Aircraft Systems4
Total Units8

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Program Learning Outcomes

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
AERO 100 Primary Pilot Ground School 4
AERO 102 Aviation Weather 3
AERO 104 Federal Aviation Regulations 2
AERO 152 Air Transportation 3
Spring Term 1
AERO 150 Commercial Pilot Ground School 3
AERO 200 Aviation Safety and Human Factors 3
AERO 202 Aircraft and Engines 3
AERO 250 Navigation 3
Fall Term 2
AERO 252 Instrument Ground School 3
AERO 258 Large Aircraft Systems 3
AERO 258 offered in Fall term only 8  
Spring Term 2
AERO 254 Aircraft Dispatcher Operations 4
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Certificate: FAA Aircraft Dispatcher, E0408 8  
AERO 254 offered in Spring term only 4  
 Total Units34
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