The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been established in order to coordinate flights, ensure the safety and efficiency of the civil aviation at the UN. At present moment, each pilot must have an Aviation English language certificate of min. Level 4 according to the ICAO scale. We provide a multi-level Aviation English language course for pilots from Level 1 to Level 6 of the ICAO Scale.
Initial training in aviation English makes 250 hours, the average course duration – at least 3 months. Preparation for the Aviation English Level 4 on the ICAO scale – 150 hours, the course duration – at least 1 month.
The objective of this course is to teach you how to speak, listen and use the terminology used in the typical situations: negotiations with the dispatcher, discussion of the technical issues while aircraft operation, communication with passengers in the full-time and emergency situations, etc. The main form of work: communication, learning the perception of different dialects of the English language with the specific practical examples.
STANDARDS OF ICAO LANGUAGE
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) measures proficiency in English on a scale from 1 to 6:
- Levels 1-3 — Non-operational (this category includes Pre-Elementary,
- Level 4 – Operational (Working);
- Level 5 – Extended (Advanced);
- Level 6 – Expert.
According to the ICAO standards, all aviation specialists serving the international flights (flight crew members, air traffic controllers) must have a level of English of minimum ICAO 4.
The mark is set according to six indicators:
- Fluency – connectedness of speech;
- Interaction – communication between pilots and controllers;
- Vocabulary – lexicon volume;
- Grammatical structures – widely used grammatical structures;
- Comprehension – understanding.
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