The third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including the test preparation for the initial Air Traffic Control exams. Also included in this book are instructions on how to access the ATC Career Prep Software Suite so you can become familiar with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam.
Air traffic controllers can earn high salaries and get good benefits--they are in big demand as much of the current workforce prepares to retire. Industry reports claim that as many as 11,800 NEW air traffic controllers will be needed over the next ten years.
Patrick Mattson's Air Traffic Control Career Prep introduces you to the aviation industry, the FAA's role, and what to expect as you pursue this career, with general information on opportunities, working conditions and benefits, and training and qualification requirements. This "ATC Career Prep" will be beneficial to prospective ATC candidates who want to improve their chances of earning a high score on the ATC entrance exam.
The ATC pre-employment and aptitude test known as the "AT-SAT" is covered here--the subjects and the time allowed, and with ample practice sets to study. Sample questions, answers, and explanations for each of the subjects are provided, including analogies, scan ability, angles and applied math, dial reading, and ATC scenarios. The practice tests, software suite, and information in this book will serve you well as you start on the exciting career path to becoming an air traffic controller.
This Third Edition also includes access to The Air Traffic Control Career Prep Software Suite. This Software Suite can be downloaded from ASA’s website and using the password found on the Table of Contents page in the Air Traffic Control Career Prep book. This software download helps readers become familiar with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam. The Software Suite is Windows Compatible only. Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 are supported.
The software includes AT-SAT test simulation exercises, as well as sample questions and answers to help readers grasp the topics covered, including:
- Scan abilities
- Applied math
- Dial reading
- ATC scenarios
- Letter Factory
The Book is Softcover, 8.25” x 10.75” and illustrated.