UK CAA-approved & ICAO-compliant ATC training

Empowering Global Aviation Safety

Serving both the UK and international markets, Global ATS is a leading provider of Air Traffic Control, Air Traffic Management, English Language, and Safety Management training.

Our Aviation Training offering

With a diverse array of standard and specialised courses, along with state-of-the-art Micro Nav simulators, Global ATS are uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive training solutions that cater to UK and international requirements.

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Comprehensive ATC and ATM training

Providing a full range of ATC, ATM, and safety management courses, Global ATS is your one-stop solution for training.


Global training partnerships

Specialising in aviation training courseware and simulation, we offer long-term partnerships enhancing your in-house ATC and aviation training programme.


Immersive training facilities

Experience high-success-rate training at our UK-CAA approved and ICAO compliant college, strategically located at Gloucestershire Airport for hands-on learning.

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An expert ATM consultancy

Benefit from our extensive network with over 150+ years of collective expertise for specialised projects in Air Navigation Services and more.


Leading simulator experiences

Utilise industry-leading Air Traffic Control simulators supplied by our partners, Micro Nav, for unparalleled quality and realism in training.


Independent ATM training specialist

As the UK’s only privately-owned ATC training provider, we focus on innovative, results-driven training while adhering to regulations.


Years of aviation training experience


Countries trusting our expertise


Students successfully trained

The life and career of an Air Traffic Controller

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Keeping people safe

Air Traffic Controllers are the guardians of our skies, keeping aircraft, passengers, and cargo moving safely 24/7, 365 days a year. It’s a vitally important role.

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Generous compensation

Earn a competitive salary starting at £20,000 as a trainee, rising to £45,000 post-training, with the potential to earn over £100,000 in busier units.

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Take control of the skies

Work alongside pilots in ‘controlled’ airspace and 'uncontrolled’ airspace, direct aircraft safely and efficiently across the globe.


Thinking on your feet

Experience the rush of solving real-time, high-pressure problems, make a significant impact on people’s lives by ensuring their safety.


A diverse skillset

Air Traffic Controllers develop valuable skills including quick decision making, verbal communication, attention to detail, and resilience in the face of pressure.


Benefits for life

Enjoy a strong work-life balance with patterned shift work, generous holiday allowances, and a dynamic team-orientated work environment with many career pathways.

Explore Our Recent Articles

Whether it's an update on our courses, a spotlight on our team, or insights into the aviation training world, discover the stories that matter to us and our community.

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New Director of Training for Global ATS

Global ATS is excited to announce the appointment of Paul Kay as the new Director of Training.

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Global ATS Receives ELCAS Approval

Global ATS has recently achieved Approved Learning Provider status for the MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) by Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Services (ELCAS)

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Global ATS & Clifton Aviation Give Students Live Flying Experience

Global ATS is working with Clifton Aviation to provide its trainee air traffic controllers with live flying alongside the standard air traffic training syllabus.

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Need to get in touch with Global ATS?

Got a question? Whether you're after information regarding our courses, want to know more about our international partnerships model, or just have a question for the team about the business, we're on hand to help.