Global ATS

Leaders in Air Traffic Control Training

A leading provider of UK CAA-approved and ICAO-compliant Air Traffic Control training, Global ATS seamlessly merges innovative learning techniques with rigorous regulatory standards, serving both the UK and international aviation sectors.

Enabling the future of safe and efficient air traffic management

Global ATS is dedicated to shaping the world's best Air Traffic Controllers with unparalleled training, state-of-the-art technology, and guidance from world-class instructors. As we navigate towards 2030, our relentless pursuit of excellence drives us to establish Global ATS as the undisputed leader in ATCO training. Universally recognised for our expertise, pioneering training methodologies, and cutting-edge technologies, we aim to be the gold standard for ANSPs, airports and training organisations worldwide.

Meet The Leadership Team


Marcus Mimms

Managing Director

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Paul Kay

Director of Training

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Andy Cameron

Academy Director

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Joe de Bruyn

Director of Sales

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Meg Walker-Reid

Regulations & Compliance Manager

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Richard Barker

Product Manager

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Our International Presence

Global ATS has been at the forefront of ATC training for over 25 years, committed to excellence, customer success, and student welfare. Our principles have led us to a global stage. With a diverse customer base that spans continents, we have trained over 10,000 students from around the world. These students have benefited from courses that meet both national and international ICAO standards. Our expertise isn't limited by geography; we have extended our reach through our international partnerships program. Whether it's ICAO compliance or course approval from overseas Civil Aviation Authorities, we've got it covered. Our global presence is a testament to our commitment to quality training and the broad capabilities we bring to ATC training worldwide.


Upholding aviation excellence: Our UK CAA and ICAO accreditations

Global ATS, a leading UK CAA and ICAO-approved ATC training provider, proudly showcases our accreditations, reflecting our unwavering commitment to quality.

Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC)

Our UK campus boasts ASIC accreditation, an independent body recognising high-quality institutions in further and higher education. This assures students of our premier educational standards.

UK Civil Aviation Authourity (CAA)

The UK's Aviation regulator works to ensure that the industry meets the highest safety standards. Their approval ensures that the courses we deliver meet stringent CAA standards and recommended practices; a cornerstone of our business.

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

We're honoured with ICAO approvals from several international regulators, affirming our courses adhere to the stringent ICAO standards. This, along with our UK CAA approval, is a key foundation of our business.

Eurocontrol (FEAST & ELPAC)

FEAST: Eurocontrol’s ATC candidate selection tool, ICAO-approved, used across 26 Eurocontrol member states. ELPAC: Eurocontrol's English Language testing, approved by the European Commission and ICAO. We are pioneers in utilizing this test outside Europe.

Royal Aeronautical Society

We are proud of our corporate membership at the Royal Aeronautical Society (RaeS), an institution celebrating global aerospace excellence. This acknowledges our significant contributions to aviation.

UK Home Office (Tier 2 Sponsor)

We have secured Tier 2 sponsorship status from the UK Home Office, further solidifying our position in the industry.

Information Commissioner’s Office

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office, ensuring our commitment to data protection and privacy.

Cyber Essentials Scheme

Our digital defences meet the Cyber Essentials implementation profile, validating our commitment to cyber safety.


A proud member of the AOA, the principal voice for UK airports, representing airport interests and liaising with UK government on pertinent matters.


We are aligned with the MOD’s ELC, promoting lifelong learning for Armed Forces members. This underlines our dedication to continuous education.