32 trainee air traffic controllers reach key career milestone

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32 trainee air traffic controllers reach key career milestone

4 Mar 2016

Airservices has enhanced the delivery of safe and efficient air traffic control following the graduation in Brisbane of 32 new controllers from a 24-month intensive program that has given them the skills to manage the flow of aircraft into, and out of, and across Australian airspace.

ATC graduation March 2016

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ATC graduation March 2016

4 Mar 2016

Graduate David Ricketts is the recipient of the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate, demonstrating technical and professional excellence. David works as an en route controller in Brisbane. Award presented on 4 March 2016. Pictured alongside Linda Spurr, Airservices General Manager Learning Academy.

Airservices technical trainees take flight

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Airservices technical trainees take flight

30 Nov 2015

Twelve new Airservices technical trainees have graduated from an intense training program that has given them the skills to maintain Australia’s air navigation and surveillance equipment and keep our skies safe.

ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

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ARFF Recruit Course 89 – Silver Axe Winner

27 Nov 2015

Aviation Fire Fighter James Ash was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course on 27 November 2015 and will now join the ARFF service at Gladstone Airport.

TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

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TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

10 Apr 2015

Airservices Australia has been recognised for excellence and innovation in air traffic control training at the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) Awards for Excellence on 9 April. Pictured left to right is Chad Burke (Initial Training Manager), Lorelle Black (Tower Team Leader), Steven Clarke (Air Traffic Services Head of School), Linda Spurr (GM Learning Academy), Charles Robinson (Operational Training Manager – Melbourne) and Fiona Lawton (Operational Training Manager – Brisbane).

November 2014 Don Charlwood Award winner

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November 2014 Don Charlwood Award winner

10 Nov 2014

Air traffic control graduate Guy Lewin is the recipient of the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate, demonstrating technical and professional excellence. Guy works in East Coast Services North–Capricornia and is based in Brisbane. Pictured with Neil Edwards, Chairman Airservices Board of Training, Greg Hood, EGM Air Traffic Control, Margaret Staib, Airservices CEO and Linda Spurr, GM Learning Academy.

ARFF Recruit Course 85

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ARFF Recruit Course 85

6 Jun 2014

Aviation fire fighter Adam Bennett from Sydney was presented with the Silver Axe Award for the most outstanding recruit of the course, and will join the ARFF service at Sydney.

NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

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NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

6 Mar 2014

Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF), Michelle Bennetts, is presented with an award for the Emerging Leader in the Public Sector category in the 2014 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards.