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ATNS offers once in-a-lifetime opportunity

Written by Nthambeleni Gabara
The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) is offering bursaries to students who want to pursue careers in air traffic management.

Percy Morokane of ATNS said successful candidates would be granted a oncein- a-lifetime opportunity to become air traffic control officers, assistant air traffic control officers and aeronautical information management officers.

He said the programme provides each bursar with an opportunity to study at the Aviation Training Academy in Bonaero Park, Ekurhuleni.

Requirements for prospective students:
  • Matric certificate with a pass in the following subjects: Pure Maths (Level 4 / HG – D or SG - C or above) and English (Level 4 / HG – D or SG - C or above).
  • South African citizen with a valid identity document.
  • Candidate must be medically fit.
Skills and competencies:
  • Good communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Teamwork and multi-tasking skills.
  • Quick decision making skills.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Spatial reasoning ability to include visualisation of future situations.
  • High self-esteem and confidence level.
Interested applicants must apply on-line at: www.atns.co.za or fax their applications to 011 607 1508/ 1548/ 1531 before 31 August 2015.