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Excel as an Aviation Dispatcher


Aircraft Dispatch Certificate Program
Aviation Dispatcher students get career-ready through in-class and real-world experience

8 Week Aviation Dispatcher Course

Please note that the Aviation Dispatcher course is not offered at the Houston campus.

The Aviation Dispatcher course is a combination of classroom hands-on instruction and outside assignments. Students will learn the ins and outs of the aviation dispatch industry, including how to read and interpret weather, flight plan (route) aircraft, and more!

Upon successful completion of the course and obtaining the license, a graduate will be eligible for entry-level positions that include Assistant Aviation Dispatcher, Aviation Dispatcher, Crew Scheduler, Flight Follower, and other jobs in the Aviation industry.

The Aviation Dispatcher Course includes:

  • Meteorology
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Communication Emergency Procedures
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Navigation
  • Aircraft Specifics
  • Practical Dispatching
  • FAA Test Preparation

To obtain an Aviation Dispatcher rating (license) students must complete the 8-week course and pass two exams with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The first exam is a computer-based, 80 question, multiple-choice test.  A passing score is 70% or higher.  The second exam is a practical exam administered by an FAA Aircraft Dispatch Examiner.  This exam test the totality of the knowledge obtained in the course.

Get Backed by Over 45 Years of Success

MIAT Established 1969 - Building Technical Careers

Since 1969 MIAT School of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers. After more than 45 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with top employers.

MIAT Programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees, and the school collaborates with these employers to tailor its programs to fit industry needs.

Is a Challenging Career in Aviation Dispatch Right For You? Don’t Delay! Get More Info…

To learn more about Aviation Dispatcher career training and to explore if MIAT is right for you, fill out the form on this page.

Or come see for yourself – Book a Tour and get a feel for what it’s like to be an Aviation Dispatcher and see if MIAT is right for you.

For immediate questions, give us a call at

MIAT College of Technology – Canton, MI: 800-447-1310

Find out more about the opportunities waiting for you in our Aircraft Dispatch program!