Established 1948

Real World Training

Sheffield provides real-world training with real-world tools. Sheffield students have their own work station, including microtower computers for flight planning, weather retrieval, and live traffic monitoring! Students do not crowd around conference tables in rooms lacking dispatcher tools.

Career Networking

Sheffield School offers a much greater quantity of graduate and airline testimonials than all other schools combined. Considering the vast number of Sheffield graduates within the workforce and our direct job assistance, graduating from Sheffield typically results in more career opportunities.

Flight Dispatcher Courses from the World’s Oldest & Most Reputable Aircraft Dispatcher School

Established in 1948, Sheffield School of Aeronautics has trained thousands of people from around the world for their FAA Aircraft Dispatcher license.

Sheffield School of Aeronautics 1954 and Today

Quality

Due to the quality of our training, we are contacted frequently to be the sole trainer of various airlines. We have provided training for the largest through the smallest of airlines, which provides us with a wider variety of experience than any other school in the world. This includes training for Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, South African Airways, Federal Aviation Administration, ICAO, Korean Airlines, China Southern Airlines, and numerous Dispatch Control Centers on every continent.

Delta and KLM Airlines

Experience

Our school’s owners, president, examiners, and instructors, have accumulated decades of experience in all aspects of aviation. This experience includes: Aircraft dispatching, Airline Initial, Recurrent, and Transition Training, Airline Transport Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, Aerospace Engineering, Performance Analysis, Meteorologists, etc. This cumulative experience helps facilitate the learning process.

Employment Assistance & FREE Training/Tech Support

We not only train our graduates, but actively assist them in their job search. EACH of our graduates can receive an individual and unique ID and password to enter our employment opportunities section as well as our interactive online refresher training sections. Hiring managers can even access our student/grad résumés online, if desired!

We also answer technical questions from our graduates that may arise during a work shift as well as assist airlines in rewriting of dispatch procedures. This total commitment is the reason that we have consistently been in business for 65 years and why we are universally respected in this industry.

Highest Standards

 FAA Flight Dispatcher CoursesSheffield School of Aeronautics will train you to meet and EXCEED FAA standards. After our students graduate, they are a part of Sheffield for life, not only 5-6 weeks. We believe in providing quality and service to our students, to assist them in their career endeavors, to push them to a limit they may have never been before, and to provide a confidence level to help them sustain their success within the airline industry. Our testimonial pages are overflowing proof that Sheffield is an absolute authority on Airline Dispatcher training. Whether you are a motivated individual with no prior aviation experience, or an individual with an airline seeking the Aircraft Dispatcher certificate, our objective is to provide you with the educational tools, confidence, and problem-solving skills necessary for Operational Control.

Sheffield Welcomes You!

We welcome you to attend (or visit) our school in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and experience the education, housing, student assistance, and school location that are unparalleled. 

Join the team that has the longevity, reputation, and stability to not only help you earn your aircraft dispatcher certificate, but assist you throughout your career. THOUSANDS of students have made the correct decision – so can you. Join the team that airlines prefer to hire (not fire) due to our “above standards” approach to training.

We have trained: individuals with no aviation background, individuals with minimal aviation experience, Private pilots through Airline Transport Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers, Meteorologists, baggage handlers, construction workers, ex-military, active duty military, football coaches, engineers, flight attendants, doctors, dentists, operations personnel from around the world, flight followers, assistant dispatchers, ambulance drivers, actors, insurance salesmen, hundreds of FAA & ICAO-sponsored students, as well as graduates of other schools, etc. Sheffield welcomes everyone who is highly motivated. We respect our students for choosing a training facility that still believes in the hard work required to earn a license.

Feel free to call our school (1-800-843-8289) or request a color catalog along with a full-size color brochure which includes many other job and school details. Or view Online Catalog!

“While the cost of training is a factor which must be considered, the true cost is found in the quality of the product. For this very reason we chose Sheffield. Their experience and commitment to quality in all phases of instruction is unequaled.”
Hank Echols – (fmr) Director Flight Control-July 2000, (fmr) FAA Aviation Safety Inspector

“After detailed research, Delta Air Lines selected Sheffield School as our exclusive teaching facility for initial Aircraft Dispatcher training. Ron Morris and his staff have the experience and expertise to deliver the superior product that Delta demands.”
Frank Shea – (fmr) Director of Flight Operations & Chief Dispatcher Delta Air Lines

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  • Testimonials

    “As a graduate of Sheffield School of Aeronautics I am a firm believer that I received the most thorough and well thought out aircraft dispatcher training available. I owe my position in the industry to Sheffield School of Aeronautics.” BF Sidebar BF
    “If you want to be the best, first you need to be trained by the best!” P. Hill P.Hill – DHL
    “I am so glad they are like this because it made me a better dispatcher and I really appreciate their high standards. I would highly recommend Sheffield to anyone who is willing to study hard and is serious about obtaining a Dispatcher Certificate.” MC MC
    “As a graduate of the aircraft dispatcher program at the Sheffield School of Aeronautics…My training was intense and thorough and furnished me with the requisite skills for performing my current job as a Flight Dispatch Supervisor.” N.S. Sidebar NS
    “Sheffield School of Aeronautics is known worldwide for its quality training and has been recommended to me by our national airline Swiss International Airlines. Whenever I mention the name ‘Sheffield’ it rings a bell in people’s ears.” IW IW
    “Going to Sheffield prepared me for the real world challenges of Aircraft Dispatching. I certainly believe that the method Sheffield used is one not only for success in a real world career, but also one that prepares students to correctly dispatch aircraft.” T.Z. Sidebar TZ
    “My experience at Sheffield and my exposure to other aircraft dispatchers that did not go to Sheffield has resulted in an awareness of the superior depth and quality of the training provided by the Sheffield instructors.” CD Sidebar CD
    “Eric Morris is one of the most if not the most knowledgeable and experienced authorities on Aircraft Dispatching in the United States. He strives constantly to make the industry better.” DH sidebar DH
    “Their reputation of excellence amongst the industry is second to none. Sheffield School of Aeronautics should be seen as the standard of how it can be done and how it should be done. I was hired at a major airline with no dispatch experience.” A.Z. Sidebar AZ
    “I entered my profession, with more knowledge and information than dispatchers who have been practicing their craft for more than ten years. Not only has Sheffield provided a top notch education, but they have also instilled in me the confidence to succeed.” A.Z. Sidebar AZ
    “These men represented the highest caliber of professionalism and integrity. The education I received from these gentleman has afforded me to be gainfully employed while having the opportunity to use the education received, all over this country, and more than a few others.” WG sidebar wg
    “After receiving my certificate, I joined a class of 4 experienced dispatchers for Part 121 initial training. Without experience, my preparation at Sheffield enabled me to become active at the same time after the initial training.” PR PR
    “Sheffield School of Aeronautics is a highly recognized and respected organization throughout the airline industry. They only produce the highest quality of graduate…” P.W. Sidebar PW
    “While touring my company’s dispatch department before I had my license our OCC manager pointed out that 7 of the 10 dispatchers on shift had come from Sheffield. The overall consensus was that Sheffield grads were able to hit the ground running as they were better prepared.” K.O. Sidebar K.O.
    “I am a month into my new job at a airline coming out of reorganization, and am helping the training department by referencing the excellent and up to date course book provided to all Sheffield grads.” RW RW
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