Welcome to 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.
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.
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.
Sheffield 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