How to Find a Job as a Flight Dispatcher

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Before you begin the job search for your new career as a flight dispatcher, there are still certain tasks and skills you must acquire before obtaining a job after graduation. The first thing you should understand is the breakdown of what a flight dispatcher does, and what you need in order to begin your job in the aviation industry.

How Do You Become a Flight Dispatcher?

Before graduating, you will need to first enroll yourself in a school that offers great flight dispatching courses. You must be at least 23 years of age to enroll in a course and apply for the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certification. Reading, writing, and speaking English is a huge importance factor. You must also complete 200 hours of training on specific topics. The final task will be a knowledge test, practical flight planning test, and an oral exam.

However, if you already have your certification you might be wondering what now? Jobs can come from networking opportunities and having an outstanding relationship with your aeronautics school and fellow classmates. LinkedIn is a great place to start looking for jobs, and social media as well can play a big part in helping you reach out to companies and others in the aviation field. Get in contact with fellow classmates and ask for advice. Researching online resources and articles can be an added assistance, as well.

Here at Sheffield School of Aeronautics, all our graduates have access to our job posting board. We provide our graduates with Sheffield login information, and from there you have unlimited access to exclusive flight dispatcher jobs offered to recent graduates of our well-known school.

Our Sheffield School of Aeronautics has a long withstanding relationship with top airlines such, Delta, American Airlines, United, Southwest, and more. This exists today because Sheffield is known for being the best in aircraft dispatching.

Aircraft dispatching jobs and other careers in aviation are easier to find once you have the proper resources and certification. Let us here at Sheffield School of Aeronautics teach you what you need to know in order to become the flight dispatcher you’ve always wanted to be.


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