Course Calendar

(Downloads:  2018 Calendar)

April
16th

Aircraft Dispatcher 5-week Course April 2018

April 16 – May 18, 2018
Our program is FAA approved for 200 hours. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Computer labs are usually scheduled after 5:00 pm. The duration of the course is 5 weeks. The FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test is usually administered during the first half of the course and the FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful […]

April
30th

Aircraft Dispatcher 3-week Course April 2018

April 30 – May 18, 2018
Our program is FAA approved. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The duration of the course is 3 weeks. Passing the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test and Phase I (online training) are prerequisites. The FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful completion of the residency (in-classroom) portion of the course.
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May
2nd

Aircraft Dispatcher 2-week Course May 2018

May 2 – May 15, 2018
Our program is FAA approved. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Computer labs are usually scheduled after 5:00 pm. The duration of the course is 2 weeks (10 weekdays of training). Passing the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test and Phase I (online training) are prerequisites. The FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful completion of the […]

May
9th

Aircraft Dispatcher 1-week Course May 2018

May 9 – May 15, 2018
Our program is FAA approved. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The duration of the course is 1 week (5 weekdays). Passing the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test and Phase I (online training) are prerequisites. The FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful completion of the residency (in-classroom) portion of the […]

May
21st

AIFP – May 2018

May 21-22, 2018
Our 2 day Advanced International Flight Planning (AIFP) course immediately follows the Aircraft Dispatcher Course, providing valuable information for those individuals who may become dispatchers for an airline conducting international operations.
Sheffield School of Aeronautics was the first school to conduct a formal international flight planning course.
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May
23rd

Extended Operations (ETOPS) – May 2018

May 23, 2018
ETOPS training originated when the FAA decided to grant permission for the airlines to operate twin-engine aircraft, such as the B-757’s, Airbus, etc. over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, or desolate areas. The operation originally applied to two-engine airplanes flying more than 60 minutes from the nearest adequate airport, but now includes three- or four-engine airplanes […]

May
24th

EWINS Qualification Dispatcher Weather Training – May 2018

May 24-25, 2018
Sheffield is offering a 2-day Advanced Weather Forecasting/EWINS (Enhanced Weather Information Systems) training course. Our course is an EWINS-qualification program, not a 5-35 minute lecture on the theory and concept of EWINS – it is application. After completing the course and receiving a certificate, the individual will not only be more astute at weather analysis, but […]

July
2nd

Aircraft Dispatcher 5-week Course July 2018

July 2 – August 3, 2018
Our program is FAA approved for 200 hours. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Computer labs are usually scheduled after 5:00 pm. The duration of the course is 5 weeks. The FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test is usually administered during the first half of the course and the FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful […]

July
16th

Aircraft Dispatcher 3-week Course July 2018

July 16 – August 3, 2018
Our program is FAA approved. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The duration of the course is 3 weeks. Passing the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test and Phase I (online training) are prerequisites. The FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful completion of the residency (in-classroom) portion of the course.
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July
18th

Aircraft Dispatcher 2-week Course July 2018

July 18 – July 31, 2018
Our program is FAA approved. Classes are held from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Computer labs are usually scheduled after 5:00 pm. The duration of the course is 2 weeks (10 weekdays of training). Passing the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Test and Phase I (online training) are prerequisites. The FAA Practical Exam is administered following successful completion of the […]

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    “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
    “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
    “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
    “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
    “I am a graduate of the Sheffield’s Dispatcher Program. I have been a Captain-Part 121 Airline, Certified Flight/Grnd Instructor, and FAA Designated Check Airman and Sim Instructor (Part 121). From my experience I would rate Sheffield School as outstanding in their field.” PT PT
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    “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.
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