School Tour

Introduction

Sheffield School’s main campus consists of over 3,300 square feet of office and classroom space located in Plantation, Florida, which is adjacent to Fort Lauderdale. Located within walking distance (5-15 minutes) of many student housing options, whether it is Sheffield-provided housing or a neighborhood BnB, Sheffield’s centrally located training facility offers students easy access to shopping centers, malls, libraries, restaurants, and Fort Lauderdale’s famous beaches.

Visit this link for many details and links to the Greater Ft. Lauderdale area. (you can try http://www.greatlocations.com if the specific link changes.)

Broward County: http://www.broward.org/.

A general view of the lovely city of Plantation. Once you arrive, we’ll provide you with maps and flyers which will help you find your way around the area. If you’d like more information, feel free to browse the City of Plantation web site.

Classroom

A Comfortable Learning Environment

aviation classroomSheffield’s primary classroom, equipped with modern teaching aids, offer students a comfortable environment in which to learn.

Five weeks (or less) of intense, comprehensive training at Sheffield School will prepare these students for one of the most challenging, rewarding, and high paying careers in the airline industry – The Aircraft Dispatcher.

 

Computer Flight Planning access

A High-Tech, Fully Computerized Facility

With your mobile device you will have access to flight planning systems and ASD (Aircraft Situation display) which are demonstrated later in the course following the required and productive manual flight planning.

Pictured here is a view from the front of the large classroom. With multiple WI-FI networks, every student can check their e-mail and browse the web using our new high-speed T1 Internet access, utilize their own word processor for résumés, cover letters, personal letters, etc. 

Classroom front view

Classroom front view

Main Classroom view

Main Classroom view

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAA-Authorized PSI Testing

Sheffield is an FAA-Authorized PSI (previously CATS) Testing Facility

As a student at Sheffield School, you can take your FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge (ADX) Test on our “PSI” Computerized Testing System. The testing room is adjacent to the main classroom so there is no need to go off campus or walk to another section of the building. Your results are available immediately. Sheffield provides this service to its students at no additional cost. 

PSI workstations at Sheffield

PSI workstations at Sheffield

Graduation Day

Class graduation photo

Our graduating Sept. 2013 5-week Class!

One of our past Sheffield School graduating class after receiving their School diploma and certificate! Sheffield Graduates are considered the most highly qualified, most highly trained, and most likely to succeed in the industry after graduation….no wonder they’re smiling!

Environment

An Unmatched Environment

Sheffield School environmentStudents can enjoy South Florida’s warmth and sunshine during break time and lunch. Situated in a relaxing combination of water falls and lush tropical vegetation, benches and picnic tables offer a welcome retreat right outside Sheffield’s classrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Testimonials

    “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
    “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
    “If you want to be the best, first you need to be trained by the best!” P. Hill P.Hill – DHL
    “I wanted to tell you I got the job offer from Expressjet, and start next month! I think a couple others from class were hired as well. It just shows the Sheffield reputation when I see graduates from other schools complaining that they can’t get an interview – I wasn’t even back home to Minneapolis […] Dan Gustafson
    “Being that half my new hire class dropped out over the course of training, I can confidently say that Sheffield helped to prepare me for the real world.” GT – abridged testimonial – school selection matters
    “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 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
    Good afternoon Eric, I wanted to reach out to let you know that training at (airline) is in full swing and I couldn’t be happier that I chose Sheffield. My classmates, while very smart, definitely had subpar training and that has been very evident. I have waited to write a full scale review of the […] Attending Sheffield School benefits airline new hires in preparation for airline training
    “This was an amazing class! Always interesting! It was like drinking from a fire hose, but I have never enjoyed a course more than this one. Thank you for a great 5 weeks & EWINS!” R.S. R.S. Testimonial – 5-weeks & EWINS
    “now that I’ve been in an indoctrination class with students from other schools, I know I made the right choice with Sheffield.”   Kindest regards,  A.R.  All schools are created equal?! yeah…sure ;)
    “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 – Student Testimonial
    “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
    “This school came highly recommended by multiple past students and EVEN OTHERS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS. Reputation is fantastic from multiple companies that I have worked for.” A. – September 2020
    “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
    “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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