Reach for the sky and apply for Air Traffic Service bursaries

2017-12-18 12:54 - Kavitha Pillay
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Cape Town - Ever dreamed of working in the air traffic service industry? Your dreams can come become a reality with bursaries offered by Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Ltd.

ATNS is offering bursaries to students who have no financial means to get into institutions of higher learning. These bursaries will allow students to undergo Air Traffic Management training in order to become Air Traffic Control Officers.

"This is a very technical and challenging career, provided one meets the below-mentioned stringent requirements," says ATNS.

The programme will afford successful candidates the opportunity to study Air Traffic Management at the globally-recognised and technology-advanced ATNS Aviation Training Academy (ATA) in Bonaero Park, near OR Tambo International Airport in Kempton Park.

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According to ATNS, the application process includes ability assessments and a formal interview.

"The following requirement should be met: Matric certificate with a pass in the following subjects - Pure Maths (Level 4/ HG – D or SG C or above); English (Level 4/ HG – D or SG C or above); be a South African citizen with a valid Identity Document and medically fit," says ATNS.

Ideal candidates must also have good communication skills; teamwork and multi-tasking skills; problem solving skills; quick decision making; emotional intelligence; high self-esteem and confidence level; spatial reasoning ability and analytical skills.

Interested applicants mus apply at www.atns.co.za and click on the bursaries link - or click here to apply.

Closing date for applications is 31 December 2017. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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