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Providers of the preparatory academic year for all specialties in the Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation (SACA). It also sets the organizational plans, carries out and follows up all training programs, and receives new students. Moreover, the center trains and qualifies students both linguistically and technically.

Vision

Aspiring to have an active role in achieving international standards in the Academy by providing high quality training courses that are competitive both regionally and internationally

Mission

Preparing competent and qualified staff in an academic and educational environment that meets and surpasses international standards.


 Goals

    • Preparing all organizational plans for the various training programs, successful completion of the courses ensuring their verification through continuous follow-up.
    • Providing a convenient educational environment for students via the Academy's educational system and its content.
    • Supplying students with basic sciences such as physics, chemistry and mathematics according to their specializations. 
    • Ensuring students' English languages proficiency to prepare them for their specializations and careers.
    • Ensuring that English languages tests for pilots and ATCOs (SAELPT) are carried out professionally according to ICAO regulations and are high quality.
    • Ensuring that courses given to air traffic controllers and pilots are relevant and results driven.
    • Ensuring continuous development of curriculum and co-ordination with all concerned department.
    • Ensuring assessment of teaching methodologies via instructor training in methodology and teaching technologies.
    • Providing high quality competitive courses that helps the academy in being financially independent. 

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BASIC TRAINING COURSES

 

One Year English Course Language

COURSE NAME: English

DATE & DURATION: One Year

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this one-year five level intensive program, students will have studied to Upper Intermediate level (B2). They will be able to write for a range of purposes, and speak confidentially in a wide range of situations. Their reading and listening comprehension skills will also have been well-developed due to the wide variety of authentic text recordings featuring many different accents.  

 

Foundation Courses for AOS

COURSE NAME: Foundation Courses for AOS

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • Perform all the basic mathematics of operations required in their special training subject of communication operations.
    • Use and perform all operations in SI Units (International System of Measurement), students will know the relationship between the metric system and the English system of measurement.
    • Understand and use a 24-hr clock and be able to read and design various timetables for arrivals and departures.
    • Calculating time, distance, and speed of motion of one or more objects.
    • Find the distance between two cities by their longitude.
    • Locate a city when its longitude/latitude is given, and similarly, the distance between the two cities when their longitudes are given.
    • Calculate the height of an airplane or diagonal distance from the airport, by means of trigonometry rules.
    • Find the direction or bearing and back-bearing of a ship or an airplane or any moving object.                                              
    • Understand the significance of statistics in their future working life.
    • Collect, organize, and represent data, and also recognize and describe relationships.
    • Identify an appropriate technique for a given set of variables and data.
    • Understand and use the basic measure of central tendency and variability.
    • Create, read, and interpret graphs (charts, histograms, and diagrams).
    • Interpret results and writing a relevant report.
    • Import data into Excel software.
    • Use Excel software statistical features (creating functions, formulas, tables, and graphs).
    • Effective understanding of the chemical and physical nature of fire and factors involved in the process of combustion.        
    • Operation airports and safety aviation training including Hazmat education.
    • Understand all forms of matter, using concepts, principles and skills in chemistry.
    • Perform basic PC functions.
    • Understand fundamental AOS terminology.

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Foundation Courses for MAS

COURSE NAME: Foundation Courses for MAS

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • Perform all the basic Mathematical Operations required in their specialist training area.
    • Use and perform all operations in SI units (International System of Measurement). .
    • They should know the relationship between the Metric system and the English system of measurement.
    • Identify the types of angles, properties of angles, parallel lines, introduction to triangles and trigonometry.
    • Being able to calculate sides and angles of any given triangle.
    • Students should be able to deal with complex numbers and perform some specific operations using operator.
    • Using the concept of vectors for expressing physical quantities by specifying the magnitude and the direction of any moving object.
    • Illustrate and understand algebraic equations by plotting the points of X and Y and drawing the equation curve through the points.                       
    • Acquire a working knowledge of basic electronics and electrics.
    • Explain the principles of basic electrics.
    • Use basic electronic and electric information to gain advanced knowledge in maintenance.
    • Solve basic problems in Applied Physics by using logical processes.
    • Perform basic PC functions.
    • Understand fundamental electronics terminology.

 

Foundation Courses for ATC

COURSE NAME: Foundation Courses for ATC

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • State the mutual units of measurement used in ATC.
    • Perform simple mathematical operations - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.
    • Understand some of the ATC operations requiring mathematical knowledge.
    • Accomplish many of the mental arithmetic calculations required for ATC.
    • Recognize the value of the relationships between pressure and the atmosphere, and the relevance to ATC.
    • Understand the effect of water in the atmosphere.
    • Explain how an aircraft flies.
    • State some physical factors affecting aircraft flight.

Foundation Courses for FRS

COURSE NAME: Foundation Courses for FRS

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • Accomplish all basic Mathematical Operations essential in their special training area.
    • Implement all operations in Unit Conversion and Conversion Factors.
    • Recognize the measurement of burn area rules and the perimeter of burn.
    • Find the volume of capacity, volume of water in hose and friction loss in fire hose.
    • Able to calculate engine pump pressures.
    • Capable of measuring and estimating flame length and height.
    • Able to use the protractor and calculate slopes.
    • Distinguish between chain, pace and walking Chain measurement units.
    • Understand all forms of matter using concept principles and skills in chemistry.
    • Fire and rescue training including Hazmat education.
    • Perform basic PC functions.
    • Understand fundamental firefighting terminology.

Foundation Courses for Aviation Security

COURSE NAME: Foundation Courses for AVI.SEC

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • Perform all basic Mathematic Operations required in their special training subject of "Communication Operations".
    • Use and perform all operations in SI Units (International System of Measurement). They will know the relationship between the Metric system and the English System of Measurement.
    • Understand and use A 24-hr clock and be able to read and design various timetables for arrivals and departures.
    • Calculating, time, distance, and speed of the motion of one or two objects.
    • Find the distance between two cities from their longitude.
    • Locate a city when its longitude/latitude is given, and similarly the distance between the two cities when their longitudes are given.
    • Calculate the height of an airplane or diagonal distance from the airport, by means of trigonometry.
    • Find the direction or bearing and back-bearing of a ship or an airplane or any moving object.                                                                 
    • Understand the significance of statistics in their future working life.
    • Collect, organize, and represent data, and recognize and describe relationships.
    • Identify an appropriate technique for a given set of variables and data.
    • Understand and use the basic measure of central tendency and variability.
    • Create, read, and interpret graphs (charts, histograms, and diagrams.
    • Interpret the results and write a relevant report.
    • Import data into Excel software sheet.
    • Use Excel software statistical features ( creating functions, formulas, tables, and graphs)
    • Effective understanding of the chemical and physical nature of fire and factors involved in the process of combustion.                              
    • Operation airports and safety aviation training including Hazmat education.
    • Understand all forms of matter, using the concepts, principles and skills in chemistry.
    • Perform basic PC functions.
    • Understand the fundamental Aviation Security terminology.

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SHORT COURSES

 

COURSE NO.1

COURSE NAME: Flight Statistics

DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.

LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: To provide a basis for a clear statistical understanding of the principles of traffic and capacity statistics (passengers, freight and mail) carried by both international and domestic scheduled airlines as well as non-scheduled operators. Furthermore, providing a basic statistical perceptive for processing financial data for scheduled airlines. By the end of this course, students should be able to:

    • Understand the significance of statistics in their future working life.
    • Collect, organize, and represent data, also recognize and describe relationships.
    • Identify an appropriate technique for a given set of variables and data.
    • Understand and use the basic measure of central tendency and variability.
    • Create, read, and interpret graphs (charts, histograms, and diagrams).
    • Interpret the results and write a relevant report.
    • Import data into Excel software sheet.
    • Use Excel software statistical features (creating functions, formulas, tables, and graphs).
 
COURSE NO.2
COURSE NAME: Flight Scheduling
DATE & DURATION: 25 Days / 150 Hrs.
LOCATION: SAUDI ACADEMY OF CIVIL AVIATION.
COURSE OBJECTIVE: By the end of this course, trainees should be able to:
    • Understand the definition as well as the use of the ADOB system.
    • Recognize the relationship between FIDS and ADOB.
    • Understand the importance of the FIDS
    • Link flight schedules to the display system.
    • Create, read, and interpret graphs (charts, histograms, and diagrams) using AODB.
    • Interpret the results and write a relevant report.
    • Identify World IATA and ICAO Airline and Airport codes.
    • Identify the difference between seasonal and daily schedules.