Controller practical test

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General

In order to pass your CPT, you need to prove your familiarity with the procedures at Vienna airport, and that you can handle normal operations safely. Your Mentor and an examiner - respectivly two examiner, if the mentor is not available - will monitor your activities and judge upon your skills. If heavy traffic persists, the examiner may open lower stations. Exams will be taken at daily regular traffic.


Formal requirements

  1. Completed briefing on the test station
  2. CPT requested and approved by mentor
  3. All knowlege of the previous levels is required
  4. Mental and pysical fitness on test day
  5. Time schedule with mentor and TD
  6. Arrangement made by trainee for "standby positon"

Formal procedure

  1. Pre-briefing with checkers on teamspeak 30 minutes prior to test
  2. Man the testing station
  3. Announcement of test start
  4. Accomplishing the test within 90 minutes or less
  5. Announcment of test end
  6. Checker's decision finding
  7. Feedback to trainee
  • Please note, in case of unforseen events or major faults, checkers may abort the CPT session.

Examination contents

Student 2
  1. Runway configuration
  2. Runway separation
  3. Separation on ground
  4. LVP
  5. VFR and IFR phraseology
  6. Emergency and lost comm procedures
  7. Situation awareness and priority sequence
  8. METAR / TAF
  9. ATIS
  10. Influance of the QNH for the transition altitude and transition level
  11. Traffic and weather information
  12. Missed approach and go arround procedures
  13. Coordination with other ATC stations

Student 3
  1. Flight rule changes
  2. SID / STAR cancellation
  3. Situation awareness and priority sequence
  4. Seperation
  5. Sequencing
  6. LVP
  7. Emergency and lost comm procedures
  8. Holding management
  9. Speedlimits
  10. Traffic and weather information
  11. LoA
  12. Type of approaches
  13. Coordination with other ATC stations
  14. Missed approach and go arround procedures
  • And examination contents for Student 2.

Controller 1
  1. Situation awareness and priority sequence
  2. Coordination with other ATC stations
  3. Seperation
  4. Traffic and weather information
  • And examination contents for Student 2 and Student 3

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