Traffic Controller


Manages the safe and orderly flow of aircraft into, out of and between airports in Australia. They also work with overseas regions adjoining Australian airspace.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain radio contact with pilots to keep aircraft separated in ‘corridors’ of controlled airspace, on air routes and near major airports
  • Use radar to monitor and control aircraft movements
  • Ensure aircraft operate only on prearranged routes and at approved altitudes
  • Provide information and assistance to pilots and emergency services during in-flight emergencies
  • Provide pre-flight briefings and aeronautical services


Education Pathways: AVI50115 Diploma of Aviation (Air Traffic Control)