Published date: 29 January 2024


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance for applicants for air traffic services (ATS) personnel licences and ratings, in particular air traffic controller (ATC) licences. 

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 65 Air Traffic Service Personnel Licences and Ratings, Subpart C - Air Traffic Controller Licence.

Change notice

Revision 4 adds a note regarding the online application process, providing a link to an abbreviations and acronyms section in AC65-1, and adding some items on space weather to section 100.20 Hazardous Weather Conditions. It also standardises format and language to be consistent with current AC style and adds a Version History.