TFASA | Test Flying Academy of South Africa
TFASA | Test Flying Academy of South Africa


At TFASA, an Approved Training Organisation (ATO), we are proud to offer a range of comprehensive Air Traffic Services courses designed to elevate your skills and propel your career in the aviation industry.

In collaboration with DFS Aviation Services Germany (DAS), our courses cover a diverse array of vital areas, ensuring you gain the knowledge and expertise needed to excel.


  • Assessor Initial/Refresher (Designated Examiner)
    Become a certified assessor equipped to evaluate and assess air traffic controllers. Learn the skills necessary to ensure safety, efficiency, and compliance with industry standards. Our course, provided in cooperation with DAS, covers assessment techniques, regulatory compliance, effective feedback, and comprehensive reporting.
  • OJTI Initial/Refresher Course (On-the-Job Training Instructor)
    Develop the skills to become an exceptional On-The-Job Training Instructor. Gain the expertise needed to train and mentor aspiring air traffic controllers, shaping the next generation of professionals. Our DAS collaborative course focuses on instructional techniques, practical simulations, mentoring strategies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Safety Management Systems
    Master the principles of Safety Management Systems (SMS) within air traffic services. Learn to identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks, ensuring the highest levels of safety in aviation operations. Our joint course with DAS covers SMS frameworks, hazard identification, risk assessment, incident reporting, and safety culture development.
  • Train-The-Trainer
    Become a highly effective trainer with our Train-The-Trainer program. Acquire the skills and methodologies to design and deliver engaging and impactful training sessions in partnership with DAS. Our course covers adult learning principles, instructional design, training delivery techniques, evaluation methods and facilitation skills.

At TFASA, our industry experts, together with the team from DAS, will guide you through these courses, sharing their knowledge and experiences to help you succeed. With our recognized certifications, you will gain a competitive edge and open doors to new opportunities in the dynamic world of air traffic services.

Stay tuned for more exciting courses to come, as we are continuously developing and expanding our offerings to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Take the next step in your aviation career. Join TFASA's Air Traffic Services Courses, crafted in partnership with DFS Aviation Services, and embark on a journey of growth and excellence. Enrol today and soar to new heights!