Understanding Weather

For General Public.

Course content

Atmosphere and its behaviour, wind, pressure, weather patterns, temperature and moisture, clouds and fog, precipitation, stability and instability, air masses, fronts and frontal weather, jet streams, hemispherical general air circulation, thunderstorms, mountain waves, tropical weather (hurricanes), El Nino, La Nina, Arctic Vortex, Radar and satellite imagery interpretation and Global Warming.

The instructional approach to this course goes beyond the explanation of how weather occurs and its consequences, but more importantly why weather occurs in the first place. This course can be an essential tool for:

  • Corporate teams that spend time outdoors in pursuit of comradeship and team unity
  • TV weather presenters
  • Snow removal managers
  • Outdoor construction managers
  • Outdoor enthusiasts

Ask for details 50 hours

Aviation Meteorology

For Aviation Dispatches, Flight Service Specialists, Air Traffic Controllers and Pilots.

Course content

Meteorology

Atmosphere and its behaviour, wind, pressure, temperature and moisture, clouds and fog, precipitation, stability and instability, air masses, fronts and frontal weather, jet streams, general hemispherical air circulation, thunderstorms, turbulence, icing, mountain waves, tropical weather.

Interpretation of Aviation Meteorology (observed and forecast)

METARs, PIREPs, RAREPs, live imagery of weather satellites and weather radars, surface and upper level analysis charts, TAFs, GFAs, SIGMETs, AIRMETs, prognostic low and upper level significant weather charts, prognostic upper level wind charts.

Ask for details 80 hours

To reduce costs and disruptions due to personal commitments of students, the courses can be conducted at your facility of work.