NOTE: Prior editions included a software disk.
This Third Edition provides a
download code for the software.
This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is
a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers,
including the test preparation for the initial Air Traffic Control exams. Also
included in this book are instructions on how to access the ATC Career Prep
Software Suite (compatible with Windows operating systems ONLY) so you can
become familiar with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam.
Air traffic controllers can earn high salaries and get good benefits--they
are in big demand as much of the current workforce prepares to retire. Industry
reports claim that as many as 11,800 NEW air traffic controllers will be needed
over the next ten years.
Patrick Mattson's Air Traffic Control Career Prep introduces
you to the aviation industry, the FAA's role, and what to expect as you pursue
this career, with general information on opportunities, working conditions and
benefits, and training and qualification requirements. This "ATC Career Prep"
will be beneficial to propective ATC candidates who want to improve their
chances of earning a high score on the ATC entrance exam.
The ATC pre-employment and aptitude test known as the "AT-SAT" is covered
here--the subjects and the time allowed, and with ample practice sets to study.
Sample questions, answers, and explanations for each of the subjects are
provided, including analogies, scan ability, angles and applied math, dial
reading, and ATC scenarios. The practice tests, software suite, and information
in this book will serve you well as you start on the exciting career path to
becoming an air traffic controller.
Second Edition (ATC-2) - If you have the second edition of the
Air Traffic Control Career Prep, your book came with the Air Traffic Control
Career Software Suite on a disk. After you install from the disk, you can
download, open, and run this Update which
will provide you with the same version of the software currently available in
the new edition.
Third Edition (ATC-3) - The Air Traffic Control Career Prep
Software Suite for the Third Edition of this book can be downloaded by clicking
the Continue button below and using the password found on the Table of Contents
page in the Air Traffic Control Career Prep book. This software download helps
readers become familiar with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam. The
software includes AT-SAT test simulation exercises, as well as sample questions
and answers to help readers grasp the topics covered, including:
- Scan abilities
- Applied math
- Dial reading
- ATC scenarios
- Letter Factory
For Software Suite download – This is Windows only
software. Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 are supported. 19 MB
available hard drive space required.
Softcover, 224 pages.