Jet Orientation Course (JOC) for professional pilots

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A pilot intends to attend a type rating course, but has no previous experience in modern glass cockpits of jet airplanes.




Oral and written English skills according to ICAO Level 4 (min.)


Valid CPL with ATPL credit or valid ATPL
Valid multi-engine IFR rating
Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate
Limited or no experience on jet aircraft types

Course overview


3 days

Course structure

Classroom instruction + APT/PTM: 1 day (8 hrs.)
Practical training on FBS: 1-2 days (2 sessions.)

Course Description 

  • The Jet Orientation Course (JOC) enables inexperienced trainees to successfully complete a type rating course 
  • The overall philosophy associated with the human-machine interface in highly advanced flight decks is introduced
  • Main focus of the course is to make the trainee familiar with the basic features modern JET aircraft
  • Differences in handling, jet engine, high altitude flying, stall recovery, diff. display formats - proper scanning technique - Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System  or ECAM Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitoring philosophy - proper teamwork when dealing with problems; the different message and warning levels, FMS training
  • One full day of classroom and APT/PTM training (8 hrs.)
  • One or two days of practical training in a fix-based simulator (2 x 4 hrs.)
  • FFS B737CL will be used, unless there is a specific requirement for A320 or B737NG


  • Multicultural training and individual approach

    • worldwide-experienced pilots – instructors
      • regular participation at the international conferences, experience exchange
      • practical experience with trainings of multicultural crews
  • Training may be tailored to your airline SOPs
  • CATC base inside Prague Airport area
  • More than 90 years of experience in air crews´ training
  • Training devices maintenance support (24/7)
  • Coverage of international quality standards and regulations
  • Possibility to provide accommodation for our customers in the vicinity of CATC

CATC JOC course can be enriched with an additional training:

  • Type rating preparation
  • Scenario based training: an additional practical training lesson of four hours will be scheduled

Closest dates (3 days MCC, 1 day JOC):

19 - 22 September 2017 (theory), 23 Sep - 2 Oct (simulators)

21 - 24 November 2017 (theory), 25 Nov - 4 Dec (simulators)

Valid JOC course prices
Simulator typePrice in EUR
B737 NG FTD1390
B737 CL FFS1190
A320 FFS1390





Valid MCC/JOC course prices
Simulator typePrice in EUR
B737 NG FTD4490
B737 CL FFS3790
A320 FFS4490





Discount of 400 € per pair of pilots can be applied only in case that two pilots fulfilling all entry criteria are willing to attend the MCC/JOC course together (as a pair).
In such case, the course price (including application of this discount) shall be applied to this pair of pilots as a whole.

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