Training Checklists

  1. Go through all information in the setting general tab
  2. Proper Arrival and Departure feilds in settings/general/airspace
  3. Proper selections under the view tab and diagrams tab
  4. Student understands how to use all the panels and how to access them. Weather, Arrivals/Departures, ETC
  5. Student understand how to text and use voice operations on VRC
  6. Student understands how to use the alias file for text communication
  7. Student understands the maximum radar distance for each posistion
  8. Student understands and has been instructed on the proper use of flight strips
  9. Student reads and understands information provided on GND data tags
Delivery
  1. National Airspace System Classes of Airspace
  2. National Airspace System Special Use Airspace
  3. Airways and Route Systems
  4. NAVAIDs and Fixes
  5. VFR/SVFR Weather Minimums
  6. Flight Rules (VFR, SVFR, DVFR, IFR)
  7. METAR Decoding
  8. TAF Decoding
  9. Phonetic Alphabet
  10. Aircraft Identification
  11. Altitude and Flight Levels
  12. VATSIM CoC Policies regarding Emergencies and Air Force One
  13. Emergency Squawk Codes
  14. Accessing and Amending Flight Plan Data
  15. Preferred Routing Paths
  16. Reading and understanding SIDs
  17. Squawk Code Assignments
  18. Cruise Altitude Selection
  19. Climb Via SID Understanding
  20. VFR Clearances outside Class Bravo
  21. VFR Clearances inside Class Bravo
  22. IFR Clearance Issuance (CRAFT)
  23. Full Route Clearances
  24. Climb Via SID Understanding
  25. Scratch Pad Entries if neccessary
  26. Listening to Readbacks and proceeding as neccessary
Ground
  1. Movement vs Non-Movement Areas
  2. Areas of Responsibility
  3. Finding an Aircraft utilizing "say position"
  4. Taxi Instructions without hold short instructions
  5. Taxi Instructions including Hold Short Instructions
  6. Taxi Instructions for Intersection Departures
  7. Altimeter Issuance When Appropriate
  8. Progressive Taxi Instructions
  9. Helicopter Taxi Operations - Surface Taxi
  10. Helicopter Taxi Operations - Hover Taxi
  11. Helicopter Taxi Operations - Air Taxi
  12. Coordination with Local Control
Prerequisites:
  1. Must have an S1 Rating or higher
  2. Must display all competencies of a Clearance Delivery and Ground controller defined in GRP
  3. Must be able to handle the increased traffic load
  4. Must pass the DEN Major Ground Exam on VATUSA
Requirements:
  1. Must know the runway configurations
  2. Must know the control area of Ground
  3. Must know where the cargo and GA ramps are located
  4. Must understand the airport layout
  5. Must understand the concept of Directional Departures
  6. Must know how the ramp works
  7. Must know the initial altitudes and when to use Climb via SID
  1. Local Airspace Area of Responsibility
  2. Selection of Runways
  3. Recording an ATIS
  4. Wake Turbulence Application
  5. L.U.A.W Procedures and Restrictions
  6. Call for departure releases
  7. Departure Procedures
  8. VFR Departure Procedures
  9. Arrival Procedures
  10. Communications Transfer
  11. VFR Traffic Patterns
  12. Missed Approach / Go Around Procedures
  13. Spacing and Sequencing of Aircraft
  14. Traffic/Safety Advisories
  15. Runway Visual Range
  16. Helicopter Operations (Arrival and Departure from Ramp)
Prerequisites:
  1. Must have an S2 Rating or higher
  2. Must display all competencies of a Tower controller defined in GRP
  3. Must be DEN Major Ground certified
  4. Must be able to handle the increased traffic load
  5. Must pass the DEN Major Tower Exam on VATUSA
Requirements:
  1. Must know all information associated with DEN Major Ground
  2. Must know the control area of Tower
  3. Must understand the missed approach/go around procedures
  4. Must know the airspace tower owns
  5. Must understand what to send to departure for a rolling call
  6. Must know the headings for NON-RNAV departures
  1. Radar Modes and Radar Position Responsibilities
  2. Radar Separation Requirements
  3. Separation of Formation Flights (Standard and Non-Standard)
  4. Approach Separation Requirements
  5. Wake Turbulence Application
  6. Visual Separation
  7. Merging Target Procedure Understanding
  8. Traffic Calls and Safety Alerts
  9. Radar Identification Utilizing Primary Methods
  10. Radar Identification Utilizing Secondary Methods
  11. Cancellation of Radar Services
  12. SIDs (Radar Vectored, Hybrid and Pilot-Nav)
  13. STARs (Non-RNAV and RNAV)
  14. Reading Instrument Approach Plates
  15. Efficient Vectors
  16. RNAV vs Non-RNAV Vectoring
  17. PTACs (ILS, GPS/RNAV, VOR/TACAN, NBD, LOC, Visual)ILS Approach Clearance
  18. Circling Approach Procedures
  19. Climb out Instructions
  20. Uncontrolled Field Procedures
  21. VFR Flight Following
  22. Pop UP IFR
  23. VFR Arrivals at Class C/D Fields
  24. VFR Class Charlie Departure Procedures
  25. VFR Class C/B Transitions
  26. VFR-on-Top (v. VFR and IFR)
  27. Pop UP IFR
  28. Radar Handoff
  29. Holding Instructions
  30. Clearances from Holdings
  31. Speed Restrictions Utilizing Mach Number, Indicated Air Speed
  32. Procedures to Join Airways
Prerequisites:
  1. Must have an S3 Rating or higher
  2. Must display all competencies of a TMU controller defined in GRP
  3. Must be DEN Major Tower certified
  4. Must be able to handle the increased traffic load
  5. Must pass the D01 Major Approach Exam on VATUSA
Requirements:
  1. Must know all information associated with DEN Major Tower
  2. Must know where to find the available positions
  3. Must know the airspace each position controls
  4. Must understand how the flow dependent arrivals into the D01 operate
  5. Must understand satellite operations
  6. Must understand how departures out of the D01 work
  7. Must know the top of the airspace and the top of the DEN Bravo
  8. Must understand the different types of operations we can run at DEN (trips, duals, widely spaced)
  9. Must comply with all MVA's
  10. Must understand why 11,000 is the bottom of some arrivals
  11. Must know the initial altitudes of all fields in the D01
  12. Must know who the appropriate person to hand off to is
Prerequisites:
  1. Must have an S3 Rating or higher
  2. Must be D01 Major Approach certified
  3. Must display all competencies of an Enroute controller defined in GRP
  4. Must be able to handle the increased traffic load
Requirements:
  1. Must know all information associated with D01 Major Approach
  2. Must know where to find all center splits and available positions to work
  3. Must be familiar with all LOA's
  4. Must be familiar with all TRACON airspace limits
  5. Must know about COS, ASE, and EGE procedures
  6. Must understand RVSM and altitude separation requirements
  7. Must be able to coordinate with other surrounding centers effectively
  8. Must be comfortable with descent instructions
  9. Must comply with all MVA, MEA, MIA, and other restrictions