Global ATS Ltd

Independent Airport, Air Traffic Training and Aviation Consultancy

ICAO and CAA ATC and Airport training, 2D and 3D simulators and support and international consultancy services.

Global ATS Limited is one of the world’s leading independent Airport, Air Traffic Training and Aviation Consultancy organisations.

With customers across 33 countries, we operate various satellite training sites around the world, including two large training centres in the United Kingdom as well as Europe and the Middle East.

Established in the 1990’s as Bailbrook College, later to become Rudloe College, the business was acquired by ASTAC in 2004 and by Global ATS in 2011.

We have enjoyed year on year growth thanks to our ability to adapt to our customers’ unique and varied requirements and our capacity to provide high quality training at realistic and affordable prices.

Our people’s commitment to operate responsibly, apply innovative technologies and deliver excellence in all they do has established Global ATS as a world-leading aviation training and consultancy supplier.

Our services can be delivered at our customer’s site or at our dedicated training facilities and include a comprehensive range of: ICAO and CAA air training control training; Aviation English and Specific English Languages courses; 2D and 3D airport planning, aerodrome and radar simulator design, implementation and support services; Safety Management, Systems and Fire training; and airport operations, compliance, recruitment and auditing consultancy services.

Company Profile

  • ICAO Air Traffic Control Training

    Global ATS provide International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) ATC training to international students sponsored by overseas aviation organisations as well as regular open courses for self-sponsoring students throughout the year.

    Our highly qualified team operate ICAO courses at our training college located in Shoreham, UK, at our satellite sites in Europe and the Middle East and at customer sites across the world.

    All ICAO courses are regularly reviewed to ensure they comply with ICAO regulations and we have all the competencies to meet all statutory ICAO requirements, including ICAO Annex 14 provisions.

    Our ICAO ATC courses include:

    • Aptitude Assessments
    • ATC Basic Induction
    • Aerodrome Control
    • Approach Control Procedural
    • Approach Control Surveillance
    • Area Control Surveillance
    • Area Control Procedural
    • On the Job Training Instructor


  • UK CAA Air Traffic Control Training

    Global ATS offer a full range of CAA approved UK ATC courses in the UK and has the competencies to meet all statutory CAA requirements including CAP 670.

    Our reputation for delivering world class courses to the UK market are second to none and our overall validation rate is the highest in the industry, meaning that self-funded and unit sponsored controllers can be confident in our ability to provide them with the best possible foundation for a career in Air Traffic Control.

    With our CAA UK ATC Training centre situated air side overlooking the airfield at

    Gloucester Airport trainees are surrounded by aircraft and benefit from our close working relationship with the airport which adds additional value to their training experience.

    Our UK CAA ATC courses include:

    • Aptitude Testing
    • Basic Training Course
    • Aerodrome Control
    • Approach Control Procedural
    • Approach Control Surveillance
    • On the Job Training Instructor
    • Assessor & Verifier
    • Examiner & FISO


  • 2D and 3D Simulators, Support and Global Consultancy

    Simulating both tower and radar environments on a daily basis puts us in a great position to be able to offer bespoke simulator solutions in conjunction with a training syllabus. Global ATS exclusively use Micronav simulation software and have a very close relationship with them. 

    Using our extensive experience and knowledge we can build a simulator to both mirror your existing set-up, and include traffic to necessitate positive controlling. We also have the tools and skill set to develop 3D models of aerodromes which can be used for both airport development planning and (with the approval of the regulatory body) for TRUCE training or towards validation hours.

    Our services includes:

    • Aerodrome Simulators
    • Radar Simulators
    • Airport Planning
    • Simulator Consultancy eg. Simulator Auditing (Testing and Process to CAA requirements) amongst others services.

    Global Consultancy
    By drawing on our wealth of experience in a variety of aviation sectors we can offer valid and justified advice, avoiding the need to retain multiple advisory support when implementing major projects. Our consultants are happy to work independently or alongside your existing staff. 

    Our services includes:

    • Auditing
    • Airport Operations
    • Safety Management Systems
    • Recruitment


  • Aviation English Language and Ancillary Training

    Global ATS provide English Language Training to sponsored and self-sponsored international students throughout the year at their UK facilities or at customer sites.

    Our well qualified instructors have many years’ teaching experience in multi-cultural environments. Global’s UK-based college has recently been inspected by the UK’s Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and passed with excellent results.

    Our courses include:

    • Aviation English
    • General English
    • English for Specific Purposes
    • Language Raters Course


    Ancillary Aviation Training
    Global ATS has brought together a team of specialists who have many years of experience in their field. The team has collectively embraced the developments and lessons learned as safety management systems have been implemented throughout the aviation industry.

    Our course programme understands the need for information and instruction at all levels within your organisation. The courses vary from senior management appreciation which can be arranged on a customised basis, to detailed safety management instruction for your staff.

    Our courses include:

    • Introduction to Safety Management
    • Advanced Safety Management Systems
    • Fire Safety
    • ATC Experience Days


Global ATS Ltd
SE35, Gloucestershire Airport
United Kingdom
GL51 6SR
  • +44 (0)1452 715 630