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Ratings

Your career in the IVAO network evolves as your connection times and exams. Here is the list of ATC and Pilot ratings and the corresponding qualifying conditions.

ATC ratings

RatingTitleIDQualifying conditions


ATC ApplicantAS1
  • Rating assigned when registering to IVAO. No qualifying conditions


ATC Trainee AS2
  • Own the AS1 rating
  • Have completed at least 10 hours1 of online ATC activity2


Advanced ATC Trainee AS3
  • Own the AS2 rating
  • Have completed at least 25 hours1 of online ATC activity
  • Pass the IvAc theoretical test3 (in English)


Aerodrome Controller ADC
  • Own the AS3 rating
  • Have completed at least 50 hours1 of online ATC activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical ADC exam


Approach Controller APC
  • Own the ADC rating
  • Have completed at least 100 hours1 of online ATC activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical APC exam


Center Controller ACC
  • Own the APC rating
  • Have completed at least 200 hours1 of online ATC activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical ACC exam


Senior Controller SEC
  • Own the ACC rating for at least one year
  • Own the SPP pilot rating
  • Have completed at least 1000 hours1 of online ATC activity
  • Never have been suspend during the year preceding the request
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the two parts of the practical SEC exam4


Senior ATC Instructor SAISpecial rating issued by the Training Director (IVAO-TD) and the Training Assistant Director (IVAO-TAD) experienced HQ instructors and examiners of the Training HQ department


Chief ATC Instructor CAI

Honorary rating issued to past and present IVAO-TD and IVAO-TAD

Pilot ratings

Rating TitleIDQualifying conditions


Basic Flight StudentFS1
  • Rating assigned when registering to IVAO. No qualifying conditions


Flight StudentFS2
  • Own the FS1 rating
  • Have completed at least 10 hours of online flight activity2


Advanced Flight StudentFS3
  • Own the FS2 rating
  • Have completed at least 25 hours of online flight activity
  • Pass the IvAp theoretical test3 (in English)


Private Pilot PP
  • Own the FS3 rating
  • Have completed at least 50 hours of online flight activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical PP exam


Senior Private PilotSPP
  • Own the PP rating
  • Have completed at least 100 hours of online flight activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical SPP exam


Commercial Pilot IFRCP
  • Own the SPP rating
  • Have completed at least 200 hours of online flight activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the practical CP exam


Airline Transport PilotATP
  • Own the CP rating for at least 3 months
  • Have completed at least 750 hours of online flight activity
  • Pass the theoretical test3 and the two parts of the practical ATP exam4


Senior Flight InstructorSFISpecial rating issued by the Training Director (IVAO-TD) and the Training Assistant Director (IVAO-TAD) experienced HQ instructors and examiners of the Training HQ department


Chief Flight Instructor CFIHonorary rating issued to past and present IVAO-TD and IVAO-TAD


Notes:

  1. Only the connection times in an active ATC position are counted. Hours connected as observer are not taken into account.
  2. The rating on the member profile is updated automatically at 12:00 UTC.
  3. To pass your theoretical tests or to request your practical exams, log on to your "Exam Status" area.
  4. The SEC and ATP exams are not managed at the level of the France division but directly by the Training HQ department.