ICAO PANS-OPS Instrument Procedures Design: General Criteria and Conventional Practices

You will be able to gain the knowledge and skills on criteria governing non-precision and precision approach. This course is also module 1 of the ICAO PANS – OPS Instrument Procedures Design.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Develop strategies to design instrument departure procedures
  • Recognise the essential elements in the design of non-precision and precision approaches
  • Understand the theory of various criteria specified in ICAO Document 8168 Procedures for Air Navigation Services (PANS-OPS) in the design of instrument procedures 

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended if you require in-depth knowledge of the principles and applications of instrument procedures design standards and criteria in air navigation. 


  • Have achieved a level of Mathematics competency equivalent to 'high school' standard
  • You must enclose documentary evidence in your application form to show that you satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Be a qualified pilot
    • Have an engineering background
    • Have experience in a field providing knowledge of aircraft instrument operations
Dates  13 Jun - 15 Jul 2022
Duration/Time 5 weeks 
Mode of delivery In - person  
Fees^ S$7,880
^Fees subject to change. Participants will be notified of the actual course fees in the course placement letter.           

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Last Updated on 12 September 2023