Reference to authority requirements: Regulations Aeronautical meteorological service BSL G 7-1 § 6 and Appendix 3.
METAR1: basic training
METAR2 - Periodic academic update (PFO)
The course is a required annual refresher training for all personnel who report METAR weather observations to helicopter traffic and / or AVINOR / Meteorological Institute and who have completed METAR1 basic training, theory and practical part.
The course includes both theoretical and practical update and any changes in policy or practice.
Trond H. Wikne (course Bergen), 22 96 30 54
Qualifications: Good general education (high school), desired practice from maritime environment, aviation environment or similar.
Registration: As soon as possible, and no later than 14 days before the course starts. Registration is mandatory.
Cancellation: If cancellation of course takes place after the deadline, Norwegian Meteorological Institute will reserve the right to 50% payment of the course fee.
Participants: We reserve the right to cancel courses where there are not enough participants. If the given date not fit, we will be positive for alternative time, provided that registration of a minimum of 4 participants for each course.
Course fee includes course materials, lunch, coffee / soft drinks