Welcome to the VATUSA Training Resource Center! It is within these pages that you will find the information necessary to begin and advance your career as an Air Traffic Controller in the United States Division (VATUSA) of VATSIM.

The mission of the VATUSA Training Resource Center is to provide material that is simple to read, easy to retain, and fun to learn.

Every aspiring controller is urged to make use of the resources available here - they are meant to help you become the best virtual controller possible. If there is anything that you'd like to see added, please notify the VATUSA Training Administration.

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Check out the ATIS Issuance section as well as the Issuing Clearances section for two UND ATCast videos brought to you in part by the University of North Dakota.
  • We added a Frequently Asked Question Link to the top of the page which should help answer some of the more common questions. If you have a question you would like to see added send an email to the interim training director at (

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