GAT Overview

The ICAO GAT Office, established in January 2014, is the focal point of contact for all ICAO training related activities. It is responsible for the planning, management and coordination of all ICAO aviation training activities ensuring the efficient, effective and harmonized implementation of the ICAO Training Policy. 


GAT Vision


Lead Human Resources Development in aviation


GAT Mission


Establish coordinated, effective and efficient mechanisms to support the development of human resources in aviation, appealing to Member States and the industry.


GAT Objectives


  • Facilitate the global implementation of ICAO provisions
  • Set up acceptable training and qualifications standards and frameworks
  • Provide guidance to States and industry in skills development


Reference Documents


Document DescriptionDate
1Aviation Training and Capacity-Building Roadmap for StatesA Practical Guide 03 March 2017
​2Update to the Criteria for Recognition of RTCEs En  Fr  Sp  Ru  Ar  Ch​Electronic Bulletin (EB 2017/6)12 Jan 2017
​3Framework for RTCE Status Recognition and Maintenance (En  Fr  Sp  Ru  Ar  Ch)​Policy Update22 Dec 2016
​4ICAO Civil Aviation Training Policy

En  Fr  Sp  Ru  Ar  Ch

​Policy Update25 May 2016
​5​​GAT Training Taxonomy​GAT Taxonomy​2016
​6TPSC Terms of Reference​TPSC Terms of Reference​2016
7 GAT OrganizationGAT Organizational Chart14 March 2018
8 TRAINAIR PLUS Programme Update
En  Fr  Sp  Ru  Ar  Ch
Electronic Bulletin (EB 2014/73) 24 Dec 2014
9 Assembly Resolution A38-12 Appendix D A38 Resolution04 Oct 2013


Document Updates



Validator Qualifying Requirements

Latest issue available under (Validator Qualification)


Instructor Qualifying Requirements

Latest Version available here: (Procedure to Become an ICAO-Qualified Instructor)


TRAINAIR PLUS Operational Manual (TPOM)

This edition is published Dec 2018


Training Development Guide (TDG) – Doc9941

A new update is planned for 2017


Training Instructor Guide (TIG)

Launch of new version planned for Dec 2016


The GAT Team


GAT Contact information


ICAO Civil Aviation Training Policy.pdf
Policy Update25 May 2016
GAT Organization.pdf
​GAT Organizational Chart01 Jan 2016
TRAINAIR PLUS Programme Update.pdf
​GAT Organizational Chart01 Jan 2016
- French.pdf
- Russian.pdf
- Spanish.pdf
- Arabic.pdf
- Chinese.pdf
ICAO Regional Training Centres of Excellence.pdf
Electronic Bulletin (EB 2014/22)20 May 2014
Assembly Resolution A38-12 Appendix D.pdf
A38 Resolution04 Oct 2013
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