NF-OBS online met observer training

StormGeo provides a virtually interactive met observer training course for NF-OBS (non-federal observation) personnel preparing for the FAA exam.

NF OBS online learning
Key benefits

Compliant virtual training

We provide a live online training course for surface weather observers prior to taking the FAA NF-OBS examination. Our virtual training is 100% compliant with FAA Orders JO 7900.5D and JO 7210.77.

Experienced and authorized trainers

For the past ten years, StormGeo has been providing weather observer training all around the world. We’ve seen time and again that tutoring conducted by experienced trainers greatly improves how well an observer performs on an exam.

Details and specifications 

We provide a live online training course for surface weather observers prior to taking the FAA NF-OBS examination.

The course combines 14 hours of virtual tutoring with an estimated 16 hours of directed self-study. By completing the course, an observer will be fully prepared to take the FAA NF-OBS exam. You can read the course syllabus here. Course content includes:

Pre-course reading and online materials

A virtual classroom introduction session

  • Course introduction delivered live by an experienced trainer.
  • Guidance on how best to use the study materials and prepare for the FAA examination.
  • Opportunity for student Q&A.

Four virtual classroom training sessions

  • Delivered live by an experienced trainer.
  • Covers all course modules and both re-enforces and expands upon self-study materials.
  • Practice questions on each learning outcome, including mock examination questions.
  • Discussion with the trainer, including one-on-one guidance.
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