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NF-OBS Meteorological Observer Online Training Course

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NF-OBS Meteorological Observer Online Course




Aug 24­­Nov 6, 2020

Pass the NF-OBS on the first attempt! Plus register early to save $200

Course Details

The live, online training course fully prepares surface weather observers for taking the FAA NF-OBS examination.

The course combines 20 hours of virtual instruction with an estimated 16 hours of directed self-study.

Each course is lead by an experienced meteorologist who will provide guidance on how best to use the study materials to prepare for the FAA examination and give ample opportunity for Q&A.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the online course and self-study materials, attendees will have learned:

  • Techniques for practical observations
  • Techniques for practical observations
  • Definitions, estimation and coding rules for present weather, sky conditions, temperature and atmospheric pressure
  • How and when to report SPECI and Remarks
  • Tips for completing the exam

Course Registration for 2020 - $1,295

Each course takes place over a 4-day period with 5 hours of online instruction each day. Available upcoming courses:

  • August 24 -27, 2020 (early bird deadline Aug 7)
  • October 12 - 15, 2020 (early bird deadline Sept 18)
  • November 2 - 5, 2020 (early bird deadline Oct 16)

Register before the early bird date to save $200 per seat ($1,095).

Pass the NF-OBS on the first attempt!

Register and select your online course dates here

StormGeo Met Observer Training Experience

StormGeo has trained more than a thousand weather observers globally during the past 10 years with a very high success rate.

StormGeo is a UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved training provider/tester and approved by the Norwegian CAA. Our trainers are all experienced airport met observers as well as World Meteorological Organization (WMO)-compliant aviation forecasters.

NF Obs training

Additional Information
Cancellations made at least two weeks before the course date will not be charged for. Cancellations less than 2 weeks and at least 1 week before the course will be charged at 50% of the course fee whilst for those cancelled with less than 1 week’s notice the full course fee will be payable.