AC / LAC: Meteorological Assistant

  • Job DescriptionTo perform the duties of Weather Observer for safe and successful completion of air and ground mission as well as maintenance of Flight Safety. For details refer Annexure- VI
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • CodeIAF/Met/170
  • SectorAerospace & Aviation
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours3860
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate of Training (D Trg), Air HQ
  • Certifying BodiesWorkshop Training Institute (WTI) and Regional Examining Board (Training)
  • Proposed Occupation

    AC/LAC of Met Asst trade

  • Progression Pathway

    *Subject to clearing promotion exam for Corporal (Cpl),
    Sergeant (Sgt) and Junior Warrant Officer (JWO) called as
    Corporal Promotion Exam (CPE), Sergeant Promotion Exam
    (SPE) and Junior Warrant Officer Promotion Exam (JPE).

  • Qualification File AC, LAC MET ASST.pdf
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    1.Entire range of work and Shift Duties of Met Observer IAF/MET/170/01 Mandatory 460 4
    2. Plotting and Charting IAF/MET/170/02 Mandatory 420 4
    3.Met Instruments IAF/MET/170/03 Mandatory 430 4
    4. Met Software and websites IAF/MET/170/04 Mandatory 430 4
    5. Hydrogen gas and PB ascent IAF/MET/170/05 Mandatory 410 4
    6. Modern Met Equipment IAF/MET/170/06 Mandatory 430 4
    7.Tephi-gram IAF/MET/170/07 Mandatory 450 4
    8. Field Equipment IAF/MET/170/08 Mandatory 420 4
    9.Helipad duties IAF/MET/170/09 Mandatory 410 4
    Total 3860
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