IAA Website - Monday, January 30, 2023 4:58 PM

The IAA provides ELPAC (English Language Proficiency for Aeronautical Communication) assessment services for both ANS staff and Pilots. 

Developed by Eurocontrol the ELPAC test fully meets ICAO standards and recommended practices. The ELPAC test for air traffic controllers is fully recognised by ICAO for being in compliance with ICAO Doc 9835. The ELPAC test for pilots is being reviewed by ICAO.

The ELPAC suite comprises three tests: ELPAC ATC, ELPAC pilots, ELPAC level 6 (ATC+pilots).

Our Eurocontrol trained and accredited staff test and assess language proficiency and competency for-
level 4(operational)
level 5 (extended)
level 6(expert).
(in accordance with ICAO LPRs and EU340/15)

The regulatory approved test centre is located at the IAA Enroute Control Centre,Ballycasey,Shannon,County Clare,Ireland.

For further details and information please contact Declan Mangan at Declan.Mangan@iaa.ie.