Global Ratings Policy v2.2013.
No section of this policy overrides the provisions of Sections A(1), A(2), and C(2) of the VATSIM
Code of Conduct.
1.VATSIM Controller Global Ratings
The following controller ratings shall apply throughout VATSIM:
A.Tower Trainee (S1)
This rating does not cover any particular competencies. A member can use this rating to control
no higher than Tower (TWR) subject to local restrictions.
B.TOWER Controller (S2)
This rating includes all airport DEL, GND and TWR control services, except at a tower that
provides procedural approach services as outlined in Section 4.6 of this Policy
C.TMA Controller (S3)
This rating includes APP and DEP control services associated with a particular airport/area.
D.Enroute Controller (C1)
This rating is for all Enroute CTR sectors; both radar and nonradar control services.
E.Senior Controller (C3)
A Senior Controller (C3) rating may be awarded to a controller already certified to provide the
six (6) standard VATSIM controller services described above AND who also provides other
services NOT related to a control role covered by the ratings for: DEL, GND, TWR, APP, DEP or
CTR. The rating of Senior Controller (C3) may be awarded by any VATSIM Division to give
recognition of seniority, performance or any additional role beyond that of a normal Controller
(C1) as determined by the local Region/Division.