They maintain air traffic control qualification skills throughout their careers; many qualify and maintain currency in joint terminal attack control procedures, in addition to other special operations skills like infiltration skills, combat diver and demolition qualifications.
SPECIAL WARFARE PREPARATORY COURSE (SW PREP)
Candidates undergo intense strength and conditioning training by running, rucking, and swimming extensively.
SPECIAL WARFARE ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION COURSE
Candidates must prove they are worthy to advance in CCT training or find another career field.
SPECIAL WARFARE PRE-DIVE COURSE
Pre-dive prepares candidates physically and mentally for the rigors of combat dive school. It consists of intense calisthenics, middle- and long-distance running, swimming and most importantly, water-confidence training.
SPECIAL WARFARE COMBAT DIVE COURSE
Becoming an expert diver happens here. Building upon what they learned during the pre-dive course, CCT 's undergo extensive combat dive training so they can wield airpower whenever, wherever.
This course provides final CCT qualifications.
MILITARY FREE-FALL COURSE
In addition to being certified air traffic controllers, CCT 's are also advanced skydivers. This is where they take that next step by building on the training they received at airborne school.
Special Warfare Airmen conduct missions in some of the most extreme and hostile places on the planet. Here they receive survival, evasion, resistance, and escape training.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
The primary responsibility of a CCT is to direct air traffic. In addition to continuing the rigorous fitness training, they also learn how to become air traffic controllers and eventually get FAA certified.
COMBAT CONTROL APPRENTICE COURSE
CCT 's are more than air traffic controllers, they 're battlefield Airmen usually operating in the middle of a war zone. They learn to apply their training under pressure while obtaining fundamental combat skills utilizing a range of weapons and strategies.
SPECIAL TACTICS TRAINING
The longest segment of the pipeline is also the most comprehensive with advanced weapons and demolition training, all-terrain vehicle operation and core skills instruction, all culmination in a five-level upgrade on completion.