Arbitration Advocate Training I
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and ending at 5 p.m. on Thursday, the Arbitration Advocate Training-I (AAT-I) class will be four (4) full days and will be strictly related to Arbitration Hearings regarding disciplinary/adverse action cases. Attendee participation is a must. Attendees must also bring a laptop to the class. There are fifteen (15) modules presented in this class. There is always a question and answer session when the class is completed. Please come prepared to learn.
There also is a pre-class reading homework assignment that is required to be completed prior to the class.
The modules presented in this class consist of:
- Burden/quantum of proof
- Efficiency of the service concept
- The Douglas Factors
- The Arbitration process
- Role of the Arbitrator;
- Pre-hearing coordination with the Agency and Arbitrator
- Hearing preparation
- Day of the hearing
- Opening statements
- Direct examination
- Cross examination
- Case preparation
- Post Hearing Briefs
This class also requires the participants to research, prepare, and conduct a mock arbitration hearing in front of an arbitrator.
Prerequisites: Basic FacRep Training (BRT) and Advanced Representative Training (ART)
Training duration: This 4-day training begins on Monday at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
What to bring: Pen/highlighter, notepad, laptop
***Please do not book air travel or make plans to attend any NATCA Academy training without prior approval from your Facility Representative, RVP, or the Administrative Assistant in your region.***