IMTR offers, WMO prescribed courses for Meteorological Personnel. The duration of the courses ranges from four months, one year, and two years, The courses offered include:
(a) Advanced Forecasting Course (AFC) (twelve weeks). This course is for practising forecasters with AMTC (WMO class II) and at least two years working experience in a forecasting office.
(b) Operational Training Course (OTC), a twenty-week initial forecasting course for fresh University graduates.
(c) Ordinary Diploma in Meteorology (three years). This is a pre-service course for meteorological cadre. Entry requirement: Ordinary level school certificate holders.
(d) Ordinary Diploma in Meteorological Communication (three years). This is a pre-service course for meteorological telecommunications cadre. Entry requirement: Ordinary level school certificate holders.
(e) Advanced Observers Course (AOC).This is a one-year course intended for Meteorological Observers (WMO Class IV Meteorologist) who have several years experience in weather observations and other related duties.