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Aircraft Operations Awareness for Emissions Verifiers (Classroom, 2 days)

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Improve your knowledge of the operating procedures and safety standards involved in fuel and load planning, handling and usage relating to the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand operating procedures, safety standards and the on-board and ground systems involved in aviation fuel and load planning, handling and usage
  • Understand the ETS verification (audit) process
  • Minimise the potential for health safety incidents and provide verifiers with a “working knowledge” of the industry (as required by EA-6/03)

Course content

The objective of zero emissions

  • Regulatory environment
  • National, regional and International Civil Aviation Authorities

Jet aircraft characteristics and how airlines are organized

Understanding fuel

  • Aviation fuel types
  • Fuel management systems
  • Aircraft fuel systems and ground fuel systems
  • Fuel planning parameters and regulatory requirements

Understanding tonne-kilometre data

  • Aircraft weight and balance
  • Biofuels
  • IATA XML standards for electronic invoicing
  • A standard for fuel suppliers to invoice airlines

Airline quality systems

  • Roles of IATA, IOSA and ISAGO
  • Fuel and load data transfer within the airline
  • Preparing the visit to the airport
  • Ramp safety

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Emissions verifiers for the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)
  • Financial staff, including controllers, treasury officers and accountants

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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